propitiation

18 years ago, I heard a sermon on Matthew 27:46--Jesus' cry of dereliction on the cross, "My God, My God, Why have You forsaken Me?" At one point, the minister who was preaching this message said, "Jesus wasn't really forsaken; he just felt forsaken by his Father in his soul." I remember sensing...
I was recently reading John Murray's profoundly enriching sermon, " The Father's Love "--in the newly released volume of his sermon, O Death, Where is Thy Sting? --and was struck afresh with the wonder of the mystery of the commingling of the Father's love and wrath in His dealings with the Son on...
Scott Cook
Over at Derek Rishmway's blog Reformedish , Tim Keller has posted an excellent article on the reality of Christ's suffering on the cross . Relying on excerpts drawn from Calvin's interpretation of the descent of Christ into hell ( Book II.16.8 ), Keller deals with the question of how Christ could...