What the Atonement Did

This is a condensed version of the ‘What the Atonement Did” series I wrote a few years back. This version appeared in the March 2007 edition of Next-Wave. We evangelical Christians talk a lot about atonement stories, throwing out theories of penal substitution, ransom, recapitulation, and so on. These are all good, but, this is […]

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What the atonement did III: Defining love

What the atonement did I What the atonement did II: Simon’s second speech What the atonement did IV: Only because of the atonement In 1 John 4.7-21 we see the heart of reconciliation, we see the why of Jesus’ life, death, and living again. In these verses we see what has been told to us […]

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What the atonement did II: Simon's second speech

What the atonement did I What the atonement did III: Defining Love What the atonement did IV: Only because of the atonement I want to take Luke’s account of Simon Peter’s second sermon in two parts: Part one: Reconciliation in action (3.1-10) Part two: Reconciliation expounded (3.11-26) Part one: Reconciliation in action- Now Peter and […]

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What the atonement did I

I have taken a step back from blogging for a few weeks now, and during that time I have thought allot about the atonement. I really started thinking about this because of the current cover story of Christianity Today and some concerns that were raised about a small view of atonement… and of course, there […]

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