It is not just the case that Jesus has provided an example of how we should live. His life, death, and resurrection have provided much more.
Why should we read a dead white Swiss man?
As the king of all, Jesus could have come down from the cross, as the bystanders dared him to do.
More and more, Christians must answer the question of why God permits evil.
While with his tongue the Suffering Servant made “intercession for transgressors” (Isa. 53:12), with torn flesh he made atonement for those who bruised him.
Tyndale thought figural exegesis was how all people could enter into Scripture and see the work of God in Christ Jesus.
God’s love is something counter-cultural, offensive, and ego-insulting. It is not free, but costly.