The Atoning Crucifixion
It’s not uncommon for Latter-day Saints to say that Christ atoned in the Garden of Gethsemane, but not on the cross. In this episode, Dr. John Hilton III explores why this typical answer doesn’t align with our own scriptural teachings on the crucifixion, why it should, and why the cross can be a symbol of a living, and a loving Savior.
“Teaching the Scriptural Emphasis on the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ” (Religious Educator, vol. 20, no. 3 2019)
Considering the Cross (Deseret Book, 2021)