Tag Archives: substitutionary atonement

By His Wounds, We Are Healed

Happy Easter everyone (or Resurrection Sunday if you prefer). I had hoped to publish this yesterday, but it wasn’t quite ready yet. Yesterday we went to our respective churches and celebrated that Jesus is no longer dead and in the … Continue reading

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The Word: Hebrews 10:1-18

Given yesterday’s Yom Kippur/Day of Atonement post, this passage seemed a good choice today: Hebrews 10:1-18 ESV: For since the law has but a shadow of the good things to come instead of the true form of these realities, it … Continue reading

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Controversial Topics: ‘Wrath of God’

By now I’m sure you’re aware of the controversy over the hymn: “In Christ Alone” which happens to contain the line “Till on that cross as Jesus died/the wrath of God was satisfied.”  It’s a beautiful hymn and the line is … Continue reading

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What Must Be Denied to Reject Substitutionary Atonement

There has been some online chatter recently on the subject of whether Jesus Christ’s death on the cross was necessary and criticizing the doctrine of substitutionary atonement (that by dying on the cross Jesus took the punishment we deserved and … Continue reading

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Sound Bites: On Creflo, CEF and Genocide and Threats to the Gospel

From Washington Post’s OnFaith twitter account: “The devil knows that in order to discredit the message, you need to at first discredit the messenger.” -Creflo Dollar Actually, Mr. Dollar – your message discredited you long before these allegations of violence … Continue reading

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