Hello Kitchen Table Theology Family! Pastor Jeff Cranston and Jen Denton are wrapping up our study of understanding our identity in Christ. In previous podcasts we’ve talked about the believer’s position in Christ, and the doctrines of justification, sanctification, glorification, regeneration, and adoption. On today’s podcast we’re going to talk about the Doctrine of Reconciliation
[01:34] The Meaning of Reconciliation
Jen kicks off our podcast with a story about great American poet, Elizabeth Barrett BrowningA change of relationship between two people from hostility to harmony Enmity with God [10:08] How Reconciliation Takes Place
Reconciliation comes only through the death of Jesus Three highly debated views on the doctrine of ReconciliationGod is reconciled to us We are reconciled to God Both are reconciled to each other [19:38] So What?
How the doctrine of reconciliation ties into evangelism and how this truth plays out in our daily lives The act of reconciliation has been completed on the cross Every person is in the position to receive salvation through Jesus Christ
[25:05] Closing Segment
Final words and announcements from Pastor Jeff and Jen Email your questions for our upcoming Q&A to email@example.com or stay tuned to our Instagram @pastorjeffcranston
“Through sin we were alienated and separated from God, but through the death of Christ, peace with God and salvation was made possible for all who believe in Christ.” - Pastor Jeff Cranston
“Reconciliation means God has favor and mercy towards every human being on the planet — past, present and future. And that every person is in a position to receive the salvation that Jesus offers.” - Pastor Jeff Cranston
Bible Verses Mentioned:
Ephesians 2:16 Romans 11:28Romans 5:9 Romans 5:102 Corinthians 5:212 Corinthians 5:92 Corinthians 5:19
Resources Mentioned/ Footnotes:
And Can It Be, That I Should Gain? Poem by Charles Wesley
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