Tag Archives: Redeemer

Looking at the Word

Psalm 19:7-11 The ‘book of nature’, though universally available, is not always an easy one to read; for not everything in nature reflects the character of God. He has revealed Himself far more fully and clearly in His written word. … Continue reading

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Glimpses of the Gospel: We need a Redeemer

In Job’s time and culture, the family is the major unit of society. And what we would call the ‘extended family’ (something that modern Westerners generally acknowledge only at grand social occasions such as weddings and funerals) is something of … Continue reading

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The Pilgrims’ Guidebook: Reasons to be holy

I Peter 1:14-19 1) We have a Father who is holy Children obey their parents; Christians therefore ought to obey their heavenly Father (Malachi 1:6). Before we became Christians, we did not know that our true purpose in life was … Continue reading

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Can all our sins be forgiven?

25) Does Christ’s death mean that all our sins can be forgiven? Yes, because Christ’s death on the cross fully paid the penalty for our sin, God graciously imputes Christ’s righteousness to us as if it were our own and … Continue reading

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Why did Christ have to die?

24) Why was it necessary for Christ, the Redeemer, to die? Since death is the punishment for sin, Christ died willingly in our place to deliver us from the power and penalty of sin and bring us back to God. … Continue reading

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Why must the Redeemer be God?

23) Why must the Redeemer be truly God? That because of his divine nature his obedience and suffering would be perfect and effective; and also that he would be able to bear the righteous anger of God against sin and … Continue reading

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Why must the Redeemer be human?

22) Why must the Redeemer be truly human? That in human nature he might on our behalf perfectly obey the whole law and suffer the punishment for human sin; and also that he might sympathise with our weaknesses. “For this … Continue reading

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