Flashcards in Vocab Quiz 1 Deck (10)
the reconciliation of God and humankind through Jesus Christ
Atonement, Example theory of
Beautiful picture and perfect example of the type of dedication we are to practice.
It's a metaphorical concept.
1) Example of total love
Atonement, Governmental theory of the
Demonstration of divine justice.
Emphasizes the seriousness of sin.
Forgiveness of their sins, if freely given, would have resulted in undermining the law's authority and effectiveness.
Jesus death is more than sufficient to atone for the sins of the whole world.
For the elect only.
Atonement, Moral- influence theory of
Demonstration of God's love.
Jesus demonstrated to humanity the full extend of God's love for them.
Human attitudes keep them from God.
Healing souls is the real work Jesus came to do.
1) Openness to God
2) Conviction of sin and repentance
Atonement, Penal- Substitution theory of
Christ's death was a substitute for our penalty
Atonement, Ransom theory of the
Origen and Gregory of Nyssa.
Victory over the Forces of Sin and Evil.
Standard view of the early history of the church.
Problem: Enslavement to Satan
Satan, rather than God, demanded Christs blood.
Jesus died as a propitiation for the benefit of mankind without exception.
Provides a way to salvation for all human beings who would believe
Descent into Hell
Part of the Apostle's Creed.
Seems to be more of a later fabrication of Christian tradition than a biblical doctrine.
difficult to reconcile with Jesus’ promise to the thief on the cross that “today you will be with me in paradise."