Atonement and The Cross

God’s Aikido Way of Defeating Evil

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Greg continues his thoughts on the atonement with this installment highlighting the way God uses the evil intentions and actions of his enemies to bring about good. And because this strategy is based in love,…

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Penal Substitution View of Atonement: Did God the Father Just Need to Vent?

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In this video blog, Greg outlines the penal substitution view of atonement which says that the Father poured out his wrath on Jesus instead of us so that we could be forgiven. This view is…

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Bible in the shadow of the Cross

Answering an Objection to a Cross-Centered Approach to Scripture

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Through Greg’s Facebook and Twitter, we’ve been getting some great feedback and questions regarding his cross-centered approach to Scripture. Several have voiced questions similar to the reader’s (below), so we thought it would be helpful to post Greg’s answer here on his blog.

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When Did Jesus Bind the Strongman?

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Question: In Luke 11:21-22 Jesus said: “When a strong man, with all his weapons ready, guards his own house, all his belongings are safe. But when a stronger man attacks him and defeats him, he…

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A Christus Victor AND Penal Substitution View of the Atonement?

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Hello fellow spiritual pilgrims, Just flew back from a two day visit to Whitworth University in Spokane Washington. Twenty years ago I almost entered a 50 mile trail race in Spokane that’s held every fall,…

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What do you think of the “Penal Substitution” view of the atonement?

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If asked what Jesus came to do and how he did it, most contemporary western Christians would automatically say something like, “Jesus took the punishment from God that I deserved.” This is what’s usually called…

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