Why did it please God that his son was brutalized? Why does a loving God allow us to hurt so deeply? What made Jesus death any different from thousands who died just as He did? darkness covered the earth that day. The sun fled, from noon until three the darkness of death however over the hill where the Son of God was drying. As Christians we know the story well--the nails in his hands, the throns on his head, the gambling soldiers, the taunting thieves. charles Swindoll invites us to "Return with me to those epochal days when out Lord walked into the awful darkness--which he did not deserve --only to arise into the sunlit dawn of triumph, Proving us victory from which we shall never know defeat.
Another excellently written book by Charles Swindoll that covers the tragedy and triumph of the cross.
The two most significant events in human history are the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. And no one can uncover their meaning for today quite like Charles Swindoll. From the poignant interactions of The Last Supper, through the despairing events of Gethsemane and the seven last words of Jesus on the Cross, Dr. Swindoll challenges readers with a new perspective on the atoning work of Christ. And in Part Two of this inspirational work, the secret of how the resurrection of Jesus enables Christians to live triumphantly is revealed in a clear yet surprising way.