Christ’s atonement constitutes of both the ‘expiation’ and the ‘propitiation’ of the sinner (Bloesch, 1997:157). The former points to Christ bearing our sin and dealt with it on the cross (Isa.53:6; 12; Heb.9:29), whereas the later speaks of Christ bearing the wrath and the righteous anger of God which was due to us (Rom. 3:24-25), (Cf., Frame, 2013: 902-903). In so doing the sinner is justified before the righteous
Dear Children, the god was Apollo. He brought my sick, sick fate upon me. But the blinding hand was my own! How could I bear to see When all my sight was horror everywhere?” Explanation: Oedipus is shown as guilty in this quote because he has done his self-punishment to god’s will. The plague being lifted right after his self-punishment occurs shows how the gods did not care who was being punished, as long as it was the true culprit of the
We all have failed and falling short of god’s expectation however, he is forgiving and ultimately the judge of who will go where after death. In heaven, you are said to be in the presence of god and your loved ones for eternity. Hell is for sinners or non believers are punished.. Some may wonder how is any of this possible to know. As a believer, it is very vital as the Word of God says, “I write these things to you who believe in the name of the son of god so that you may know that you have eternal life” (1 John 5:13).
Although the access to it is free, it requires a ready and willing response of acceptance on the part of the individual. As scripture points out, “This righteousness is given through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference between Jew and Gentile, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:22-23); this is the general characteristic of all mankind; all have sinned in Adam; are guilty by his sin, polluted with it and condemned because of it. Secondly, all of mankind who know good from bad, by their own actual transgressions are sinners. This is the case of the whole world regarding sin and condemnation.
That sure was worse”, but Satan cannot hear the voice of reason (2.163-169). As Moore later describes, “For never can true reconcilement grow / Where wounds of deadly hate have pierced so deep” (4.98-99). Satan, like many tragic heroes never grows past his flawed ways and ultimately succumbs to
Here, then planned the chief priest Jesus’ death, out of sheer dread. Scan second Samuel , twelve, verse twenty three “Now he is dead, wherefore should I fast” David bathed and put this plea For he knew he would meet his son in heaven at last. But the chief priests consulted that they might Put Lazarus to death, because by reason of him. Many of the Jews went away and believed on Jesus on bright “John twelve, ten to eleven”, bring facts to the brim The daughter of Jairus died and all wept Read Mark five, thirty five to forty three But Jesus said, “weep not for she has slept”. And the girl from the bonds of the death was set free When Jesus had reached the house of Jairus, he took The girl’s hand and said; Talithacumi, which meant “Little
Many people do not know this reality, and those who are aware of it refuse to listen to the counsel of the word of God, which instructs them to shy away from all forms of unrighteousness. Those who are born again have been born by a righteous Father, who expects them to abide in His righteousness. Fornication and any sexual sins belong to the world. They are the sins of those who are still slaves to the devil. Let no one who is called by the name of the Lord be involved in any unrighteousness