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atonement ~ (A) ~ to bring people together; to make us near to God; to bring us to God; how the death of Christ brings us back to God; how God makes us good by taking away the bad things that we have done.
atonement ~ (B) ~ to make at one together, to make us at peace with God; the way the death of Christ brings us back to God; how God makes us right with him by taking away the bad things that we do by sin .
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