The Necessity of the Cross

R.C. Sproul

Series: The Atonement of Jesus


Was the cross of Christ necessary in order for God to forgive sins? Why did God choose to use the means of the crucifixion to redeem His people from their sins? What is it about God that requires the death of His Son? In this message, Dr. Sproul discusses the universal problem of mankind, God’s justice, and the absolute necessity of the Cross.

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