Bought by the Blood

October 29, 2009

J.C. Ryle on the divinity of Christ

Filed under: Incarnation,J.C. Ryle — cubsfan1980 @ 8:32 am
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The divinity of Christ is the citadel and keep of Christianity.  Here lies the infinite value of the satisfaction He made upon the cross.  Here lies the peculiar merit of His atoning death for sinners.  That death was not the death of a mere man, like ourselves, but of one who is “over all, God blessed for ever…
Let believers cling to this doctrine with jealous watchfulness  With it, they stand upon a rock.  Without it, they have nothing solid beneath their feet.  Our hearts are weak.  Our sins are many.  We need a Redeemer who is able save to the uttermost, and deliver from the wrath to come.  We have such a Redeemer in Jesus Christ.  He is “the mighty God. (Isaiah 9:6).” – J.C. Ryle

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