Sin and the Roles of Man, God, and Christ

Chris —  February 11, 2014

The Bible describes sin using different pictures including debt, enmity, and crime. R.C. Sproul  (42) helps us understand how Christ atones for our sin with the following table.

Sin as . . .

Man

God

Christ

Debt

Debtor

Creditor

Surety

Enmity

Enemy

Violated One

Mediator

Crime

Criminal

Judge

Substitute

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