The act of appeasing the wrath and conciliating the favor of an offended person; the act of making propitious.
That which propitiates; atonement or atoning sacrifice; specifically, the influence or effects of the death of Christ in appeasing the divine justice, and conciliating the divine favor.
That which turns aside the wrath of God from the sinner. The atonement of Jesus satisfies the just demands of the righteousness and wrath of God against sin (Rom 3:25; Heb 2:17; 1ohn 2:2; 4:10).
the acto of appeasing or conciliating. Something that appeases or conciliates a diety. Atonement. The self-sacrifice and death of Jesus Christ to appease divine justice and to effect reconciliation between God and man.
Refers to the desire of ancient peoples to placate the gods who had control over nature, by performing rituals of submission, obeisance, sacrifice or thanksgiving thought to mollify the gods' anger, compensate for human shortcomings, or win favorable influence so as to forestall disaster and bring blessings to the people.
An offering that turns away wrath. It is a satisfying thing-- to completely, totally, and absolutely meet the need to satisfy (also used as atonement or expiation). Jesus is our propitiation that turns away God's wrath. God made Him to be sin for us. The result of propitiation is man's reconciliation to God. II Cor. 5:21; Romans 3:25-26
Rom 3: 25; I Jn 2:2; 1 Jn 4: 10] The atonement or atoning sacrifice offered to God to assuage his wrath and render Him propitious to sinners. Christ is the propitiation for the sins of men.
the act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity
the act of atoning for sin or wrongdoing (especially appeasing a deity)
an act that turns away the wrath of another
a sacrifice that satisfies a justly pronounced sentence
a sacrifice that turns away the wrath of God
a sacrifice which appeases God's wrath against sin
a term meaning toward God to appease His wrath, not toward man
a sacrifice that bears and satisfies God's righteous wrath towards sin and sinfulness—and in so doing, secures God's favor and mercy toward those whose trust is in Him.
An offering that results in atonement, redemption, and reconciliation. Christ offered Himself on the Cross as a propitiation for our sins, to liberate humanity from sin and death. See Rom. 3:21-26; Heb. 2:17; 1 John 2:2; 4:10.
Appeasement of the wrath of God.
a sacrifice of atonement to pay for sin and appease God?s anger.Â Jesus ?gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God? for our sins (Ephesians 5:2. Romans 3:25).
In Christianity, Propitiation is a theological term denoting that by which God is rendered propitious, i.e., that 'satisfaction' or 'appeasement' by which it becomes consistent with His character and government to pardon and bless sinners. The propitiation does not procure his love or make him loving; rather, it renders it consistent for him to exercise his love towards sinners.