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?
In addressing a culture of ungodly behavior among people who wear God's name, Jude presents us with a wake-up call to the ramifications of lax virtue on ourselves and others.
Sanctification is the process of God making us holy, as He is holy. 1 Thessalonians 5 gives us 3 components of our sanctification - SPIRIT, SOUL, and BODY. We explore all 3.