Tag Archive: Atonement

May 11

Brent McGuire – Christ’s Impossible Prayer in Gethsemane

The conventional account-at least the one this writer encounters most often-is that in Gethsemane Jesus demonstrates his humanity, by shrinking (as any of us would) from the painful death ahead of him. Jesus is deeply distressed by the prospect not only of dying but of being killed in a cruel and violent manner. He knows …

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May 11

Michael S. Horton – Saved From God

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only-begotten Son, that whosoever believes in him shall not perish, but have everlasting life.” Undoubtedly the most familiar words in the English Bible, John 3:16 rightly holds the highest place in the Christian memory. For in one succinct sentence, it announces the center of biblical …

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Nov 03

Ya’acov Natan Lawrence – A Study of Genesis 22 & The Three Trumpets (Shofarot)

In Jewish thought, Scripture speaks of three trumpets blasts (or shofar blasts): the first, last and the final or great trumpet (or shofar). The first shofar sounded on Shavuot (Pentecost) at Mount Sinai (Exod 19:19), the last Shofar blast would occur on Yom Teruah (the Day of Shofar Blasting) and the final or great shofar …

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