Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. 1Timothy1:15
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Why was Christ crucified?
Why was Christ crucified?
(picture taken from movie of  "Passion")

Mel Gibson, who is both an actor and a director, made the movie  "Passion"  spending 12years designing it, investing thirty hundred million US dollars in it. This movie was then shown all over the world.

However, the movie raised several questit. ions in the minds of those who watched it. One of them is "Why did Christ die on the cross though He was not guilty?"
The Sinless Nature of Christ

Pilate, who was a judge of highest authority in those days, concluded from various investigations that  "I have found no reason for death in Him." And, many commoners who interacted with Him testified that  "He committed no sin, nor was deceit found in His mouth" When asked whether He as the Son of God, Jesus answered,  "You rightly say that I am," acknowledging that He is sinless and is God's Son.

Christ encouraged and helped people who were social outcasts such as tax collectors, harlots and many other sufferers. And through more than 35 miracles, He showed his power over nature, cured diseases and raised dead people, demonstrating that He is the Son of God. Can we find any reason to crucify such a Person?

But, it seems strange that such a powerful and sinless Person willingly submitted Himself to a most humiliating death at the cross. It's amazing. Why? It was to take our place and pay for our sins. To understand why Jesus needed to pay for our sins, please read on.
Our real appearance
Our real appearance
(picture taken from movie of  "Passion")

We often make ourselves feel better by thinking that we're living a better life than others. But if we come honestly to God Who "knows the hearts of all,"  we cannot say, we are not guilty.

The Bible says,  "All have sinned,"   "There is non righteous, no, not one." We'll surely meet death and go away from this world. Then, how will happen to us after death?
If we die without asking God to forgive our sins, we will be judged upon the sins we have committed. The Bible warns us, "Die once, after that be judged." The judgement is that the person will continue to receive endless punishment in the place of hell. How terrible! This is the result of sinners who do not believe in God.
Christ as our substitute

However, God crucified Jesus Christ, as our substitute. Jesus took the punishment for our sins that we should receive in the hell. He who has no sins, took the place of us sinners. In fact, it was to save you and I from eternal judgment of hell that Jesus Christ suffered on the cross and shed His precious blood on this earth. This was the reason why Jesus Christ submitted Himself to the death at the cross. His death was prophesied in the Bible 700 years before His birth.
Why was Christ crucified?
(picture taken from movie of  "Passion")

"He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray; We have turned, every one, to his own way; And the Lord has laid on Him the iniquity of us all."

Christ loves us to the extent that He doesn't spare His life. It is a historical truth that Christ rose again on the third day. His resurrection shows that he has power over death. After His resurrection, He showed Himself to more that 500 people, confirming that He is the Son of God.
We have to believe in Christ

Blessing of our life and our destination after death, how our life goes and where we go after death, depend on One-Jesus Christ. For, this very One, indeed, is both God our Maker and our Savior. Many people try to cleanse their sins by doing good works, hoping to be acceptable before God. However, their sins remain unforgiven. God asks you to stop relying on your efforts and deeds, and to believe Christ from your heart as your solid rock of your life. Christ, Who is living now, is the Savior Who saves those who rely on Him from destruction, and makes great changes to their lives. Please, turn to God and believe in Christ. There, you will have endless hope of life.
"Look to Me, and be saved, All you ends of the earth! For I am God, and there is no other."
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