Sons of God

www.bible.com/1713/mat.5.9.csb

This has always intrigued me. There is One Son of God. There can be only one Son who takes away the sins of the world. Yet, in this translation, and I believe rightly so, is the word translated “sons” to really make us think about. E implications of this text.

The very work Christ did was to make peace between God and Men by offering Himself in their stead. The very essence of peacemaking here is “take me instead” as the subject of wrath.

That gives new meaning to peacemaking, doesn’t it?

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merittmusings

I've been in ministry in the Christian Churches/ Churches of Christ for 20+ years. Finished my doctorate in Biblical Studies in 2015. Serve today as a Hospital Chaplain.

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