Lesson 22: The Person and Work of Christ: The Work of Christ: Biblical Teaching (Part 2)


Read Know the Truth: Chapter 16: The Work of Christ: Biblical Teaching  (Pages 216-222)

Questions for Discussion

1. What is meant by ‘propitiation’? Support your answer from biblical texts. Is ‘expiation’ a viable alternative term?

2. Examine the place of (a) substitution, (b) ransom price, in the atonement. Support your conclusion with biblical texts.

3. What is meant by Christ’s ‘kingly office’? How does (a) the resurrection, (b) the ascension, relate to the understanding of the atonement? Examine the implications for (a) the church and its mission, (b) Christian living and evangelism, (c) Christian involvement in society, (d) Christian hope.

4. What are the points of contact between the incarnation and the atonement?

Milne, Bruce (2012-11-28). Know the Truth: A Handbook of Christian Belief (pp. 223-224). InterVarsity Press. Kindle Edition.

Scripture Reading, Scripture Memory and Catechism

Please visit emmauscf.org/passages to view a suggested Bible reading plan, suggested scripture memory verse, and Emmaus’ catechism. Once there, please select the appropriate week of the year.

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