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Atonement in the NT
Atonement in the NT
Dictionaries
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Atonement in the NT
ATONEMENT IN THE NT. In discussions about the NT, “the Atonement” is generally understood to refer to the work of Jesus in putting right the human situation in relation to God. Throughout the course of Christian history this has been associated above all with the death of Jesus. Such a view can claim
The Thiselton Companion to Christian Theology
(ii) Atonement in the NT
(ii) Atonement in the NT. In 1 Cor. 1:18 Paul sums up the thrust of his preaching as “the message about the cross.” In Gal. 1:4 he interrupts his usual greetings form by inserting “Christ, who gave himself for our sins to set us free from the present evil age.” It is “anathema” to preach any other gospel
Key passages
Mk 10:45

For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

Mk 14:24

And he said to them, “This is my blood of the covenant which is poured out for many.

Jn 1:29

On the next day he saw Jesus coming to him and said, “Look! The Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!

Jn 17:3

Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.

1 Co 15:3

For I passed on to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures,

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