Gospel.com Topics Feed - Atoning Sacrifice 2009-09-03T14:22:54-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/atoning+sacrifice/ This is love - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1%20John%204:10&version=NIV 2009-09-03T14:22:54-05:00 John writes that love is the fact that God sent his son to us as an atoning sacrifice even in the midst of us being steeped in our sins. This is love: God's willful sacrifice.