Unique, Sufficient, Effectual Propitiation of Christ

“The oblation and intercession of any other would not have saved us. Hence, for the security of our faith, we are minded that ‘God… hath purchased with his own blood’ (Acts 20:28). He did so who was God, as he was manifested in the flesh. His blood alone could purge our consciences from dead works, who did offer himself unto God, through the eternal Spirit (Hebrews 9:14). And when the apostle— for our relief against the guilt of sin— calleth us unto the consideration of intercession and propitiation, he mindeth us peculiarly of his person by whom they are performed: ‘If any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: And he is the propitiation for our sins’ (1 John 2:1, 2). And we may briefly consider the order of these things…”

—John Owen (1616-1683)

About Jon J. Cardwell

"The Spirited Speaker" - Pastor of Sovereign Grace Baptist Church in Anniston, Alabama. Nationally recognized speaker and publisher. Author of several books, including the bestseller, Christ and Him Crucified.

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