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Why Did Jesus Need to Die On the Cross and Live a Perfect Life?

Episode 1162 | Pastor Adriel Sanchez and Dr. Bill Maier answer questions about Christ’s active and passive obedience, addiction, Judas’s betrayal, and when a building is questionable for a church to meet in.

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Episode 1162 Show Notes

From the Show







Imagine that I tell my son that he needs to clean his room. Now imagine that he rebels against my instruction and refuses to clean the bedroom. When I confront him about this he says, “I’m so sorry, please forgive me.” Even though I forgive him, that room still needs to be cleaned. See, God calls us to keep the positive requirements of his law, and when we rebel, someone still needs to keep that law.

– Pastor Adriel Sanchez

Why Did Jesus Need to Die On the Cross and Live a Perfect Life?

Questions in this Episode

  1. If a Christian succumbs to addiction and dies from an overdose, does this mean that they won’t be saved?
  2. Why did God kill David’s son?
  3. I know that Jesus’s life gives us righteousness and that his death takes care of our sins, but isn’t one of these enough? Couldn’t he have just lived a perfect life and give us his righteousness, why did he have to die?
  4. Why did Jesus betray Jesus with a kiss in Luke 22:53?
  5. Is it wrong for a church to meet in a Jewish community center?

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