The Wanderer

As I walked through the wilderness of this world …

Chrysostom on the gospel

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Here is John Chrysostom’s golden-tongued definition of the gospel:

The gospel comprehends, a discharge from punishment; a remission of sins; the gift of righteousness; the endowment of sanctification; redemption from every evil; the adoption of sons; the inheritance of heaven; and a most endeared, a conjugal relation to the infinitely majestic Son of God. All these divinely precious privileges preached, presented, vouchsafed, to the foolish, to the disobedient, to enemies.

Good news indeed!

Written by Jeremy Walker

Friday 9 December 2016 at 13:02

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  1. Jeremy, stumbled across your blog. Thanks so much for sharing this quote. Very encouraging! Merry Christmas!

    Rick Robertson

    Saturday 17 December 2016 at 21:09

  2. […] is of course the great backdrop to Christmas. Here’s a weighty definition of the gospel that I stumbled across from a saint of […]


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