What is another word for Atoning?

354 synonyms found


[ ɐtˈə͡ʊnɪŋ], [ ɐtˈə‍ʊnɪŋ], [ ɐ_t_ˈəʊ_n_ɪ_ŋ]

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How to use "Atoning" in context?

The word "atonement" is derived from the Anglo-Norman word "atoner," meaning atone or make atonement. In the Bible, atonement refers to the purpose of the cross of Jesus Christ. It is the forgiveness of sins that results in the redemption of humans and the reconciliation of God and humanity. In general, atonement is the making of a satisfaction for a sin. Atonement involves both divine and human actions.

The doctrine of atonement is found throughout the Bible. Although the atonement of Jesus Christ is the central event of the gospel, it is not the only one.

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