Forgiveness of sins (Snippet of the ministry of Jesus (Forgiveness…
Forgiveness of sins
Snippet of the ministry of Jesus
It is no accident that the creed selects this idea to summarize the work of Christ
Legal use of the term, forgiveness
Remission of debt
Jesus wiped out our guilt by his death on the cross
Forgiveness is what is necessary for a personal relationship to be restored to its former state after a hurtful disagreement or misunderstanding.
Forgiveness involves someone taking the initiative. And the other person has to accept the forgiveness for reconciliation.
Sin is the barrier between us and God. It has to be broken down, and it has been broken down by God.
Tearing down of the curtain in the temple at Jerusalem
Reconciliation offered but not accepted fails to heal a broken relationship
Rescue or deliverance from a dangerous situation
wholeness or health
Salvation involves restoring human wholeness, restoring us to the state in which we were first created by God
the idea of restoring someone to a state of liberty at a price
Christ's death and resurrection set us free from out bondage to sin and death