Tag Archives: Work of Christ

A New Hymn on the Priesthood of Christ

I’ll close the week with a new hymn on the priesthood of Christ, written earlier this year by my friend Justin Wainscott. You can find more original and historic hymns, as well as many other thought-provoking quotes and thoughts at … Continue reading

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John Bunyan: Christ a Complete Savior

“. . . but to be saved and brought to glory, to be carried through this dangerous world, from my first moving after Christ till I set my foot within the gates of paradise, this is the work of my … Continue reading

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J.P. Boyce on Christ’s Priestly Intercession

Here is another brief entry on Christ’s priestly intercession by a nineteenth-century Southern Baptist theologian. Like Dagg, Boyce does not presume to explain exactly how Christ’s intercession for his people works. He does, however, affirm that it is not simply … Continue reading

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J.L. Dagg On Christ’s Priestly Intercession

“A part of the priest’s office consisted in making intercession for the people. The high priest did this in a special manner, when he went into the holy of holies. Jesus interceded, when he prayed for Peter that his faith … Continue reading

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“The Wondrous Exchange Made by His Boundless Goodness”

This is a fantastic quote from Calvin on the comprehensive nature of Christ’s work on our behalf, and the benefits given to us in our union with him. This is the second section of his chapter on the Lord’s Supper, as … Continue reading

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Christ, Our Righteous One

Have you ever been taken aback by the bold language of some of the psalmists when they speak about their own righteousness? Consider two examples: Hear a just cause, O LORD; attend to my cry!    Give ear to my prayer … Continue reading

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Christ our Propitiation

Do you ever read the Psalms, particularly the first 50 or so, and notice how many times God is said to hate sinners? Consider two examples: For you are not a God who delights in wickedness;    evil may not dwell … Continue reading

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