Substitution

Posted: October 17, 2012 by doulos tou Theou in Christianity, Discipleship, The Christian Life

 “For the essence of sin is man substituting himself for God [Gen. 3:1-7], while the essence of salvation is God substituting himself for man [2 Cor. 5:21]. Man asserts himself against God and puts himself where only God deserves to be; God sacrifices himself for man and puts himself where only man deserves to be.”

John Stott:(The Cross of Christ)

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