SAVIOR AND LORD
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
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.