We, well I do not think about the magnitude of God’s grace as it applies to Christ’s death. As a people we are under a sentence of death for our condition of sin. The unimaginable reality is that God accepts the death of His son as my death, so that the death sentence on my head is not carried out. The mind blowing, unimaginable reality is that God accepts Christ’s death for all believers. There is nothing before that acceptance that indicates the magnitude of that act of grace. It does not say that one can substitute for another. There are types but the magnitude of God’s acceptance of Christ’s sacrifice for us makes those types much less than pale examples.
This would be a good thing to memorialise on a day like today.