Jesus was the perfect sacrifice. This does not mean that God required the sacrifice of Jesus. It was not God who required it, but man.
In Part 4, we found out that God never required sacrifices from his people, even in Old Testament times. Today, I have one more surprise in store for you.
When many of us read scripture, we see the many sacrifices made by God’s people and we assume that this was because required this of them. But the Bible does not say this. In fact, it says quite the opposite. For example, in Psalms 51:17: