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Let your tears fall because of sin; but, at the same time, let the eye of faith steadily behold the Son of man lifted up, as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, that those who are bitten by the old serpent may look unto Jesus and live.  Our sinnership is that emptiness into which the Lord pours his mercy.

Let your tears fall because of sin; but, at the same time, let the eye of faith steadily behold the Son of man lifted up, as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, that those who are bitten by the old serpent may look unto Jesus and live.  Our sinnership is that emptiness into which the Lord pours his mercy.


2.
You never have to drag mercy out of Christ, as money from a miser.

You never have to drag mercy out of Christ, as money from a miser.


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It is not exceptionally worthy people that Jesus loves, but His love is exceptional in that He loves those of no value at all. In fact, He loves us in our sin. Only such a view of love correctly appreciates the sacrifice of Christ and respects the infinite chasm between what is deserved and mercy.

It is not exceptionally worthy people that Jesus loves, but His love is exceptional in that He loves those of no value at all. In fact, He loves us in our sin. Only such a view of love correctly appreciates the sacrifice of Christ and respects the infinite chasm between what is deserved and mercy.

Reference:  Worth a Lot of Sparrows, Christian Communicators Worldwide, www.CCWtoday.org. Used by Permission.


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There is more mercy in Christ than sin in us.

There is more mercy in Christ than sin in us.

Reference:  Works, I:47.


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The more affected we are with our misery, the fitter for Christ’s mercy.

The more affected we are with our misery, the fitter for Christ’s mercy.

Reference:  Works, 17, p. 150.