“Yet WE esteemed Him (Jesus) striken, smitten by God, and afflicted.”
When we stop to see through whose ‘eyes’ we are viewing a scene, we may be surprised that what we thought we knew…well…read for yourself.
This topic is of great importance, for the wrong understanding of God’s character made a mess of my life. You can read my post, Raw and Real, to see what I mean.
We’ve been asking some faithful questions about the popular view of atonement (Penal Substitutionary Atonement, or PSA) that postulates that God killed Jesus in order to forgive us. The main verse advocates use for this view is Isaiah 53:10.
We will get to PSA’s proof-text in due course, but we’re still covering some vital background to understanding this prophecy.
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