Who killed the Lord Jesus on the cross? This morning I was impressed and also reminded that it was not just man who killed the Lord Jesus, but it was also God who put Him to death. On the one hand, man was instigated by Satan to capture, condemn, and crucify the Lord on the cross; on the other hand, God came in and judged Christ on our behalf and put Him to death as the unique sinner in God’s eyes at that time.
Where do we see such a fact? In Psalm 22 we see that man did his best to persecute, mock, deride, scorn at, the Lord Jesus and inflict as much suffering on Him as possible. And then there’s a verse which says, “You have put me in the dust of death” – speaking of God. This morning I was reminded of both of these sides and I was again filled with a sweet appreciation for our Lord Jesus… continue reading via,