Paul N. F. (20 Nov 2010)
"SAVIOR AND LORD"


SAVIOR AND LORD

     A.W. Tozer
 

     For by grace are ye saved through faith. . . it is the gift of God.
                                                                                . . . Ephesians 2:8

        God chose His only begotten Son as the channel for His
     grace and truth, for John witnesses that "grace and truth
     came by Jesus Christ!"

        The Law was given by Moses, but that was all that
     Moses  could  do.  He  could  only  "command"
     righteousness.  In contrast, only Jesus Christ produces
     righteousness.

        All that Moses could do was to forbid us to sin.  In
     contrast, Jesus Christ came to save us from sin.

        Moses could not save any one, but Jesus Christ is both
    Savior and Lord.

        Grace came through Jesus Christ before Mary wept in
     the manger stall in Bethlehem.  It was the grace of God in
     Christ that saved the human race from extinction when
     our first parents sinned in the Garden.

        It is plain in history that God forgave Israel time and
     time again.  It was the grace of God in Christ prior to the
     Incarnation that made God say: "I have risen early in the
     morning and stretched out my hands to you!"



     Yours in Christ,

     Paul N. F.