Most Christians look to Christ to be forgiven of their sins and that believing on Him is the door way to salvation. And do not the scriptures teach us this? Satan will do anything he can to take us away from understanding the infinite atonement. However, the searching soul will ask, “Have false traditions crept in so that we miss the full power and beauty of the infinite atonement of our Lord and Savior?” This blog article and following ones will better help us appreciate the infinite atonement.
The Capstone of His Infinite Atonement
Most Christians look to the cross and to His suffering for forgiveness of sins. We often hear the phrase, “We are thankful for His atoning sacrifice.” When studied, we find that His glorious resurrection is the capstone step of His infinite atonement, and when it occurred 2000 years ago the early saints saw it as such. For Christ to go from infinite suffering to infinite glory in those three days changed the world forever, and the early Christians could not contain their joy knowing, “He is risen!” – as proclaimed in the scriptures and so profoundly in Handel’s oratorio “Messiah.”
We find there are seven fantastic accomplishments in His infinite atonement, and seven sub-steps to each of these. Seven is the number of perfection or completion in the Lord’s arithmetic. And the scriptures outline all 49 of these steps.
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