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Atonement: Part IV (I think)

I realized today that Isaiah tells a similar story to the one I told in my Tackling the Atonement post. I’m using the NASB today. This is Isaiah 59:16-21: And He saw that there was no man, And was astonished … Continue reading

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Atonement: Part Three (I Think)

It is very hard to just step back and look at a doctrine so important to the faith as the atonement. I am always looking for ways to get my readers to hear what I am saying, to somehow not … Continue reading

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Jesus Paid It All?

I’m back on the “Jesus Paid It All” bandwagon again. I saw a blog I won’t reference because I really liked it. I’ll link to it some other time when I’m not using it to point out an error that … Continue reading

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Questions About Salvation

This is an email I wrote this morning. I think it’s anonymous enough to post publicly. 1. What does “saved” mean to me? “Saved” is a big word that means different things in different context. In Romans 5:9-10 for example, … Continue reading

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Penal Substitution

I wrote a page on “penal substition” or the “substitutionary atonement” at Christian-history.org. However, because of the nature of my site, Christian History for Everyman, I included an exposition of the atonement from my perspective, which I hope was an … Continue reading

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The Letter of Ignatius to the Ephesians: Chapter One

I started this series yesterday with an introduction to the early Christian writings. This is Ignatius’ epistle to the Ephesians, written in A.D. 107 or 116, about 50 or 60 years after Paul wrote his epistle to the Ephesians and … Continue reading

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