Wednesday, December 3, 2008
The Heart Of The New Testament Message
"The stress of the New Testament is not on the difficulty and danger of drawing near to a holy God, but on the boldness and confidence with which believers may approach him: a boldness that springs directly from faith in Christ, and from the knowledge of his saving work. "In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence" (Eph. 3:12)...To those who are Christ's, the holy God is a loving Father; they belong to his family; they may approach him without fear and always be sure of his fatherly concern and care. This is the heart of the New Testament message." J.I. Packer, Knowing God, Pg 203.