The Whole Curse Spent on Him (Bunyan)

 One of the wonderful and comforting truths of the Christian faith is the fact that a sinner is justified by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone.  This truth is full of hope, peace, joy, happiness, and assurance.  One aspect of justification is what Scripture teaches about Christ suffering the curse of law-breaking in… Continue reading The Whole Curse Spent on Him (Bunyan)

Our Guilt Has Reached The Heavens

Here are some great words from a great book: The Gospel for Real Life by Jerry Bridges.  This quote is found near the end of the section where Bridges talks about original sin and the sinful guilt/pollution humans have by nature (i.e. Rom. 3:10-20). “You might be thinking by this time, ‘Why devote so much… Continue reading Our Guilt Has Reached The Heavens

Sproul on the Curse and the Cross

In his excellent little book, The Truth of the Cross, R.C. Sproul discusses the Ancient Near Eastern  (Sumerians, Akkadians, etc.) treaties/covenants and how parts of them were pretty much universal back then.  He then shows now the blessings and curses of the Mosaic covenant point to Christ.  In the light of the curse specifically, Sproul… Continue reading Sproul on the Curse and the Cross