Resurrection

Today Christians all over the world celebrate an event that shook the entire course of humanity. This event is Resurrection or Easter Sunday. Because Christ has risen from the grave everything has changed. But first and foremost, Christ’s atonement for our sin has been made effective. This Easter Sunday take in and meditate on whatContinue reading “Resurrection”

Atonement (Part 5): A Wright Account of the Atonement

Today we wrap up our series on the Atonement as well as our mini-series on a Wrightian account of Penal Substitutionary Atonement…. ____________________________ Atonement and Substitution According to the Old Testament, exile is the punishment for sin. Thus a return from exile must mean that sin has been forgiven. If death at the hands ofContinue reading “Atonement (Part 5): A Wright Account of the Atonement”

Atonement (Part 4): A Wright Account of the Atonement

Today we continue our journey into a Wrightian (just made that word up) account of the atonement. Once again this is not necessarily Wright’s own view neverthless it takes some of his work and applies it to Penal Substitutionary Atonement. _____________________________ N.T. Wright’s Christology and Biblical Narrative One theologian that gives the Reformed tradition (althoughContinue reading “Atonement (Part 4): A Wright Account of the Atonement”