Over the past, nearly 50 years, I’ve heard the story of Jesus presented many different ways. Some were very clear, to me, at least. Others were somewhat confusing. In the past, I would have criticized those Gospel presentations that I found confusing or that didn’t live up to my definition of what was “appropriately reverent.” Thankfully, God has changed my heart in that regard.
So, if what Jesus did for you has never made sense the way(s) you’ve heard it in the past, maybe it will make better sense this way: