The Atonement Made Easy, Part 2


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The Atonement was Christ’s reason for leaving the glories of Heaven and coming into our world of sin. It’s the greatest gift any sinner can receive. The Atonement of Christ’s death is a huge doctrine that involves our Lord’s humiliation and death. Jesus paid the price; He was judged in our stead; He died so we never will. But the Atonement did other things a lot of Christians never think about. So, let’s continue our look at the Atonement made easy.

The Atonement moves us to service, 2 Corinthians 5:14

For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. (TNIV)

Christ died once for all – that’s the Atonement boiled down to its essential meaning. Five words that describe our Lord’s mission, a mission that was motivated by His love for sinners. Paul wrote that Christ’s love – the love that…

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