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					“The cross is the real heart of the gospel
 and the key to the inner meaning of the
            Christian faith.”

     ~ Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, 1929
“You do not understand Christ till you
       understand his cross.”

            ~ P.T. Forsyth
“Humanity cannot escape God. The race
exists in an unavoidable relation to God,
   either of wrath and alienation, or of
 blessing and fellowship. Sin places us
 under the first; the Atonement makes it
  possible for us to regain the second.”

          ~ Richard S. Taylor
“His death on the cross was a great
      example to the world.”

             ~ Gandhi
“The death of Christ is the central point
              of history.”

            ~ Stephen Neill
“Calvary was not an option.”

    ~ Richard S. Taylor
“This is our acquittal: the guilt that held
   us liable for punishment has been
 transferred to the head of the Son of

              ~ John Calvin
“God’s own heart suffered on the cross.”

              ~ Karl Barth
“The nail that pierces the hand of Jesus
 goes through to the hand of God. The
spear thrust into the side of Jesus goes
          through into God’s.”

          ~ George Butterick
“The cross used to stand for Jesus, and
 more precisely, the suffering of Jesus.
Now it stands for an institution that most
 often doesn’t really stand for anything
 other than the advancement of it’s own

             ~ Michael Card
 “He bore the judgment we deserve in
order to bring us the forgiveness we do
             not deserve.”

             ~ John Stott
“Amazing love! How can it be
     That thou, my God,
   should’st die for me?”

     ~ Charles Wesley
“We preach Christ crucified: a stumbling
    block to Jews and foolishness to
  Gentiles, but to those whom God has
called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the
 power of God and the wisdom of God.”

     ~ 1 Corinthians 1:23-24 (NIV)
Integrity = Integration
           What Is Wrath?
   A relevant reflexive reaction of
repulsion, revulsion, and retribution to
anything that is damaging, hurtful, or
unloving. God’s anger toward anything
 that dis-integrates his good universe
        and his precious people.
“It is needful that the very same Person who
 is to make this satisfaction be perfect God
   and perfect man, since no-one can do it
  except one who is truly God, and no-one
ought to do it except one who is truly man.”

              ~ Anselm, 1098
 “Although our iniquities testify against
 us, act, O LORD, for your name's sake;
our apostasies indeed are many, and we
        have sinned against you.

        ~ Jeremiah 14:7, (NRSV)
“But God proves his love for us in that while
  we still were sinners Christ died for us.”

           ~ Romans 5:8 (NRSV)
“God made him who had no sin to be sin for
  us, so that in him we might become the
          righteousness of God.”

        ~ 2 Corinthians 5:21 (NIV)
“Everyone who sins breaks the law;
    in fact, sin is lawlessness.”

         ~ 1 John 3:4 (NIV)
 “The mind set on the flesh is hostile toward
God; for it does not subject itself to the law of
God, for it is not even able to do so; and those
  who are in the flesh cannot please God.”

            ~ Romans 8:7-8 (NASB)
“He himself bore our sins in his body on
the tree, so that we might die to sins and
  live for righteousness; by his wounds
          you have been healed.”

           ~ 1 Peter 2:24 (NIV)
    “Whoever believes in the Son has
eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son
will not see life, for God's wrath remains
                   on him.”

            ~ John 3:36 (NIV)

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