on FAITH

August 23, 2012

Why You Can’t Stop a Person whose Confidence is in Christ

Richard Sibbes wrote:

A Christian is an impregnable person. He is a person that never can be conquered. Emmanuel became man to make the church and every Christian to be one with him. Christ’s nature is out of danger of all that is hurtful. The sun shall not shine, the wind shall not blow, to the church’s hurt. For the church’s Head ruleth over all things and hath all things in subjection. Therefore let all the enemies consult together, this king and that power, there is a counsel in heaven which will disturb and dash all their counsels. Emmanuel in heaven laugheth them to scorn. And as Luther said, “Shall we weep and cry when God laugheth?”

You can’t stop a dead man.

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