Atonement Foundations: “My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?” | The Anástasis Center for Christian Education & Ministry

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Here is a list of blog posts dealing with the foundations of medical substitutionary atonement in Scripture, especially Jesus’ quotation of Psalm 22:1 from the cross:  “My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?”  For a list of blog posts about practical ministry implications of penal vs. medical substitutionary atonement, see this page.

 

‘My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?’

#1: Why the Father Did Not Turn Against or Away from the Son

#2: Why God Did Not Turn Against or Away from King David

#3 Why Jesus Paralleled David’s Story: To Be the Greater King and Conqueror

#4: Why Jesus Quoted Psalm 22: To Engage Others Who Quoted It Before Him

#5: Why Jesus’ Atonement Involved the Retelling of Older Stories: He Carried Human Nature, But Did It Better

#6: The Unbroken Father-Son Relation at Gethsemane and the Cross, According to Matthew’s Gospel