Quotable

24 Apr

A sufficient summary of the work of Christ (aka the Gospel) and its application to believers:

“In his life, death, resurrection, and ascension to the right hand of the Father to rule over his enemies, Jesus secured the redemption of his people, those whom the Father has chosen.  Those who look to Jesus by faith alone, which is a gift of the Holy Spirit, believe and are saved from the power of Satan, sin and death.  They are no longer ruled by the despot, Satan.  They are now under the reign and rule of the faithful vicegerent, Jesus.”
-J.V. Fesko, The fruit of the Spirit is… (Carlisle, PA: EP Books, 2011) 

 

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