Imputation

We Do What We Can, He Does What He Wills, and He Never Fails

In all our intentions, if the defect be not in the error of our understandings, which may be rectified by better information, when we cannot do that which we would, we will do that which we can: the alteration of our purpose is for want of power to fulfil it ; which impotency cannot be ascribed to Almighty God, who […]

To Know Christ Crucified!

This is faith’s great and bold venture upon the grace, faithfulness, and truth of God, to stand by the cross and say, “Ah! he is bruised for my sins, and wounded for my transgressions, and the chastisement of my peace is upon him. He is thus made sin for me. Here I give up my sins to him that […]

Double Imputation

There are two parts to our acceptance with God. 1. Our absolution from the guilt of sin, that our disobedience be not charged upon us. This we have by the death of Christ; our sins being imputed to him, shall not be imputed to us, 2 Cor. 5:21; Rom. 4:25; Isa. 53:12. 2. Imputation of righteousness, that […]

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 […]