A Wretch Chained To A Rotting Carcass

He sees the nails and spear in every iniquity!

(Charles Spurgeon)

The heart of Christ became like a reservoir in the midst of the mountains. All the tributary streams of iniquity, and every drop of the sins of His people–ran down and gathered into one vast lake–as deep as Hell and as shoreless as eternity. All these met, as it were, in Christ’s heart–and He endured them all!

Sin is horrible to a believer–because it crucified his Savior! He sees the nails and spear in every iniquity!

We cannot bear sin. When it is near us, we feel like a wretch chained to a rotting carcass–we groan to be free from the hateful thing.

A very little sin, as the world calls it–is a very great sin to a true Christian!

About Steve Rebus

Christian, Blind photographer, husband, plays guitar and drums. Loves researching accessible apps and technology.

One Response to “A Wretch Chained To A Rotting Carcass”

  1. Thank God that the shed blood of Christ at Calvary washed away ALL OUR SINS. When we are ‘born again’ (Thank God for His Spirit that came at Pentecost) The Spirit will remind us always of our human ability to keep sinning and sinning…..BUT once we return to the cross and ask for forgiveness…..Thank God the blood of Christ has indeed washed them all away. there is no ‘little’ sin. Only God reveals in a believers heart this truth. Our lives must show this truth to the world by love, example and our life’s choices. Blessings and thank you for the post.

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