The Christian is Not a Good Person
Startled by this title?
Here is a simple and true explanation given by Martin Lloyd Jones with his references:
“He is a vile wretch who has been saved by the grace of God!
‘You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly.’ Romans 5:6
‘But God demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.’ Romans 5:8
‘When we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to Him through the death of His Son’ Romans 5:10
‘Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners–of whom I am the worst!’ 1 Timothy 1:15”
This Easter weekend please give consideration to these truths
and the thoughts of John Newton (below):
How sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me.
I once was lost
But now am found
Was blind but now I see.
And celebrate the eternal blessings gained for us on that first Easter.