Christ dying for our sins, and rising again for our justification, must be our only plea, if we wish to be saved.

J.C. Ryle on the Transfiguration account in Luke 9: …this passage shows us that the Old Testament saints in glory take a deep interest in Christ’s atoning death. We are told that when Moses and Elijah appeared in glory with our Lord on the Mount of Transfiguration, they “talked with Him.” And what was the subject of … More Christ dying for our sins, and rising again for our justification, must be our only plea, if we wish to be saved.

God’s purpose. No accident. No chance.

We come now to Mark’s account of Jesus’ arrest and betrayal.  J.C. Ryle comments on Mark 14: 43-52 Let us notice, secondly, in these verses, how all things in our Lord’s passion happened according to God’s Word. His own address to those who took Him, exhibits this in a striking manner–“the Scripture must be fulfilled.” There was … More God’s purpose. No accident. No chance.

No accident or chance in the steps Jesus walked from Gethsemane to Calvary

We come now to Mark’s account of Jesus’ arrest and betrayal.  J.C. Ryle comments on Mark 14: 43-52 Let us notice, secondly, in these verses, how all things in our Lord’s passion happened according to God’s Word. His own address to those who took Him, exhibits this in a striking manner–“the Scripture must be fulfilled.” There was … More No accident or chance in the steps Jesus walked from Gethsemane to Calvary