Sin is the transgression of the law. – 1 John 3.4
Issue: Issue 8
THE IMPUTATION OF SIN AND RIGHTEOUSNESS John Owen 1616-1683 When we have opportunity of speaking to you on these occasions, it is for the direction of the exercise of your faith in this ordinance in a due manner. Here is a representation of that which we should principally consider, and act faith with respect unto, …
For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness: but unto us which are saved it is the power of God. 1 Corinthians 1.18.
Esau cried, not for his sin in selling the birthright; but for his loss in missing the blessing. John Trapp
Some tears God hath no bottle for. Richard Sibbes
Sin may be the occasion of great sorrow, when there is no sorrow for sin.. John Owen
WHAT THE BIBLE MEANS TO ME The Bible means to me all that the architect’s plan means to the builder; all that the blueprint means to the engineer; and all that the Chart and compass mean to the ship’s captain. The final authority of these guides for their own followers is analogous to the final …
CONCERN FOR THE SINS OF THE DAY John Owen 1616-1683* QUESTION. What concern have we in the sins of the day wherein we live? ANSWER. All sins may be referred to two heads:- First, Irreligion. Secondly, Immorality. First. Irreligion; and that may be reduced to two heads, – atheism and false worship: you may add, …
For he hath made him to be sin for us who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him. – 2 Cor. 5.21
Christ also hath once suffered for sins the just for the unjust that he might bring us to God; being put to death in the flesh but quickened by the Spirit – 1 Peter 3.18.