How the Atonement Substitutes Punishment

[This blog continues my thoughts on the Atonement. For a fuller understanding, visit these previous posts that I have written: Jesus Didn’t Pay for Your Sins, The Governmental Theory of the Atonement, Error From Penal Substitution] The beauty of the Cross of Christ is that it serves as a substitute for the penalty of the…

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Vice Writer Claims Violent Video Games Don’t Desensitize, Proves Opposite

Today marks the release of the eleventh edition of one of the most iconic, controversial, and violent video games ever made, Mortal Kombat. I remember as a young man in the nineties when the very first Mortal Kombat was released to the Super Nintendo. I was eager to get my hands on it. If I…

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Error from Penal Substitution

Little children, let no one deceive you. He who practices righteousness is righteous, just as He is righteous. – 1 John 3:7 It would be wise for us to go throughout the Bible to look for verses like these that begin with, “let no one deceive you…” There are several. The sad thing is that…

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The Governmental Theory of Atonement

The Atonement of Christ is perhaps the most important doctrine of the Bible. It is because of the atonement that we can be forgiven and saved. This being the case, the atonement is something very important to understand. The word ‘atonement’ can be understood by breaking up the word into three words: at-one-ment. In other…

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