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Various Passages - Propitiation

November 14th, 2007 ·

A Sermon on 'Propitiation' by Rob Smith at Morning and Night Church on the 11th of November 2007.

Sermon Outline:

  • The Heart of the Cross
  • Getting Our Bearings
    • What Does It Mean
      • Propitiation = 'the appeasement of wrath'
    • What Doesn't It Mean?
      • Propitiation Does Not Equal Expiation
    • Why Does It Matter?
  • The Reality of God's Wrath
    • What Does Scripture Say?
      • "God's Wrath is his personal divine revulsion to evil [and] his personal vigorous opposition to it"
    • Some Key Passages
      • Romans 1:18
      • Romans 2:5-8
      • Ephesians 2:3
    • Three Common Objections
      • God's Wrath is a Pagan Idea
      • God's Wrath is Impersonal
      • God's Wrath is Negated By His Love
    • Our Greatest Need
      • Rescue From Wrath
      • An Atoning Sacrifice
      • A Great High Priest
  • The Satisfaction of God's Wrath
    • The Purpose of Propitiation
      • To Save Us From Our Sins (Hebrews 2:17)
    • The Source of Propitiation
      • The Love and Mercy of God (Ephesians 2:5; 1 John 4:10)
    • The Person Who Makes Propitiation
      • The Incarnate Son of God (1 John 2:2; Hebrews 2:17)
    • The Means of Propitiation
      • The Shedding of His Blood (Romans 3:25)
    • The Reception of Propitiation
      • Through Faith in His Blood (Romans 3:25)
  • Conclusion
    • Amazing Love
    • "[M]an is alienated from God by sin and God is alienated from man by wrath. It is in the substitutionary death of Christ that sin is overcome and wrath is averted, so that God can look on man without displeasure and man can look on God without fear. Sin is expiated and God is propitiated." (David Wells)

(Leon Morris)

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