Watch the video above and talk about it with a friend or mentor.
Both traditional Christians and Mormons speak of Christ's atonement, but the word means different things to both groups.
- What Is Atonement?
- How Did Jesus Accomplish Atonement?
- How Do We Receive the Benefits of Atonement?
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Talk About It
- Watch the video together or invite someone to summarize the topic.
- What is your initial reaction to this video? Do you disagree with any of it? What jumped out at you?
- How so you define “atonement”? What are some related words in the Bible?
- Outline some differences between Mormonism and biblical Christianity about how Jesus made atonement for us.
- According to the Bible how does a person receives the benefits of Jesus’ atonement? How does that compare to the Mormon view?
- What difference do these two views make to an individual who wants to be forgiven of sins and reconciled to God?
- Write a personal action step based on this conversation.
This is part of the Clarifying Salvation After Mormonism series.
This is part of the About Mormonism series.