Sacrifice and Atonement

God is on a mission to remove evil from His good world, along with all of its corrosive effects. However, He wants to do it in a way that does not involve removing humans. In this video on sacrifice and atonement, the good people at the Bible Project trace the theme of God’s atoning or “covering” over human evil through animal sacrifices that ultimately point to Jesus and his death and resurrection. The video shows how the Jewish Temple rituals of sacrifice and atonement have been replaced by the New Testament rituals of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper. (Note: the video’s will not present a fully Catholic understanding of Baptism or Eucharist, but the trajectory of their narrative points to our fuller understanding of these sacraments.)

As always, if you enjoy these video, I encourage you to support their work and to visit their website for even more great videos – or visit their YouTube channel.

2 thoughts on “Sacrifice and Atonement

  1. FrG, This is the second time you’ve sent a link to The Bible Project where I can’t actually figure out how to open the link.  All the references to “support their work”, website and You Tube Channel, take me to their overall content but not the link to atonement and sacrifice.  In my neanderthal approach to the wide world of the internet, what am I missing?? Warm regards, Jim

    • One of the pitfalls to not reading the notification emails… apparently the video link does not embed in the email (?) but if you click either the title (Sacrifice and Atonement) or in the foot the URL – it will take you to the page where the video is visible

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