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February 16, 2013
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Faith & Insight: Light of the cross of Christ reveals clear essence of sin and salvation

“I could never myself believe in God, if it were not for the cross,” wrote theologian and author John Stott. For him, the cross was an eye-opener. Everything becomes clear in light of the cross of Christ.In the light of the cross, one can see clearly the essence of sin and of salvation. Stott put it this way: “The essence of sin is man substituting himself for God, while the essence of salvation is God substituting himself for man. Man asserts himself against God and puts himself where only God deserves to be; God sacrifices himself for man and puts …

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