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The Atonement as Reconciliation

Reconciliation is the restoration of a broken relationship between God and sinful man. It is the overcoming of our alienation from God because of our disobedience and sin. This episode of Christ the Center examines the atonement as reconciliation.

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  • Jeff Waddington
  • Camden Bucey


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