Presentation on theme: "Session 9 Atonement The Outstretched Arms at Calvary."— Presentation transcript:
Session 9 Atonement The Outstretched Arms at Calvary
†How can a sinful human being approach God? †How do we deal with sin and failures that separate us from Him? †What is God’s solution to this problem in the atoning sacrifice in the Old Testament. †How can All these sacrifices picture what became a reality in the death of Jesus on Calvary.
Outline What is atonement, from the beginning? What is the Day of Atonement? What has this got to do with Christ?
Atonement in the Old Testament The Priest The Alter Sacrifice
Yom Kippur What does this mean? The Day of Atonement
"Propitiation underscores the wrath of God upon us, redemption for our captivity to sin, justification for our guilt, and reconciliation for our enmity against God and alienation from him. These metaphors do not flatter us. They expose the magnitude of our need" (J. Stott).
Quiz time 1.What was the purpose of atonement? 2.Can you name 4 of the offerings? 3.What was offered? 4.What is Yom Kippur? 5.When did this happen? 6.What was the scapegoat? 7.Who was our perfect sacrifice? 8.What is propitiation?