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Question 26-Puritan Catechism

Spurgeon 3Q. Wherein did Christ’s humiliation consist?

A. Christ’s humiliation consisted in his being born, and that in a low condition, (Luke 2:7) made under the law, (Galatians 4:4) undergoing the miseries of this life, (Isaiah 53:3) the wrath of God, (Matthew 27:46) and the cursed death of the cross; (Philippians 2:8) in being buried, and continuing under the power of death for a time. (Matthew 12:40)

Charles Haddon Spurgeon-A Puritan Catechism

God is in the right and we are in the wrong

March 25, 2013 1 comment

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“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the Gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; by which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you, first of all, that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures; and that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the Scriptures.” “This is a faithful saying,”–a truth of such importance as to have become a kind of Christian proverb–“and worthy of all acceptation, that Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners of whom I am chief.” “WE PREACH Christ crucified.” “I determined NOT TO KNOW ANY THING among you, save Jesus Christ and him crucified.” ” THIS IS THE RECORD, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.”

It is not meant, by these brief descriptions of the Gospel, that there is no other truth necessary to be believed but that the doctrine of the cross, properly embraced, includes all others, or draws after it, the belief of them.

The import of this Gospel is that God is in the right, and we are in the wrong; that we have transgressed against him without cause, and are justly exposed to everlasting punishment; that mercy, originating purely in himself, required, for the due honor of his government, to be exercised through the atonement of his beloved Son; that with this sacrifice God is well pleased, and can, consistently with all his perfections, pardon and accept of any sinner, whatever he hath done, who believeth in him.

Rev. Andrew Fuller–The Great Question Answered

What is the Gospel?

What is the Gospel by Rolaant L. McKenzie

What is the Gospel? Knowing the answer to this question is vital if one is to receive salvation and have a life-transforming relationship with Jesus Christ, for belief in the wrong gospel will not save, but condemn (Galatians 1:6-9). 1 Corinthians 15: 1-4 provides a good summary of what the gospel is:

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