Ground of Confidence

“As we, considered in ourselves, are just as undeserving and hell-deserving as ever, this justification is to us an act of infinite grace. …God can be just in the justification of sinners. There is nothing in the perfection of his character, nothing in the immutability of the law, nothing in the interests of his moral government, that stands in the way of our pardon. A full, complete, infinitely meritorious satisfaction has been made for our sins, and therefore we may come to God with the assurance of being accepted. This is a ground of confidence which an enlightened conscience, burdened with a sense of sin, absolutely needs. It is not mere pardon, but justification alone, that gives us peace with God.” — Charles Hodge “2 Corinthians” p. 151

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About Maureen Stohlmeyer

Grateful to have been married to my wonderful husband Michael for nearly 35 years who is now with the Lord, I would like to share from writers from the past who have strengthened our faith and walk with Jesus Christ our Savior and Redeemer. His walk with God was deeply enriched by the writings of authors from the past and I dedicate this blog to him and to them.
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