Christ's Death Essay

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Register to read the introduction… One of the most renowned, memorized, exemplary, and explanatory verses of Jesus’ death is John 3:16: “For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son, that whosoever believes in him shall not perish but have everlasting life” (Veerman, 2004, p.1071). Those that do choose to believe in Christ know that his death is the only way of salvation (everlasting life) so without his death, there would be no Christianity.
As a Christian, Christ’s death represents personally the eternal life, forgiveness of sin, purification by the blood, and love of the Father, Romans 5:8 “But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners” (Veerman, 2004,p.1142), that nothing else on this earth can provide. He was the only one destined to die for our sins.
Part Two Sin Nature
Genesis 3:6 “When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was
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The first, personal sin, can be found in 1 John 1:10 “If we claim we have not sinned, we are calling God a liar and showing that his word has no place in our hearts” (Veerman, 2004, p.1287). It’s a deliberate mental and physical act against what God requires of us as His children. This sin makes the person who commits it, personally responsible. The second, imputed sin, has to do with a person’s standing in heaven and punishment is a person’s physical death. 1 Corinthians 15:22 “Just as everyone dies because we all belong to Adam, everyone who belongs to Christ will be given new life” (Veerman, 2004, p.1169). Direct transmission of this sin from Adam to an individual is known as federal headship. While seminal headship is when imputed sin is transferred to ancestors and then to the

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