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The example of Jesus

This is the last of four posts on whether Jesus died for our sins. There are three main theories. One is that he won a victory over the devil, along with paying a ransom. Another is that he offered himself … Continue reading

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Was Jesus punished as a substitute for humanity?

This is the third in a series of four on ‘Did Jesus die for our sins?’ The first is here and the second is here . This one is about the idea that Jesus died as a substitute for the … Continue reading

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Did Jesus defeat the devil?

This is the second in a series of four posts on the question ‘Did Jesus die for our sins?’ The first, introductory one, is here . The Christian tradition has produced three main theories about this, and this post looks … Continue reading

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What did Jesus ever do for us?

Jesus died to take away our sins. What does that mean? If you are not used to it, it sounds odd. If you are, you may well have been introduced to a cruel and punitive God. This is the first … Continue reading

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