We know that Jesus came to set us free from sin.
We also know that setting us free required His death, but only at the time, place and manner chosen by God before the foundations of the world.
For many years, I took this fact for granted. I’d never stopped to think about all the orchestration this required.
As man moved, God moved because He required a cross, not a stone, and Jesus came to set us free, not to be set free.
Let’s consider just a few of the events God had to coordinate. [Read more…]