Did Jesus die for the sins of all people or only of those He knew would become Christians? And if He did die for all people’s sins, then why would we not say that everyone will be saved?
I was raised in the Lutheran church. When the Lord’s Prayer was said, it ended in “Thine is the Kingdom and the Power and the Glory Forever. Amen.” This is not actually part of the prayer. Do you know how it got to be said?
What are the prerequisites for partaking in the Lord’s Supper? Is it for the baptized Christians only?
Since “Atonement” is one of those words which may strike us as too theological to comprehend, the Bible gives us several “languages” which communicate what atonement means using scenarios we can relate to. We explore 5 of these languages: The Battlefield, The Marketplace, The Temple, The Law Courts, and Exile. And we ask 3 questions of each: Where does this language place me w/out Jesus? Where does this language place Jesus? And where does this language place me once I am in Jesus?