him?; <580209>Hebrews 2:9 ? ?Jesus, because of the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, that by the grace of God he should taste of death for every man ? redemption originated in the love of the Father, as well as in that of the Son. An example: <420922>Luke 9:22-24 ? ?The Son of man must suffer...and be killed...If any man would come after me, let him...take up his cross daily, and follow me ... whoever shall lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it?; <470515>2 Corinthians 5:15 ? ?he died for all, that they that live should no longer live unto themselves?;
<480104> Galatians 1:4. ? ?art himself for our sins, that he might deliver us out of this present evil world? <490525>Ephesians 5:25-27 ? ?Christ also loved the church, and gave himself up for it; that he might sanctify it?
( <510122>Colossians 1:22 ? ?reconciled in the body of his flesh through death, to present you holy?; <560214>Titus 2:14 ? ?gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity and purity?; <600221>1 Peter 2:21-24 ? ?Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps: who did no sin...who his own self bare our sins in his body upon the tree, that we, having died unto sins, might live unto righteousness.? Mason, Faith of the Gospel, 181 ? ?A pious cottager, on hearing the text, ?God so loved the world,? exclaimed: ?Ah that was love! I could have given myself, but I could never have given my son.?? There was a wounding of the Father through the heart of the Son: ?they shall look unto me whom they have pierced; and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son? ( <381210>Zechariah 12:10).
(b) C OMMERCIAL . The atonement is described as
A ransom, paid to free us from the bondage of sin (note in these passages the use of ajnti> , the preposition of price, bargain, exchange). ? In these passages, Christ?s death is represented as the price of our deliverance from sin and death.
<402028> Matthew 20:28, and <411045>Mark 10:45 ? ?to give his life a ransom for many? ? lu>tron ajnti< pollw~n . <540206>1 Timothy 2:6 ? ?who gave himself a ransom for all? ? ajnti>lutron. Anti> (?for,? in the sense of ?instead of?) is never confounded with uJpe>r in the sense of ?in behalf of,? ?for the benefit of ?). Anti> is the preposition of price, bargain, exchange and this signification is traceable in every passage where it occurs in the N. T. See <400222>Matthew 2:22 ? ?Archelaus was reigning over Judas in the room of [ ajnti> ] his father Herod?; shall his son ask...a fish, and he for [ ajnti> ] a fish give him a serpent?? <581202>Hebrews 12:2 ? ?Jesus the author and perfecter of our faith, who for [ ajnti> = as the price of] the joy that was set before him endured the cross?; 16 ? ?Esau, who
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