Wednesday, October 26, 2005

This Just In--The Spirit of Spurgeon Speaks

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Responding to the question of what he really believed about the doctrine of substitutionary atonement, the spirit of Spurgeon is said to have replied:

"The doctrine of Holy Scripture is this, that inasmuch as man could not keep God's law, having fallen in Adam, Christ came and fulfilled the law on the behalf of his people; and that inasmuch as man had already broken the divine law and incurred the penalty of the wrath of God, Christ came and suffered in the room, place, and stead of his elect ones, that so by his enduring the full vials of wrath, they might be emptied out and not a drop might ever fall upon the heads of his blood-bought people."

Read the full transcript here.

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