Monday, February 13, 2012

Daily Thought: It is all God's Grace

Truly, we are saved by grace.  Heaven, we say, does certain things for us, and also proposes to us what we should do to inherit eternal life.  It is all for God; for he has sent his Son; he has sent his Spirit; and all that they have done, or shall do, is free favor; and the proposition concerning our justification and sanctification is equally divine and gracious as the mission of his Son.  We are only asked to accept a sacrifice which God has provided for our sins, and then the pardon of them, and to open the doors of our hearts, that the Spirit of God may come in and make its abode in us.

Alexander Campbell, The Christian System, The Gospel Advocate Company (2001), p. 21

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