The Gospel Truth: Atonement in the Old Testament Pt. 2 »

This entry is part 5 of 12 in the series The Gospel Truth (Vlog)

This entry is part 5 of 12 in the series The Gospel Truth (Vlog)(This is a continuation of The Gospel Truth video blog series.  This post assumes the prerequisite watching of earlier videos in the series.  Click the link above to watch the entire series up to this week’s installment.) Last week’s post examined the [...]

The Elements of the Gospel: Grace »

This entry is part 12 of 13 in the series Pastoral Soteriology

This entry is part 12 of 13 in the series Pastoral Soteriology(This post is a continuation of the Pastoral Soteriology Series) Grace:  The Overriding Condition of Salvation Understanding the nature of the atonement expressed thus far – that Christ fulfilled the substitutionary blood atonement system of the Old Testament – leads one to next evaluate [...]

The Penal Substitution Theory: On the Mark »

This entry is part 8 of 13 in the series Pastoral Soteriology

This entry is part 8 of 13 in the series Pastoral SoteriologyThe Penal Substitution Theory While all atonement theories examined thus far have failed at producing a biblically-based portrayal of the doctrine of salvation, Anselm had at least gotten close with his Necessary-Satisfaction Theory.  Building upon some of those very principles, the Penal Substitution Theory, [...]