Apothegms and Observations XLV

  1. A wonder of the Gospel: The strong become weak, and the weak become strong.
  2. A wonder of the Gospel: If I feel like an advanced Christian, I am most certainly not an advanced Christian.
  3. A wonder of the Gospel: Though I often act as if I am a slave to sin, I am in fact a slave to Christ.
  4. A wonder of the Gospel: Freedom exists only in slavery to Christ.
  5. A wonder of the Gospel: Our attempts at obedience always have the mar of sin, yet they please the Thrice Holy God.
  6. A wonder of the Gospel: God died.
  7. A wonder of the Gospel: Our sins no longer condemn us.
  8. A wonder of the Gospel: A woman gave birth to God.
  9. A wonder of the Gospel: Submission is empowering.
  10. A wonder of the Gospel: We have comfort in Christ, yet Christ brings us out of our comfort.
  11. A wonder of the Gospel: The rich boast in their poverty and the poor boast in their riches.
  12. A wonder of the Gospel: I consider you more important than myself, and you consider me more important than yourself.
  13. A wonder of the Gospel: A Christian in Zimbabwe and a Christian in NYC have a truer bond than two unbelieving next-door-neighbors in suburban Ohio who have been friends for thirty years.
  14. A wonder of the Gospel: God went through puberty.
  15. A wonder of the Gospel: Sacrifice is gain.
  16. A wonder of the Gospel: Fools become wise, and wise men become fools.
  17. A wonder of the Gospel: We are not to fear men, but from men can come the true rebukes of Christ.
  18. A wonder of the Gospel: The lion and the lamb lie down together.
  19. A wonder of the Gospel: Every individual will outlive the longest civilization.
  20. A wonder of the Gospel: After Christ, the world is the same as it always has been, and yet everything has changed.
  21. A wonder of the Gospel: Where sin increases, grace abounds all the more.
  22. A wonder of the Gospel: Hope comes not from an Eternal Truth but from a Historical Event.
  23. A wonder of the Gospel: We have died with Jesus, and we have been raised to new life with Jesus.
  24. A wonder of the Gospel: Justice and mercy embrace.
  25. A wonder of the Gospel: The transcendent God became imminent.
  26. A wonder of the Gospel: Infinite offense is pardoned by perfect sacrifice.
  27. A wonder of the Gospel: Through one person’s death, all people are offered life.
  28. A wonder of the Gospel: The death of our Messiah is our victory.
  29. A wonder of the Gospel: Unhindered joy is at the end of all things.
  30. A wonder of the Gospel: All the peoples will one day praise him.
  31. A wonder of the Gospel: Christ himself advocates for us.
  32. A wonder of the Gospel: Even when we are most alone, the Holy Spirit is with us.
  33. A wonder of the Gospel: He has redeemed even me!

One thought on “Apothegms and Observations XLV

  1. Wow honey. Lots to wonder about. 🙂

    On Sat, Dec 25, 2021, 8:00 AM Thoughts of a Novice wrote:

    > Tim Schwab posted: ” A wonder of the Gospel: The strong become weak, and > the weak become strong.A wonder of the Gospel: If I feel like an advanced > Christian, I am most certainly not an advanced Christian.A wonder of the > Gospel: Though I often act as if I am a slave to sin, I” >

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