Atonement

3 posts

Another take on atonement

I am sure many of my readers are familiar with Jesus and Mo. This is a comic by one or more atheists lampooning Jesus/Christianity and Muhammed/Islam. I don’t agree, obviously, with the sentiment of the cartoon, but given the recent discussion I thought it worth saying. And it wouldn’t been “everyone a goat” it would be a whole lotta goats, for each of us.  

Was the Passover sacrifice an atoning sacrifice?

No. This came up today due to a recent series on Christianity Today’s site. The series has good intentions. “Christ is our Passover Lamb” is a series of entries organized by Ed Stetzer. Part 8 was “The Atonement and the Passover: Exodus 12 by Matt Capps.” UPDATE: It appears that CT removed my comment from their site. The substance of it remains below. I posted a rather long comment on their site, but it doesn’t […]

Run Away! (From Atonement?)

That is what I always thing of when I hear the word “retreat.” I helped out (last minute addition) with a teen retreat in Central PA. The area was gorgeous and it was a lot of fun. Sharing a cabin with 8 barely pubescent boys, however, never gets better. The title of the post also refers to a tendency among many mainline ministers to run away from the theology of Jesus’ death as an atoning […]