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What Did Christ Save Us From?

As Christians we believe Christ died for our sins, but what does this mean? For centuries, what is called the doctrine of Atonement, or the idea that Christ died in our place, remained largely undeveloped in the Church. 388 more words

Update over a couple of months

I haven’t been keeping up with my reviews over the past couple of months, but I figured it is time to catch up. Here’s a quick review for the movies I’ve seen over the past few months: 630 more words

Movie Review

Politics & Exuses: Hollywood's Influence on War

JULY / AUG 2011: BY RISSI C.

Stories of wartime are so often presented painfully today. Even in bygone years one couldn’t go to the cinema without seeing film reels requesting help for troops overseas. 1,317 more words

John Calvin's View on the Extent of the Atonement

Recently, I had the opportunity of answering the question regarding John Calvin’s view on the extent of the atonement. While there are good men on both sides of the debate, I came to the conclusion that Calvin did indeed hold to unlimited atonement. 5,392 more words

Eternally Secure

“For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Romans 8:38-39) 407 more words

Devotions

Another Kind of Marathon

Grace and the Atonement—and Running

In 2011-12, I spent ten months in the D.C. area caring for my son who had been injured in Afghanistan. Before I came home, one of the last things I did was attend an Easter sunrise service on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.  2,375 more words

Lessons I'm Still Learning

undeclared items

If you can’t carry it into heaven, give it to the Saviour

I recently had an experience with repentance which brought me a whole new understanding of salvation and the Atonement. 195 more words