“If anyone in the universe ever had a proper theology of God, it
would have been Jesus. Since the beginning of time, He had shared
fellowship with the Godhead. He knew God, because He was God!
And yet, in His humanity, in His suffering on the Cross, Jesus
cried out in agony, screaming these spine-chilling words: ‘My God,
my God, why have you forsaken me?’ (Matt. 27:46).
“How was it possible for God to be forsaken by God? Did Jesus
not understand that this sacrifice of His life was God’s plan for
redemption, to purchase back sinful humans and reconcile them to God?”
Learn more about this question from the book from this free chapter from Questions Jesus Asks: Where Divinity Meets Humanity.