and restoration of sinners. In these passages the death of Christ is represented as demanded by God?s law and government.


<480404> Galatians 4:4, 5 ? ?born of a woman, born under the law, that he might redeem them that were under the law?: <400315>Matthew 3:15 ? ?thus it becomest us to fulfill all righteousness? ? Christ?s baptism prefigured his death and was a consecration to death; cf.

<411038> Mark 10:38 ? ?Are ye able to drink the cup that I drink? Or to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?? <421250>Luke 12:50 ? ?I have a baptism to be baptized with; and how am I straitened till it be accomplished!? <402639>Matthew 26:39 ? ?My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass away from me: nevertheless, not as I will, but as thou wilt?; 5:17 ? ?Think not that I came to destroy the law or the prophets: I came not to destroy, but to fulfill? <502308>Philippians 2:8 ? ?becoming obedient even unto death?; <450519>Romans 5:19 ? ?through the obedience of the one shall the many be made righteous?; 10:4 ? ?Christ is the end of the law unto righteousness to every one that believeth.? ? Penalty: <450425>Romans 4:25 ? ?who was delivered up for our trespasses and was raised for our justification?; 8:3 ? ?God, sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh?; <470521>2 Corinthians 5:21 ? ?Him who knew no sin he made to be sin on our behalf ? here ?sin? = a sinner, an accursed one (Meyer); <480104>Galatians 1:4 ? ?gave himself for our sins?; 3:13 ? ?Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us; for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree?; cf. <052123>Deuteronomy 21:23 ? ?he that is hanged is accursed of God.? <580928>Hebrews 9:28 ? ?Christ also, having been once offered to bear the sins of many?; cf. <030517>Leviticus 5:17 ? ?if any one sin...yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity?; <041434>Numbers 14:34 ? ?for every day a year, shall ye bear your iniquities, even forty years?; Lam. 5:7 ? ?Our fathers sinned and are not; And we have borne their iniquities.? ? Exhibition: <450325>Romans 3:25, 26 ? ?whom God set forth to he a propitiation, through faith, in his blood, to show his righteousness because of the passing over of the sins done aforetime, in the forbearance of God?; cf. <580915>Hebrews 9:15 ? ?a death having taken place for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first covenant.?

On these passages, see an excellent section in Pfleiderer, Die Ritschl?sche Theologie, 38-53. Pfleiderer severely criticizes Ritschl?s evasion of their natural force and declares Paul?s teaching to be that Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law by suffering as a substitute the death threatened by the law against sinners. So Orelli Cone, Paul, 261. On the other hand, L. L. Paine, Evolution of Trinitarianism, 288-307, chapter on

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