Classic Essays & Articles
Sin mingles even with our holy things, and our best repentance, faith, prayer, and thanksgiving could not be received of God were it not for the merit of the atoning sacrifice.
When the Lord Jesus Christ had our sins laid upon him, he did give more perfect satisfaction unto divine justice for our sins than if...all of us had been damned in hell unto all eternity.
There is not a word in the Bible, which is extra crucem, which can be understood without reference to the cross. The cross runs through the whole of Scripture.
Nothing in my hand I bring, simply to the cross I cling;
naked, come to thee for dress; helpless, look to thee for grace;
foul, I to the fountain fly; wash me, Savior, or I die.
Augustus M. Toplady from "Rock of Ages, Cleft for Me" (1740-1778)