limited atonement

noun

Definition of limited atonement

: a theological doctrine that the reconciliation effected between God and man by the sufferings of Jesus Christ was efficacious for some but not all men — compare general atonement

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“Limited atonement.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/limited%20atonement. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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