Avenge his death!

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Avenge his death!
The following is from Spurgeon’s sermon,
“For Christ’s Sake.” No. 614  Eph. 4:32.

One of the first things which every Christian should feel
bound to do “for Christ’s sake” is to avenge his death.
“Avenge his death,” says one, “upon whom?”
Upon his murderers. And who were they? Our sins! Our sins?
“Each of our sins became a nail, and unbelief the spear.”

The very thought of sin having put Jesus to death should
make the Christian hate it with a terrible hatred. When I
recollect that my sins tore my Savior’s body on the tree,
took the crown from his head, and the comfort from his
heart, and sent him down into the shades of death, I vow
revenge against them.

“O sin! Happy shall he be who takes your little
     ones and dashes them against a stone!”

Yes, doubly blessed is he who, like Samuel, shall hew
the Agag of his sins in pieces before the Lord, and not
spare so much as one single fault, or folly, or vice,
because it slew the Savior.

Be holy, be pure, be just, be separate 
from sinners for Christ’s sake.

“See from his head, his hands, his feet,
 Sorrow and love flow mingled down!
 Did ever such love and sorrow meet,
 Or thorns compose so rich a crown?

 His dying crimson, like a robe,
 Spreads over his body on the tree;
 Then am I dead to all the globe,
 And all the globe is dead to me.

 Were the whole realm of nature mine,
 That were a present far too small;
 Love so amazing, so divine,
 Demands my soul, my life, my all.”

About Steve

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One Response to “Avenge his death!”

  1. It is finished! It is finished! All that was necessary to fulfill atonement is now FINISHED! He was born to be the pure and holy sacrifice for our sins. Thank God …through pain and estrangement and suffering loudly He could proclaim IT IS FINISHED! It is finished! (more so much more than His Life! but His life-giving LOVE for all who believe in Him and Follow His Way.)

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