Because when he was dangling on that cross, he was thinking of you

from Jefferson Bethke – Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus (Spoken Word) on Rap Genius

Meaning

Galatians 1:4; I John 2:2
The whole premise behind Jesus' willingness to die was so that he could take on your sins. While he was hanging on the cross about to die, he knew that he was saving you from a fate worse than death, which is hell.

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