CategoryTheology

How Did Jesus Take on the Sin of the World?

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How did Jesus take on the sin of the world? How does someone take someone else’s sin? In a legal sense it simply meant taking the punishment. But this doesn’t account for the agony Jesus experienced in the passion. So what was going on? I believe that there is a prophetic passage in Isaiah 53 that speaks about this. To lay a foundation we need to look at how Jesus described sin. He...

Is Paul Young a Universalist?

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Wow! People are upset by some of the things Paul Young, author of The Shack, has been writing. The most commonly held concern people have is that he is a universalist. What they mean is that they believe he is teaching that all people are saved, and going to Heaven. Now, I want to be careful here because 1) a lot of people that I love and admire have come out really strongly against him and his...

Easter Message: I like big buts…

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This Easter I am reminded of some amazing buts in scripture: But God demonstrates His love for us in this, while we were still sinners Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8. NIV) You put him to death by nailing him to the cross. But God raised him from the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for death to keep its hold on him. (Acts 2:23-24. NIV) There are numerous...

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