This article discusses the Hebrew way of counting, to show that the Lord Jesus was indeed in the grave for three days.
This article explains how the cross of Christ clarifies three things: man's root problem, God's character, and the future.
This article establishes the truth of the crucifixion of Christ. It considers the various attestations, from both Scripture and non-Christian sources.
This article shows how Jesus became a substitute for us in a massive way, in his taking the place of Barabbas.
Looking at the meaning of crucifixion from the Old Testament perspective and the Roman world, this article shows how Jesus' crucifixion serves to show that He died as our substitute, bearing the curse of God, embracing Gentiles in addition to Jews in His death. For these reasons Christ was not stoned, but crucified.
Did Jesus descend into hell like the Apostles' Creed confesses? Grudem argues against this article, and considers the phrase as one that was later introduced into the creed. The article considers the origin of the phrase "he descended into hell" and possible biblical support for the confession in passages like Acts 2:27, Ephesians 4:8-9, Romans 10:6-7, and 1 Peter 3:18-20.
The cross supercedes a myriad ineffective sacrifices. It is a single event that will never be repeated again, yet it vindicates God's choice of Israel and God as creator, and it leads to the defeat of heavenly powers and the redemption of the physical creation. These aspects are explained in detail in the article.
This article discusses how the Lord Jesus suffered from mockery while he hung on the cross.