How then, can man – the finite, ever hope to repay transgressions against God – the Infinite?
I can only think of two ways that a finite can ever add up to Infinity: [A] The finite can pay over and over and over and over and over again – for an Infinite amount of Time – that is: 1 + 1 +1 +1 + 1 … going on Forever is equal to Infinity – OR – [B] The Infinite can pay One Time for the one who has only himself or herself to offer – that is: 1 (that’s me) + Infinity (that’s God) is equal to Infinity. [Note: Adding 1 to Infinity does not affect Infinity in any way – it is Still Infinity…but, adding Infinity to 1 makes all the difference in the world to 1!] Either way – A or B, Justice is satisfied. What does this have to do with us, you might ask? Well, I’d say Everything. The Bible teaches the following basic principles – in fact, it is the entire Theme of the Bible: • Man, in his natural state, is sinful and has transgressed against a Holy God – a God Who is Infinitely Just. • Jesus Christ paid the penalty for Man’s transgressions by paying the Ultimate Price on the Cross. • Je