In shul this week on Yom Kippur, however, I'd rather focus on the atoning I need to do myself.
All has been "once and for ever" settled by the atoning death of the Lamb of God.
Then, too, His atoning work on the cross has no meaning for us.
You cannot strike the atoning aspect of His death out of that expression by any fair handling of the words.
In his reticence he had the sense of atoning not only to the apparition but to Miss Hernshaw too.
I had not felt the man's insolent letter, but I felt deeply the woman's atoning kindness.
Where then the cherished hope of one day atoning for his wrongs to those who loved him!
Her self-disgust now seemed to lend her a certain sense of atoning self-respect.
He himself was not eating, for was he not atoning for his sins?
But the pain that we give these blessed little ones when we wound their tenderness,--for that there is no atoning.