Almost Heresy

How does Christus Victor atonement square with Isaiah 53:10, which seems to teach that it was God who punished Jesus?
This is a really great question, … Continue Reading

I just finished reading a really good book by George Pendle entitled Death: A Life.  It is the fascinating first-person recounting of the life of … Continue Reading

If you’ve been following the last six posts in my Rethinking the Atonement series (here, here, here, here, here, and here), then you know that I’ve spend a good deal … Continue Reading

Last time, I presented the basic idea for the Christus Victor model of the atonement. Not only does this view of the atonement present us … Continue Reading

Now that I’ve spent a good deal of time explaining the problems I see with the Penal Substitution view of atonement, I’d like to explain … Continue Reading

We’ve been discussing the doctrine of Penal Substitutionary Atonement. I began this series by first giving a brief and simple picture of the Penal Substitution view, … Continue Reading

So, last time I shared with you my philosophical reasons for no longer holding to Penal Substitutionary Atonement. Today I would like to give you the scriptural … Continue Reading

Last time I gave a brief explanation of Penal Substitutionary Atonement (if you haven’t read that post, you should do that first). I would now like to … Continue Reading

If someone were to ask you to articulate the gospel message, could you? I would imagine that some of us would falter, stumbling over our … Continue Reading