Essay:Jesus' Death (efficacy of)

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Jesus' Death Achieved Eternal Results

Jesus’ death on the cross --> achieved the following eternal results:

  • Justification --> Jesus death satisfies God’s righteousness and imputes that to man
  • Redemption --> Jesus death frees man from the slavery of sin
  • Propitiation --> Jesus death appeased God’s wrath against man’s sin
  • Reconciliation --> Jesus’ death brings man back to God, removing enmity

Quotes from the Bible

Romans 3:23-26

... for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified by his grace as a gift, through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus, whom God put forward as a propitiation by his blood, to be received by faith. This was to show God's righteousness, because in his divine forbearance he had passed over former sins. It was to show his righteousness at the present time, so that he might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus.

Romans 5:11

More than that, we also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received reconciliation.