For Whom the Atonement was Wrought

AndersEssays on Doctrine

Throughout Christendom there are as many opinions regarding the atonement of Christ as there are pundits and authorities. Each promote their precepts within the restricted confines of their religious tradition, and seemingly ignore what the acknowledged voices of God’s chosen apostles and prophets in scripture have said. In the case of Mormonism this problem has been amplified many fold by those in leadership of each generation who have jockeyed for supremacy as the preeminent authoritative voice of church doctrine. There are many such men in church history and they couldn’t ever agree among themselves regarding the atonement and they proposed many self-serving philosophies. Mormon religious traditions surrounding the doctrine of Christ’s atonement have been carried … Read More