Substitution In The Bible

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Substitution in the Bible

1. Find and copy 3 Bible verses
"Surely our griefs He Himself bore, and our sorrows He carried. Yet we ourselves esteemed Him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. 5 But He was pierced through for our transgressions. He was crushed for our iniquities; The chastening for our well-being fell upon Him, and by His scourging we are healed. 6 All of us like sheep have gone astray. Each of us has turned to his own way. But the Lord has caused the iniquity of us all to fall on Him," (Isaiah 53:4-6).
"For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord", (Romans 6:23).
"He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed", (1 Peter 2:24)

2. Explain the topic and refer to your 3 verses in your explanation-min 80 words
Substitution is the means of taking the place of something else. Christ's death on the cross was a form of substitution because he took our place by dying for our sins. Christ's death was our substitution so that we wouldn't pay the price of death and our sins were forgiven.

Finally, the death of Christ was a legal act. Sin is breaking the law of God and Christ's substitutionary atonement was a satisfaction of the law of God.

3. Explain how this topic is important to understanding what Christ did on the cross-min 40 words
Christ's death on the cross was a form of substitution because he took our