Tags » Expiation

Out of Eden

Since the fall of humanity, mankind has sought to cover their sin and shame by their own means and methods, and yet has fallen woefully short of making atonement for their cosmic rebellion.  2,115 more words

The Metaphorical Purgatory

’cause Campbell called it metaphory?
Watch your blustery effrontery
as you denounce it perfunctory.
I’ll think it still reclamatory
and hope that that expurgatory
is my last lot obligatory. 43 more words

Miscellany

"The Wrath of God Satisfied" | Scot McKnight

Do you see propitiation at the core of the atonement? Do you think God’s wrath was pacified (propitiated) in the cross?

Not all agree with the propitiation proponents, and one who did not agree was C.F.D.

395 more words
Soteriology

Druids in Cars Going to Festivals - A Drought of Work

I began my (volunteer) transcription work on the second episode of Druids in Cars Going to Festivals, a new podcast put out by Rev. Jan Avende and Rev. 838 more words

Druidry

Predications of Approach to God and of Receiving Grace

Selection from True Christian Relation ~ Emanuel Swedenborg

Extract from a Memorable Relation

What is meant in the Word by mediation, intercession, expiation, and propitiation. These are the four predicates of the grace of the One God in His Human. 549 more words

Emanuel Swedenborg

THE GNOSTIC ARGUMENT 23/40 THE SUFFERING SERVANT

In due course, after the occupation of Canaan, the divinely appointed king David and his descendants became the guarantor of the sacrificial cultus at a central cultic location on Mount Moriah (supposedly the site of Abraham’s near-sacrifice of Isaac) in Jerusalem. 169 more words
Gnosis

THE GNOSTIC ARGUMENT 20/40 EXPIATION

Another understanding common amongst all ancient cultures came into play: expiation of sin before an angry god by the offering of the life-blood of animals slaughtered for food. 49 more words
Gnosis