“Jesus exemplified God’s love in
a rare expression of spiritual magnanimity: the willing oblation of
his own life. By sacrificing himself for the spiritual welfare of
others, a savior who is empowered by God to do so can expiate the sins
of others. Jesus, a world savior, took on himself not only the karmic
debt of his disciples but also the sin of the masses by allowing
himself to be crucified."
“Jesus’ sacrifice was,
primarily, to exemplify for all time the power of spiritual force over
ignorance and brute force. He showed that the power of love could
conquer the Roman Empire, with which all its might could not suppress
his philosophy. His reign has outlasted
that of all warrior conquerors, based on the divine edict: “Love your
Source: The Second Coming of Christ: The Resurrection of the Christ
Within You by Paramahansa Yogananda
"Jesus gave it all away,
including His body."
Neem Karoli Baba
What is Original Sin? Original
Sin is simply the choice using Free Will to be separate
from God. The suffering that follows this choice is what inevitably
leads us back to Unity and Self Realization.