Category Archives: The Cross

Is “Preaching the Gospel to Ourselves” a New Idea?

Indulge me in one last quotation from Stephen Charnock. There were actually a couple of great quotations in answer to this question, but I’ll post only this one: Let us re-present to ourselves this crucified but now crowned victim, lying … Continue reading

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Grounds for Confidence that Your Worship Will Be Accepted

Stephen Charnock on divine satisfaction: The satisfaction God hath in the value of [Christ]’s offering cannot give forth itself in fuller expressions than in our salvation by the virtue of it, every thing formidable and burdensome being removed, every thing … Continue reading

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He Obliges Himself to Give Eternal Life

Stephen Charnock on the stench of our sin and the power of Christ’s blood: There is not a service we offer, but hath something mixed with it contrary to the holiness of God; yet the evil fumes that steam up … Continue reading

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Risen Indeed!

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God Must Be Unjust If . . .

Stephen Charnock on mercy and justice for the believer: The flood-gates of mercy are opened, and the fire of justice confined in its flames; the flames of the one centre in Christ, that the streams of the other might flow … Continue reading

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