Posted by: Standing Solus Christus | November 11, 2007

Lord’s Day Quote: John Calvin

To take away our condemnation, it was not enough for him to suffer any kind of death:  to make satisfaction for our redemption a form of death had to be chosen in which he might free us both by transferring our condemnation to himself and by taking our guilt upon himself.  If he had been murdered by thieves or slain in an insurrection by a raging mob, in such a death there would have been no evidence of satisfaction.  But when he was arraigned before the judgment seat as a criminal, accused and pressed by testimony and condemned by the mouth of the judge to die – we know by these proofs that he took the role of a guilty man and evildoer.

John Calvin, Institutes of the Christian Religion

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: