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A Most Precious Remedy

The following paragraph comes from Thomas Brooks’ book “Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices.” 

Remedy (4) Seriously consider that even those very sins that Satan paints, and puts new names and colors upon, cost the best blood, the noblest blood, the life-blood, the heart-blood of the Lord Jesus.

That Christ should come from the eternal bosom of his Father to a region of sorrow and death.

That God should be manifested in the flesh, the creator made a creature.

That he that was clothed with glory should be wrapped with rags of flesh.

He that filled heaven and earth with his glory should be cradled in a manger.

That the power of God should fly from weak man, the God of Israel into Egypt.  Continue reading

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