Salvation Chart Exercise
SALVATION CHART EXERCISE
The different views of the atonement
Weakness of the view
Origen A.D I (84-254)
Satan was paid ransom as he held people captive
God holiness was offended by sin. The cross was overall judgment to Satan and not ransom.
Jesus christ went through what Adam did, including sin (Enns, 2008)
It goes against Jesus Christ sinlesness
Sin robbed God of his devotees
The death of Christ was a honor to God
The above other attributes ignores vicarious atonement
The death of Christ was unnecessary for the atonement of sin (Enns, 2008)
I links Jesus death to Gods love and hence atonement is regarded as unnecessary (Buswell,1962)
The death of Christ was unnecessary for the atonement of sins
Christ is depicted as a man
Atonement is also termed as unnecessary
Jesus upheld government in God’s law
God can change. He can also put the law aside and offer forgiveness to the sinners.
A Schweitzer (1875-1965)
Jesus was mistakenly crushed after being regarded as the messiah
It views the death of Christ as a mistake
False views of the atonement
Why this view is false
Proper evangelical view
Repent and believe
Repentance is viewed as a false condition for believing in Christ
Believe and be baptized
It views baptism as essential for the forgiveness of sins
Believe and surrender
It claims that surrendering one’s life t Christ is necessary for salvation.
Buswell, E. J. A Systematic Theology of the Christian Religion (Grand Rapids: Zondevan, 1962), 1: 185-8; Paul Enns. The Moody Handbook of Theology, 162-6. Enns, P. P. (2008). The Moody handbook of theology. Moody Publishers.
Enns, P. P. (2008). The Moody handbook of theology. Moody Publishers.
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