Theology of Salvation

Jesus' Gifts

What does it mean that Jesus died for our sins?

Is it true that Jesus is the only way to heaven?

What does it mean to receive Jesus Christ?

Does Jesus love me?

What does righteousness mean?

What is imputed righteousness? Why does Christ's righteousness need to be imputed to us?

What is impartation?

Jesus' Work

Jesus saves — What does this mean?

Why did Jesus have to die?

How can I know Jesus? What does it mean to know Him?

Is the death of Jesus Christ or His resurrection more important?

Since God hates human sacrifice, how is it that Jesus' sacrifice could be the payment for our sins?

God's Role

How is salvation a gift from God?

What does Ordo Salutis mean? What is the Order of Salvation?

How are people drawn to salvation? What does it mean for God to draw us to Himself?

Decisional regeneration/decision theology — What is it?

The effectual calling / call — What is it?


What questions about salvation does soteriology address?

The true gospel — What is it?

Why is Christianity so bloody?

How do man's free will and God's sovereignty work together in salvation?

What is the connection between predestination / election and foreknowledge?

What is justification according to the Bible?

Why is the doctrine of justification by faith so important?

What are the differences between justification and sanctification?


What are the theories of the atonement?

What is the meaning of substitutionary atonement?

How can we say Jesus paid the penalty for our sins? Jesus didn't spend eternity in hell, and isn't that the penalty? How then did Jesus pay the penalty?

How is Jesus a ransom for many? What is ransom theory?

What is the doctrine of substitution?

What is Christian redemption? What does it mean to be redeemed?

Christian reconciliation — What is it? Why do we need to be reconciled to God?

How is Jesus' sacrifice propitiation for our sins?

What is the meaning of expiation?

What is the meaning of Christus Victor?

What is the doctrine of penal substitution?

What are the different theories of the atonement?

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