If ye live after the flesh ye shall die; but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body ye shall live. For as many as are led by the Spirit of God they are the sons of God. Romans 8.14.
Author: Geoffrey Thomas
He (Christ) must die, for He could not purchase otherwise. He must rise, for He could not otherwise exercise His Lordship over His purchase. He had power to lay down His life to procure, and He had power to take again to bestow salvation. I am inclined to draw the inference, since Jesus died and …