What was Jesus trying to accomplish?
An essential part of Jesus’ mission was, of course, to die for our sins on the cross and, through repentance and faith in him, open the way for us to experience eternal life with the Father. As Romans 5:8 says, “God demonstrated his own love for us in this: while we were still sinners, Christ died for us”.
What has Jesus done for us?
What else has our Savior, Jesus Christ, done for us? Through the teachings of His prophets and through His personal ministry, Jesus taught us the plan of salvation. This plan includes the Creation, the purpose of life, the necessity of opposition, and the gift of agency.
What has Jesus accomplished for us by his death and resurrection?
Not only do we have full pardon and forgiveness for our sins through faith in Jesus, we have the certainty of heaven. We rejoice because our sinful, earthly bodies will be raised up glorious, heavenly bodies like that of our Lord Jesus and we shall live forever with our God in heaven (cf.
What was Jesus mission?
He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favour. Jesus intentionally chose this passage and made some changes to it.
What did Jesus say the most important commandment was?
When asked which commandment is greatest, he responds (in Matthew 22:37): “Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind…the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.”
How did Jesus accomplish salvation?
The ransom theory of atonement says that Christ liberated humanity from slavery to sin and Satan, and thus death, by giving his own life as a ransom sacrifice to Satan, swapping the life of the perfect (Jesus), for the lives of the imperfect (other humans).
What are the finished works of the cross?
Thanks to Christ’s Finished Work on the Cross, we are now Healed and Made Rich. But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him, and with his stripes we are healed.