Second thoughts on the person of Christ, on human sin, and on the atonement
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Second thoughts on the person of Christ, on human sin, and on the atonement containing reasons for the author"s secession from the Unitarian communion, and his adherence to that of the established church by Elton, Charles Abraham Sir

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Published by J. M. Gutch in Bristol .
Written in English


  • Jesus Christ -- Person and offices.,
  • Atonement.,
  • Unitarian churches -- England.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Charles A. Elton.
The Physical Object
Pagination109p. ;
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21133281M

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Instead of viewing the atonement as Christ paying the price for sin in order to satisfy a wrathful God, Recapitulation teaches that Christ became human to heal mankind by perfectly uniting the human nature to the Divine Nature in His person. Through the Incarnation, Christ took on human nature, becoming the Second Adam, and entered into every. In Christianity, salvation (also called deliverance or redemption) is the "saving [of] human beings from death and separation from God" by Christ's death and resurrection, and the justification following this salvation.. While the idea of Jesus' death as an atonement for human sin was derived from the Hebrew Bible, and was elaborated in Paul's epistles and in the Gospels, Paul saw the faithful. “Jesus was the only one who could offer such an infinite atonement, since He was born of a mortal mother and an immortal Father. Because of that unique birthright, Jesus was an infinite Being” (Russell M. Nelson, “The Atonement,” Ensign, Nov. , 35). Invite one or more students to explain to the class how a person could use Alma   Sin and Salvation. Some may respond, “Even though we don’t think there was a literal Adam, we can accept the teaching of Genesis 2 and Romans 5, namely that all human beings have sinned and that through Christ we can be saved.

Now we turn to the second very important article of Christian faith. I must clarify however that all Christians do not believe exactly in what follows. Even some Church leaders have deviated from the stiff dogmatic attitude of the Church. Even so, the philosophy of ‘Sin and Atonement’ is a fundamental principle of orthodox Christian faith.   Jesus says, "give to him that asketh of thee." And we're trying to do that. Our lesson today, "the fall into sin," talking about the atonement. And of course, one of the foundational issues we could address is how did we get in this mess to begin with? What happened? We have a memory verse: Romans and this is from the new American standard. The Satisfaction of Christ: Studies in the Atonement (eBook) and wisdom, and strength, and honor, and glory, and blessing' (Rev. ). 'The Atonement made by the Son of God, is the beginning of the ransomed sinner's hope, and will be the theme of his exultation, when he shall cast his crown before the throne, singing the song of Moses and. Some thoughts on the Atonement. A transcript of a talk given in Brisbane, Australia, in August I'm going to try to defend a thesis with you: that Christianity is a priestly religion which understands that it is God's overcoming of our violence by substituting himself for the victim of our typical sacrifices that opens up our being able to enjoy the fullness of creation as if death were not.

  Recently I became aware of various arguments made by various Jewish apologists that aim to counter the validity of Christian claims in fulfilling OT prophecies and laws. Specifically, they focus on why Jesus Christ not only does not fit what they view the Messiah to be (and the prophecies of the Messiah to be fulfilled), but that the Christian understanding of sin and atonement is not in.   It can scarcely have been a minute or two from the time that the cry from the twenty-second Psalm marked the high-point of His agony, when the words ‘I Thirst’ seem to indicate, by the prevalence of the merely human aspect of the suffering, that the other more terrible aspect of sin-bearing and God-forsakenness was past. In his book A Community Called Atonement Scot McKnight weighs in on this weighty topic. His contention in this book is that atonement theories are like golf clubs. In the game of golf, there are different clubs that are to be used in different situations. You use a driver off the tee block. You use a wedge to chip the ball onto the by: First, the sacrifice of Christ paid humanity’s debt of sin: the “debt has been paid by Christ (A).” As “both Priest and Sacrifice (A)” Christ offered Himself for the atonement of human sin. Second, Christ took the death sentence for sin upon Himself that “he might make null the death of the wicked whom he justified (A).”.