Tag Archives: atonement

Luther on the “Happy Exchange”

“Lord Jesus, you are my righteousness, just as I am your sin. You have taken upon yourself what is mine and have given to me what is yours. You have taken upon yourself what you were not and have given … Continue reading

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The Cross and God’s Love

  The cross of Christ did not change God’s heart toward us; it revealed God’s heart toward us. Agree or disagree?   Some verses to consider: John 3:16-17: “ For God so loved the world that he gave his one and … Continue reading

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The Cross and the Mission of God

The Cross and the Mission of God For the next four Wednesday evenings I’ll be teaching a class at Faith Covenant Church in Winnipeg entitled The Cross and the Mission of God. Why did Jesus die, what did his death … Continue reading

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My review of a recent book on the atonement

I’d like to recommend a recent book on the atonement (the meaning and significance of the death of Jesus) by Jeremy R. Treat. It’s entitled The Crucified King: Atonement and Kingdom in Biblical and Systematic Theology (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2014). … Continue reading

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