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john stott

God’s wrath “has nothing to do with bad temper or spite or animosity or revenge. The wrath of God is his perfect, righteous, settled, implacable a

God’s wrath “has nothing to do with bad temper or spite or animosity or revenge. The wrath of God is his perfect, righteous, settled, implacable antagonism to evil.” – John Stott, in a sermon on Ephesians 2.1 Good to meditate on this Good Friday, remembering when he turned his

“Death did not claim him as its victim; instead he seized it as its Victor.”

Source » John Stott addressing All Souls Church in 2006: This is very interesting that none of the four evangelists said that Jesus “died.” Nowhere in the gospels is it stated that “he died.” They seem to deliberately avoid the verb, because they don’t want to give the impression that

“The cross undermines our self-righteousness”

“The cross undermines our self-righteousness” John Stott in The Cross of Christ: …[T]here is of course a great danger of presumption. This is partly because what actually happened when ‘God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ’ is a mystery whose depths we shall spend eternity plumbing; and

The goal of the sermon should be to “storm the citadel of the will and capture it for Jesus Christ”

The goal of the sermon should be to “storm the citadel of the will and capture it for Jesus Christ” –John Stott, Between Two Worlds

”Jesus never predicted his death without adding that he would rise"

”Jesus never predicted his death without adding that he would rise" -John Stott

“It is a great comfort to know that our judge will be none other than our saviour”

“It is a great comfort to know that our judge will be none other than our saviour” —John Stott

“The greatest single secret of evangelistic or missionary effectiveness is the willingness to suffer and die”

“The greatest single secret of evangelistic or missionary effectiveness is the willingness to suffer and die” –John Stott (John 12, 2 Corinthians 4, Colossians 1
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