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THE JEWISH RESPONSE TO MISSIONARIES

SIN, ATONEMENT & SALVATION:

Mankind was created with an inclination to do evil: Genesis 8:21 
We have the ability to master this inclination: Genesis 4:7
We can choose good over evil: Deut. 30:19, Psalm 37:27
Sin sacrifices are only for unintentional sins: Leviticus 4:1
Prayer replaces sacrifices: Hosea 14:3

Leviticus 17:11

Atonement

One of the cornerstones of Christian theology is that the only way to achieve atonement for sins is through the offering of a sacrifice whose blood is shed in our place. The Greek Testament makes this very clear in Hebrews 9:22 “…without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.” Is this idea consistent with the teachings of the Tanach, or do the Jewish and Christian bibles diverge on this issue?