Forgiven much=love much

J.C.Ryle comments on Luke 7:36-50 a sense of having our sins forgiven is the mainspring and life-blood of love to Christ. This, beyond doubt, was the lesson which our Lord wished Simon the Pharisee to learn, when He told him the story of the two debtors. “One owed his creditor five hundred pence, and the other … More Forgiven much=love much

Spurgeon: Perfect pardon from our sin-annililating God!

“In those days, and in that time, saith the LORD, the iniquity of Israel shall be sought for, and there shall be none; and the sins of Judah, and they shall not be found: for I will pardon them whom I reserve”   (Jeremiah 50:20). Charles H Spurgeon, in “Faith’s Checkbook” A glorious word indeed! … More Spurgeon: Perfect pardon from our sin-annililating God!

If you love the mercy of God and admit the misery of your own condition, you will love this.

Thus it was necessary for the copies of the heavenly things to be purified with these rites, but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these. For Christ has entered, not into holy places made with hands, which are copies of the true things, but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence … More If you love the mercy of God and admit the misery of your own condition, you will love this.

When your conscience rises up and condemns you, where will you turn?

John Piper on Hebrews 9: So here we are in the modern age, the age of science, space travel—E-mail, heart transplants, instant replays, beepers, 911—and our problem is fundamentally the same as always: our consciences condemn us and make us feel unacceptable to God. We are alienated from God. We don’t feel good enough to … More When your conscience rises up and condemns you, where will you turn?