What is penal substitution? It is the doctrine that God gave himself in his Son, Jesus Christ, to suffer in man’s place the curse as the penalty for sin. This stands at the heart of the Christian gospel. The Introduction acquaints readers with more recent objections against this confession of God’s grace.
Source: Pieced for Our Transgressions: Rediscovering the Glory of Penal Substitution (Crossway, 2007), 21-32.
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