2. Stanley points out that dealing with Jesus and the Cross demands us getting beyond ourselves and thinking about God, outside of our own motivation of what we get out of it. What do you think of God’s self-offering in Jesus being something God does as a demonstration of love instead of being a “requirement” for the forgiveness of sins?
3. Can you imagine a conversation between Jesus the Son and God the Father, in the kind of intimacy Stanley describes as “a love so publicly displayed” that it could cause embarrassment? How does it feel to be given “binoculars” to see into “the interior life of the Triune God” and be able to “listen in” on a conversation between God and God’s Self?