Was Jesus Sent to Heal Man or to Heal God?: A Look at “Propitiation” vs. “Expiation”

The purpose of this article is to explore in greater depth the Orthodox view of Christ’s atoning work. As a convert from Protestantism I find this topic vital for a proper understanding of the primary differences between the Orthodox faith and its Western counterparts, i.e., Roman Catholicism and the various Protestant faiths. Due to the…

“Just me, my Bible and Jesus.”

“Just me, my Bible and Jesus.” There are at least three false concepts that this popular one-liner implies: 1. The individual believer does not need the Body of Christ. It does not require master level courses in Church History to know that from the beginning “Christians” were only definable as such due to their association…