PROPITIATION – 1) An offering that results in atonement, redemption, and reconciliation. Christ offered Himself on the Cross as a propitiation for our sins, to liberate humanity from sin and death. (Rom. 3:21-26; Heb. 2:17; 1 John 2:2; 4:10.)

2) (an appellation or Title of Jesus) ” And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.” I Jn 2:2

(also: expiation)