THE CHRISTIAN QUOTATION OF THE DAY
Christ, our Light
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Feast of Anselm, Abbot of Le Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury, Teacher, 1109

It is true that we are sinners;—but Christ has suffered for us. It is true that we deserve death;—but Christ has died for us. It is true that we are guilty debtors;—but Christ has paid our debts with His own blood. This is the real Gospel! This is the good news! On this let us lean while we live. To this let us cling when we die. Christ has been “lifted up” on the cross, and has thrown open the gates of heaven to all believers.
... J. C. Ryle (1816-1900), Expository thoughts on the Gospels, with the text complete, St. John, v. I, Robert Carter and brothers, 1874, p. 143 (see the book; see also John 12:32; Ps. 22:16; Matt. 26:54; Luke 18:31-33; John 3:14-15; 6:44; 8:28; 1 Cor. 15:3-4; Heb. 9:15; more at Blood, Christ, Cross, Death, Debt, Gospel, Heaven, Sinner, Suffer, Truth)

 
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