God’s Justice in Christ

owen In the penalty inflicted on Christ for sin, God’s justice is far more gloriously revealed than in any other way. To see a world made good and beautiful, wrapped up in wrath and curses, clothed with thorns and briers, made subject to vanity and in bondage to corruption; to hear it groan in pain under that burden; to consider legions of angels, the most glorious and immortal of all creatures, cast down to hell, bound with chains of darkness and kept for a more dreadful judgement, and that for one sin; to see the oceans of blood spilt on account of sin will give some insight into God’s justice and righteousness. But what is all this to that which we see with the spiritual eye in the Lord Christ? All these examples are but worms and of no value compared to God’s justice seen in Christ. Continue reading