Category Archives: wrath

Blood on the Table—Part 7

A third effect associated with the blood of Christ is reconciliation. We have seen in the previous post that Romans links justification with reconciliation in chapter 5. The work of Christ on the cross has become the just ground for … Continue reading

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Blood on the Table—Part 5

What, then, are we to do with the ideas we’ve been discussing? Does “propitiation” relate only to removing God’s wrath, or only to purification of pollution? Was Dodd right, or was Morris? My point of view is that both are … Continue reading

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The Cup at the Table — Part 4

The work that we have done so far on “cup” suggests that it is one-sided, only referring to the wrath of God (cp. also Hab 2.16; Pss 11.6; 75.8; and Lam 4.21). There are a few other references that we … Continue reading

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The Cup at the Table — Part 3

In the last post we saw some of the symbolism of wine in the Bible. Yet the Lord’s Supper passages never directly mention it. Jesus calls it the “fruit of the vine” or simply “the cup.” What is His point? … Continue reading

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The Cup at the Table — Part 2

The probability that Jesus used wine at the Passover is nearly 100%. The appropriate drink for celebrations was wine, and Passover is to Israel what July 4th is to Americans, the celebration of freedom. Speaking to a Messianic Jew in … Continue reading

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