“…At the right time Christ died for the ungodly.” Romans 5:6b
What made then the right time? Why not a hundred years earlier or later? Why not during the Civil War period? Or 2005? Why was then the right time?
Maybe a stoning would mean nothing or an execution in front of a firing squad or a lethal injection – maybe a cross was what God was waiting for.
“It is finished!”, he said.