If Jesus Christ had not suffered for our sins, what would be our message today? The question is simple and profound. The answer is also simple yet profound. For those who take the time to ponder and explore the question, a surprising host of detailed scriptural references addressing this topic awaits them. One way to understand the importance of something is to consider its opposite. This short, well sourced work illustrates the necessity of Christ's atonement by discussing what would occur in its absence. The question poses collateral questions such as, what would become of God the Father, and what would become of all of us, if Christ had not suffered for us.