Monday, October 19, 2009
CHRIST DIED FOR OUR SINS ACCORDING TO THE SCRIPTURES
"Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures"
(I Corinthians 15:3)
The awful and solemn death of Jesus, His crucifixion and blood-shedding, is the pillar of the Christian religion, and the grand foundation of the church of God. The sinner who is awakened to see and feel his lost, ruined, and undone state; to behold the inflexible holiness and justice of God, and brought at the same time to feel himself sinking within under the terrors of God in a broken law - that poor guilty, sin-condemned wretch, has nowhere else to look for peace, comfort, or rest, but to the Lord Jesus Christ. He died for our sins. He "was delivered for our offences, and raised again for our justification."
By John Kershaw - April 30th, 1848