Atonement

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Atonement
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To atone is to make up for the past. More specifically, the word atonement refers to the sacrificial work of Christ for sinners. It refers to the state of being at one or being reconciled because of the death of Christ.

Explanations of the atonement of Christ

Ransom theory

Satisfaction theory

Penal substitution theory

Moral-influence theory

Governmental theory

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