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The facts of the case
The explanation of the facts
PROOF-THE SUFFERINGS OF CHRIST.
Not explained on the principle of retributive justice
Not possibly disciplinary
Not merely confirmatory of his doctrine
Not only exemplary
Passages which speak of atonement or reconciliation
Passages which treat of propitiation
Passages in which the term ransom or redemption occurs
Passages in which Christ is said to be made sin or a curse
Passages in which Christ is said to have been made a sacrifice
Passages in which the language of substitution is employed .
MATTER OR SUBSTANCE OF ATONEMENT.
Christ's sufferings alone
The whole of his sufferings
The sufferings of his soul, and of the concluding period of his life
The sufferings of Christ and those of the wicked in the place of
woe not precisely the same
VALUE OF ATONEMENT.
The dignity of his person
His relationship to man
Relation of cause and effect
The circumstances which constitute the value of Christ's death are
His freedom from all personal obligation to the law
His being at his own disposal
His being voluntary
The appointment of God
EXTENT OF ATONEMENT.
The infinite intrinsic worth of Christ's atonement admitted
on the one hand
The limited application of it admitted on the other
The divine intention with regard to the extent of its ob-
jects, is the point in dispute
II. Arguments for a definite atonement
The divine purpose
The rectitude of God
The covenant of grace
The very nature of atonement
The resurrection and intercession of Christ
The work of the Spirit
The limited application and revelation of atonement
The absurdity of all other suppositions
The direct testimony of scripture
III. Objections to a definite atonement considered
It is derogatory to the honour and merits of Christ
It supposes a redundancy of merit
The universal gospel offer
The universal terms employed in scripture
The possibility of those perishing for whom Christ died.
RESULTS OF ATONEMENT.
It illustrates the character of God
It vindicates the divine moral government
It demonstrates the evil of sin
It secures a perfect and eternal salvation
It opens a way for the exercise of Divine mercy, encourages sin-
ners to rely on the mercy of God, and awakens in saints
It affects the divine dispensations toward our world
It furnishes an eternal theme of contemplation to the whole uni-
verse of moral creatures
In what it consists
REALITY OF INTERCESSION.
Intercession the correlate of atonement
Necessary to the fulfilment of the covenant of grace
Supposed in the perfection of Christ's priesthood
The necessities of God's people require it
Not inconsistent with God's love to his people
Not derogatory to the honour of Christ
NATURE OF INTERCESSION.