Atonement

Derek Rishmawy
Preaching "Christ and him crucified" is core to the job description of any minister of the Christian gospel (1 Corinthians 2:2). Good Friday drives this home more than any other day in the church calendar. On that day, the preacher's task is to proclaim and explain why the bloody spectacle of the...
Paul Levy
Inter Varsity Press (UK) have made this announcement in the last couple of weeks regarding a merger with SPCK. It's pretty depressing news, which appears, in many ways, to be driven by market forces and the need to survive. The official announcement states ' SPCK will ensure IVP is fully resourced...
Historical theology is an important discipline for the church. There are views that have been held by Reformed theologians in the past that I don't necessarily agree with, but must nevertheless do my best to understand so that I know precisely what I'm disagreeing with. Regarding the atonement, I...
Nicholas Batzig
An important biblical theological idea emerges out of Paul's use of Deuteronomy 21:23 in Galatians 3:13. In the middle of the most polemical book in the New Testament, Paul made the astounding declaration: "Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us (for it is...
Nicholas Batzig
An important biblical theological idea emerges out of Paul's use of Deuteronomy 21:23 in Galatians 3:13. In the middle of the most polemical book in the New Testament, Paul made the astounding declaration: "Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us (for it is...
William B. Evans
For this my inaugural post as a Ref21 blogger, I want first of all to thank Derek Thomas and Jeremy Smith for their gracious invitation to join this august group. Although I'm sure I won't be able to match either the verve or the volume of our friend Carl Trueman and his various alter egos, I hope...
Jeffrey Waddington Articles
As we come to the third and final segment in this series on the atonement, it would be good to remind ourselves where we have been. In this way we will have some idea of where we are going and of how to assess the way that the church has understood the cross of Christ. We saw how the atonement made...
Jeffrey Waddington Articles
Recap Previously we examined the place of the atonement in the covenant theology that unfolds for us in the pages of the Scriptures. We discovered that there were three theological covenants [1]: the covenant of redemption that occurred between the three members of the Trinity in eternity, the...
Jeffrey Waddington Articles
Recap Previously we examined the place of the atonement in the covenant theology that unfolds for us in the pages of the Scriptures. We discovered that there were three theological covenants [1]: the covenant of redemption that occurred between the three members of the Trinity in eternity, the...
Carl Trueman Articles
I recently had the pleasure to be present at the Bar Mitzvah of the son of a good friend. The pleasure was enhanced by the fact that the friend and I both hail from the UK and have found ourselves in exile in Philadelphia. Only those who have emigrated to a foreign country can understand what a...

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