Modern Lutheran Quote of the Day

The Lord Himself, the Holy One, clothes Himself with our sins as with a garment. H was anointed in our filth, made to drink from our sewers, and has been thoroughly infected and dirtied as our Christ. The Lamb is slain, not a costly or unblemished sacrifice of the rich, not a bull, but  a Lamb, beaten, bloody, cast down and despised, the offering of the poor. He is consumed and destroyed by heaven’s justice and mercy, yet He makes not a singly complaint. He is our Christ. 

Thy Kingdom Come: Lent and Easter Sermons
David H. Peterson
p. 107


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