EPISODE #106: Ted asks about whether Christians should give things up for Lent. Rod offers up some different conversations like, “How does the cross work? Why is the cross so important in Christianity?”, and the words that are associated with it: Reconciliation, Adoption, and the idea of Substitution.
We have the Gospel in Word and the Gospel in Sacrament. Both are poised to declare the peace of the Lord, the good news of God’s forgiveness because of the life, vicarious atonement, and resurrection of Jesus the Son.