Lecture 5, Blessing or Curse?:

When God deals with mankind, He does so in the framework of covenants. In biblical covenants, God has sovereignly administered terms and conditions that must be met, with the promise of blessing if kept, and the threat of penalty, or curse if not. Born under the curse, none of us have fulfilled the demands of God perfectly. But Jesus did, and yet went to the cross anyway. As Christians living by faith, how are we to understand the cross in light of the covenants? Was it a blessing or curse? Here R.C. gives his answer in how the Christian is to understand the Cross of Christ.