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“Christ is full of grace” by Martin Luther

The third incomparable benefit of faith is that it unites the soul with Christ as a bride is united with her bridegroom. By this mystery, as the Apostle teaches, Christ and the soul become one flesh [Ephesians 5:31-32]. And if … Continue reading

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Q.36. What benefit do you receive from the holy conception and birth of Christ?

A: That He is our Mediator, and with His innocence and perfect holiness covers, in the sight of God, my sin wherein I was conceived.   -Question 36, Heidelberg Catechism (Edinburgh, UK; Banner of Truth Trust, original 1563, republished 2013), … Continue reading

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“The Eternal was made in time, the Infinite became Finite, the Immortal mortal” by John Owen

But of all the effects of the divine excellencies, the constitution of the person of Christ as the foundation of the new creation, as “the Mystery of Godliness,” was the most ineffable and glorious. I speak not of his divine … Continue reading

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