“The Wrath of God Satisfied” | Scot McKnight

Do you see propitiation at the core of the atonement? Do you think God’s wrath was pacified (propitiated) in the cross? Not all agree with the propitiation proponents, and one who did not agree was C.F.D. Moule. Moule in his characteristic succinct way summarizes the NT texts, and I quote them below, after the jump. …

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3 Crucial Reasons Why Holding to PSA (Penal Substitution Atonement) is Legitimate

1. Only Exclusive PSA is Problematic Justice can be both restorative and retributive; these complementary aspects of authentic justice are not mutually exclusive. Rather, the two aspects belong together in order to comprise and demonstrate a well-rounded justice. Penal Substitution Atonement can harmoniously coexist with other Atonement views, such as Medical Substitution, Christus Victor, Aikido …

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David & Bathsheba: Mutually Consensual Adultery or Effective Rape?

Is it a story of 2-way forbidden lust and salacious gratification? Or, does the biblical account of David and Bathsheba expose a favored king, who abused his authority in order to effectively rape his prey? One's answer not only makes direct implication upon ethics & anthropology (rightly understanding humans) but also on theology (rightly understanding …

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Lamb’s Harbinger’s Top 10 Spiritual Influencers

For a heart-focused discipleship that promotes brain science's role in building community, healing emotionally, breaking addictions and compulsions, maturing relationally & spiritually, and understanding personal spiritual warfare, as well as leading others through advanced spiritual matters (ex. SRA survivors, DD, etc.): For teachings on the Church being authentic to its Scriptural descriptions and prescriptions as a living …

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Is the Existence of God Compatible with the Existence of Evil?

In short, Yes. If God created beings with free will and protects that ability, then what God created is good. Yet, the creation can autonomously choose how to use the ability—for good or evil. The question remains then, “why does God stand by and do nothing.” Answer: He does not stand by and do nothing …

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