What have you grown up believing about the meaning of Jesus’ death? Has that changed at all over time?
Pick the one Atonement Perspective that resonates with you the most and look up all the relevant Scripture passages (refer to the handout provided in the Worship Gathering for a list of the Atonement Perspectives and supporting Scriptures). Do this as individuals. Sort out how the Scripture passages hold together and support the central image, then come back together and give your reports on “Why This Theory Brings Me Joy”. Show some enthusiasm – this is GOOD NEWS!
Read Revelation 12:10-11. What your “testimony” like these days? Are you living in the joy of your salvation?