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And there you nail it
'In your mind'
The rest of us are free to believe in freedom of thought.
because he is a jealous God
5 You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me
IMO,the biblical account suggests Jesus died for the sins of man, by linking sin=Satan
Yes, he might provide the opportunity to sin but mans free will decides whether to execute the act of sinning.
Again, my interpretation of the biblical account of the meaning behind the crucifixion suggests Jesus sacrificed himself of his own free will to humanity as a symbol of eternal life upon the Resurrection being completed as he foretold.