Was Christ"s death a sacrifice?
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Was Christ"s death a sacrifice? by Markus Barth

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Published by Oliver and Boyd in Edinburgh .
Written in English


  • Atonement -- Biblical teaching.

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Includes bibliography.

SeriesScottish journal of theology. Occasional papers,, no. 9
LC ClassificationsBT262 .B3
The Physical Object
Pagination55 p.
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5817965M
LC Control Number61003059

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Conversely, while the New Testament emphatically declares that God is angry at human sin and that Jesus’ death saves us from God’s wrath, in passages such as John ; Romans ; –6; ; and Revelation –17, it does not link this with the idea of Jesus’ death as a sacrifice. Hebrews 9: Christ’s death is a better sacrifice. v23 So animals’ blood was necessary to make those things clean and right. They were copies of the true and proper things that are in *heaven. But the proper things in *heaven need better *sacrifices than that to make them clean and right. 3 Jesus: Sacrifice, Priest and Mercy-Seat Jesus: The Sacrifice. In the New Testament there are numerous passages in which Jesus’ death is compared with a sacrifice: And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. (Ephesians ). The crucifixion of Jesus is recorded in the New Testament books, known as the Gospels - Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. This Bible story is the central summary of the saving Gospel of Jesus. Jesus had prophesied of his death in Matthew "from that time on Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, the chief priests and.

According to the substitutionary atonement view, Jesus' death is of central importance, and Jesus willingly sacrificed himself as an act of perfect obedience as a sacrifice of love which pleased God. By contrast the moral influence theory of atonement focuses much more on the moral content of Jesus' teaching, and sees Jesus' death as a martyrdom. []. To me, sacrifice would mean to act in the best interest of others when you know doing so could hurt you. Being crucified is so painful that the Romans even offered pain killer before the cross. Jesus's death was a sacrifice because the pain of the cross was extreme, even if it was only for a limited time. This was an imperfect sacrifice that Christ would later replace. Like Jesus, who was lowered down into the grave and rose again anew, Christians are lowered down into the water and rise up out of it a new person. In this way, baptism connects us with the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus. For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. Romans ESV / 15 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful Do not present your members to sin as instruments for unrighteousness, but present yourselves to God as those who have been brought from death to life, and your members to God as instruments for righteousness.

Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Jan 02,  · Question: "Why would the aroma of a sacrifice be important to God?" Answer: On sixteen different occasions in the book of Leviticus, an “aroma” is mentioned as something pleasing to the Lord. Specifically, the aroma of a sacrifice is important to God. The importance of a sacrifice’s aroma is not the smell but what the smell represents—the substitutionary atonement for sin. And walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. Ephesians | NIV | love Jesus So Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many; and he will appear a second time, not to bear sin, but to . Where Were Jesus’ Death and Resurrection? Note: The following Post is taken from the book by Joseph Lenard entitled Mysteries of Jesus’ Life Revealed—His Birth, Death, Resurrection, and Ascensions. For an overview and complete chapter listing of this fascinating study, click here.