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Substitutionary Atonement

Atonement Articles

Here are some articles to read that I promised I would give to my Theology Class.  The Nature of the Atonement Why And For Whom Did Christ Die?by Phil Johnson The Love of God and the Intent of the Atonement  by D. A. Carson,  research professor of New Testament at  Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. Theories of the Atonement by Leon Moris The Doctrine of Atonement by John G. Reisinger The Doctrine of Atonement – Part 1 The Doctrine of Atonement – Part 2 The Doctrine of Atonement – Part 3 Limited Atonement – An Editorial  see also

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A believer in Substitutionary [Actual] Atonement Shares the Gospel

With all the pejorative misinformation and straw-man presentations of different Evangelistic Theologies.  The following post from Desiring God is a helpful in understanding the Biblical basis and importance of Substitutionary Atonement or Actual Atonement when proclaiming the Gospel. From Desiring God blog: Here’s a conversation between an unbeliever and an evangelist who believes in the doctrine of [Substitutionaary or Actual Atonement] definite atonement (sometimes unhelpfully called “limited atonement”)—the biblical teaching that when Jesus died, God’s unalterable purpose was to cancel the sins and commute the death sentence of all whom he would give to the Son (John 6:39). Unbeliever: So what are you offering

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Glenn Leatherman

I am first of all a disciple and follower of Jesus Christ. I affirm Evangelical Christian beliefs as well as  Gospel driven in philosophy of ministry. I am married to Ann and am raising 2 wonderful boys – Jonathan and Andrew. My purpose is to build disciplemaking disciples that are becoming fishers of men in fully displaying of God’s Glory in all things. Learn more

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