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If God didn’t kill Jesus to placate His wrath, who did kill Him? This is the final installment of my series that asks the faithful question, “Did God kill Jesus?” Last time we jettisoned the wooden literal take on Isaiah 53:10 … Continue reading
Was God actually pleased to crush Jesus(crush, meaning kill)? We’re now ready to turn our attention to Isaiah 53:10. This is part three in my short series that looks at the question, “Did God kill Jesus?” The reason for this faithful question … Continue reading
We’ve been asking some faithful questions about the popular view of atonement (Penal Substitutionary Atonement, or PSA) that postulates that God killed Jesus in order to forgive us. The main verse advocates use for this view is Isaiah 53:10. We will get to PSA’s proof-text in due course, but … Continue reading
This is the first of my “red pill” posts, looking at the question, “Did God kill Jesus?” The reason for my provocative question is because this is a central tenet of the popular atonement theory called Penal Substitutionary Atonement (PSA). … Continue reading
Did God the Father have to kill His beloved Son, Jesus, in order to forgive us? Before I can talk about this subject, I’m going to have to play the part of Morpheus. You’re going to need to make a decision.
This is from a post I wrote back in 2016 because I thought it would be good followup to my last post. We’ve been been looking at how we see the atonement and what that view says about God. It was … Continue reading
As we approach Easter, the question Jesus asked His disciples is again a relevant one: “Who do you say that I am?” Many religious people accept Him as a great teacher, even a prophet. But neither of these make Him … Continue reading
I mentioned last time that when we look through the lenses of love, we see God’s justice as redemptive and restorative, rather than punitive and retributive. This is not well understood in our Western view of the atonement, but we … Continue reading
I’ve written about the atonement several times on this blog over the last year, mostly refuting the main points of Penal Substitutionary Atonement (PSA). Whenever I do this, I can feel the suspicious looks some of you give me. Some of you may be wondering … Continue reading