Tuesday, May 30, 2006

The Curse of God - Spurgeon

The curse of God is not easily taken away. In fact, there was but one method whereby it could be removed.

The lightnings were in God's hand; they must be launched-he said they must. The sword was unsheathed; it must be satisfied- God vowed it must.

How, then, was the sinner to be saved? The only answer was this--The Son of God appears; and he says,"Father! launch your thunderbolts at me! Here is my breast- plunge that sword in here! Here are my shoulders- let the lash of vengeance fall on them!

"And Christ, the Substitute, came forth and stood for us,"the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God."

-C.H. Spurgeon-


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