Re: [revelation-list] Re: Babylon: Rome or Jerusalem
- That is why I referred to Rv. 5, and 7 due to the referents to the redeeming
shed blood. Atonement is very much present. I probably did not communicate
what I meant clearly enough however. Thanks for the additional comment.
----- Original Message -----
From: Ed Garcia <Ed.Garcia@...>
Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2001 3:31 PM
Subject: [revelation-list] Re: Babylon: Rome or Jerusalem
> In Rev. Paul's response to Mr. Preston he says:
> "Hmmm. And how clear is substitutionary atonement in Revelation?"
> More often than not the book of Revelation refers to Jesus as the Lamb. As
> understand it, Jesus as sacrificial Lamb definitely suggests the idea of
> substitutionary atonement. When the Lamb takes the scroll the elders
> by saying "Worthy are You to take the book and to break its seals; for You
> were slain, and purchased for God with Your blood men from every tribe and
> tongue and people and nation." The idea of redemption is one of the
> themes of the prophecy.
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