Christ as Savior

The Grace of Sanctification

He makes us not only accepted, but also acceptable. He doth not only purchase love for his saints, but also makes them lovely. He came not by blood only, but by water and blood. He doth not only justify his saints from the guilt of sin, but also sanctify and wash them from the filth of sin. The first is […]

He Makes Us Comely Through His Beauty

Sin being removed, and righteousness bestowed, we have peace with God, —are continually accepted before him. There is not any thing to charge us withal: that which was, is taken out of the way by Christ, and nailed to his cross,—made fast there; yea, publicly and legally cancelled, that it can never be admitted again as an evidence. What court among […]

He Did Not Yield Obedience For Himself

Galations 4:4, 5, “God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, to redeem them that were under the law.” He was both made of a woman, and made under the law; that is, obedient to it for us. The end here, both of the incarnation and obedience of Christ to the law was all to […]

When He Prays As Mediator

There were not worse in the world, really and evidently, than many of them that crucified him; yet, as a man, subject to the law, he forgave them, and prayed for them. When he prayed as mediator, his Father always heard him and answered him, John 11:41; and in the other prayers he was accepted as one exactly performing […]