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THE

NATURE OF THE ATONEMENT

AND ITS RELATION TO

REMISSION OF SINS AND ETERNAL LIFE

BY

JOHN MCLEOD CAMPBELL, D.D.

FOURTH EDITION !

WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND NOTES

London

MACMILLAN AND CO.

1873

All Rights Reserved.

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ANDOVER - HARVARD

654,4 C188 n 1873

CAMBRIDCE, N,

CONTENT S.

INTRODUCTION.

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The Atonement presupposes the Incarnation of which it is the development,

xvi Yet some believe in the Incarnation who do not believe in the Atonement,

xviii Two hindrances to faith in the Atonement(1) Views of human progress,

xxi (2) Views of the Reign of Law,

xxii Two regions of divine self-manifestation

(1) The Reign of Law : (2) The kingdom of God, xxvi The place which prayer has in the kingdom of God,

xxvii Theism and religion,

xxix The kingdom of God seen in Christ,

XXX Miracles considered,

XXXV The Atonement belongs to the kingdom of God,

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CHAPTER I.

THE ENDS CONTEMPLATED IN THE ATONEMENT AWAKEN

THE EXPECTATION THAT WE ARE TO UNDERSTAND ITS
NATURE-

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Three aspects of the Atonement : its extent, objeci and nature,
The third aspect now to be considered,
Reasonableness of the demand for light on this subject,
Twofold aspect of the Gospel, retrospective and prospective,
Importance of the internal evidence of the Atonement,
Conscience testifies to a need be for an Atonement,
Further, there is in conscience-

(1) A response to the testimony of Scripture as to the evil
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(2) A capacity of apprehending the excellence of Eternal
Life,

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