The atoning work of Christ on the cross was a miraculous display of love, grace, and wrath, all in one eternal and divine act. The Son of God condescended to become a man, living a life of perfect obedience to the whole law of God, His own law, suffered and died on a cross, was … Continue reading An Actual and Effective Atonement
In my last post, I addressed the orthodox notion of Mary as theotokos, or mother of God. I concluded that it is indeed right, even necessary, to say that Mary is the mother of God according to God’s human nature in the incarnation of the second Person of the holy Trinity. The basic reasoning is: If … Continue reading How can it be that thou, my God, shouldst die for me?