What's Good About Good Friday?
In this 2003 sermon, Dallas helps us understand the difficult question of how the crucifixion of Jesus could possibly be a good thing. He explains some theories of atonement, and why we can view the cross as a symbol of the goodness of God.
Jesus very carefully planned his death. He was in charge and he had carefully worked this out with the other members of the Trinitarian community. You must not think of him as a victim. To dig deeper into these concepts, read “The Craftiness of Christ.”