Month: March 2018

Christ dying for our sins, and rising again for our justification, must be our only plea, if we wish to be saved.

Knowing God through His Word ... Day by Day

J.C. Ryle on the Transfiguration account in Luke 9:

sunset_cross…this passage shows us that the Old Testament saints in glory take a deep interest in Christ’s atoning death. We are told that when Moses and Elijah appeared in glory with our Lord on the Mount of Transfiguration, they “talked with Him.” And what was the subject of their conversation? We are not obliged to make conjectures and guesses about this. Luke tells us, “they spoke of His decease, which He should accomplish at Jerusalem.” They knew the meaning of that death. They knew how much depended on it. Therefore they “talked” about it.

It is a grave mistake to suppose that holy men and women under the Old Testament knew nothing about the sacrifice which Christ was to offer up for the sin of the word. Their light, no doubt, was far less clear than ours. They saw things afar…

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Good Friday 2018

Originally posted on BILL'S SPACE:
The story of Easter foretold by Isaiah ? The Suffering Servant. Isaiah’s prophecy. Written out as an exercise in 1987.        (Practice, Positive Practice). ? Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the Lord revealed?…