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The elect of God, as well as all others, are by nature dead; they are dead in sin, living without any spiritual life;, and to be carnally minded is death: they...

Delivered in Grove Chapel, Camberwell, 1851 – By Joseph Irons. ——————– “For He hath made Him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the...

“Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.” (Matthew 11:29) ——————– The salvation of...

“But this I confess unto thee, that after the way which they call heresy, so worship I the God of my fathers, believing all things which are written in the law...

“Whom God hath set forth to be a propitiation through faith in his blood…” (Romans 3:25) ——————– Men have always tried to earn peace. Pagan belief was that the gods must...

“A Psalm. O sing unto the LORD a new song; for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.” (Psalm 98:1) ——————–...

“But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtlety, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.” (2 Corinthians 11:3)...

“As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep. And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold:...

Matthew 27:15 Now at that feast the governor was wont to release unto the people a prisoner, whom they would. Matthew 27:16 And they had then a notable prisoner, called Barabbas....

“This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.” (1 John 1:5) ——————–...

Of all utterances made concerning sinful man, there is one that stands alone in the security of a sinner’s hope … He “whose heart the Lord opened.” This heart, which is...

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to...

“…I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.” (Psalm 40:1) ——————– Without Christ, true Godly patience is incomprehensible. When by grace the sinner is...

“Deliver me from all my transgressions…” (Psalm 39:8) ——————– For an enlightened son of Adam, the longing of his renewed heart is for deliverance from that which is his nature —...

“When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews also weeping which came with her, he groaned in the spirit, and was troubled…” (John 11:33) ——————– Unbelievers, both during His presence...

Both the enemies of Christ such as the Pharisees and some who would be His friends have referred to Christ as a “sinner,” even the “greatest sinner.” We know that the...

“For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin...

It matters what a man believes about Christ: who He is, what He has done, and where He is now is absolutely necessary to a man’s hope. If Christ is not...

The sinlessness of Christ’s human nature — the imputation of sin to Him — and the righteousness that He wrought out, are all beautifully brought together in one verse: “For he...

If thou art brought to feel thou art such a sinner as the Lord says thou art, and brought to confess that feeling, thou art a vessel of mercy; God will...

“Who died for us.” (l Thessalonians 1:10) ——————– THE Saviour died for sinners, taught to view Themselves of scarlet and of crimson hue, And surely none more filthy or more base,...

“The Lord hath laid upon him the iniquity of us all.” (Isaiah 53:6) All we like wandering sheep have stray’d; And yet on him the Lord hath laid The iniquity of...

“Who His own self bare our sins in His own body on the tree.” (1 Peter 2:24) ——————————————- “Who His own self bare our sins.” What! Will He not let me...

The chief burden of the Lord’s living family is sin. This is the main cause of all their sighs and groans, from the first quickening breath of the Spirit of God...

There is a question I would like to ask you. It is a most serious question, it is a telling question. Would you be courteous enough to answer? It is this:...

Here is a word from God that should brighten the day for you – “Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for...

“The Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all.” (Isaiah 53:6) How shall we account for the sufferings of Christ, which were intense, and mysterious, if not on the...

“And it was told king David, saying, The LORD hath blessed the house of Obededom, and all that pertaineth unto him, because of the ark of God. So David went and...

The reason that a child of God can maintain an air of complete peace, even as he sees his own helplessness, is because he knows that all is well. He is...

To redeem poor sinners, Jesus came down from heaven, put on the rags of our mortality, agonized, bled, and died. Jesus is made His people’s substitute, burden-bearer, sin-remover, and guilt-sustainer. Their...

“Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed. For...

How can a believer doubt when he knows that he is represented before the throne of God by an advocate, even ― Jesus Christ the Righteous? It is the privilege of...

“My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me.” (Psalm 22:1) These words spoken by David in his distress and trouble were prophetic of the suffering and affliction of Christ at...

Note in Scripture how many times the blood is said to be “before the LORD.” Whether any man saw it or not was of small account, for it was offered for...

The Scriptures declare that Christ had no sin and he “knew no sin”, yet the Scriptures also say that he was “made sin” in 2nd Corinthians 5:21. What does this mean?...

It was in the beginning of our Lord’s earthly ministry that John the Baptist pointed to Jesus as He stood at the Jordan River and said, “Behold the Lamb of God,...

When the apostle Paul speaks of the crucifixion of the Lord Jesus Christ in Philippians 2:8, he distinguishes that death from all others by referring to it as “the death of...

I am to shew in a positive Sense, how Christ was made Sin. And He was made Sin in the same manner, as we are made the Righteousness of God in...

The apostle Paul and the psalmist David speak of a “blessed man.” A man blessed of God. The individual who is blessed of God is the one to whom “God imputeth...

“For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.” (1 Corinthians 5:21) _________________________________________ I believe...

The majority of religious people have no idea that the doctrine of justification by an imputed righteousness represents the foundational truth of Biblical Christianity. Most people I encounter don’t even know...

When God imputed the sins of His elect to Christ, this was no mere pretense or “legal fiction,” as some claim. It was not God viewing Christ as guilty when, in...

“For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.” (2 Corinthians 5:21) If I were...

Many times in the descriptions of the various sacrifices and offerings in the Old Testament we read these words “without spot.” Here is one of many: “And in the beginnings of...

Christ the Messiah, using the prophet Jeremiah, calls upon men to look at Him as He suffers on the cross. “Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by? behold,and...

“Who His own self bare our sins in His own body on the tree that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.” (1...

Today, and it has happened in the past aswell, “there is nothing new under the sun” there are men who are speculating and extravalating and going in all kinds of different...

This glorious gospel, is the gospel of the imputation of sin to a suitable sinless person, the Saviour. In this epistle it is said, God “hath made Him to be sin...

To redeem poor sinners, Jesus came down from heaven, put on the rags of our mortality, agonized, bled, died. Jesus is made His people’s substitute, burden-bearer, sin-remover, guilt-sustainer. Their debt is...

“My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?” (Mark 15:34) It was not the nails driven through His hands and feet—it was not the crown of thorns placed upon His...

“And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing; and he doeth according to, his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth; and...

There is no other way for sinners to be justified from the curse of the law in the sight of God than by the imputation of righteousness performed by and residing...

“Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree.” (Galatians 3:13)...

“But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon Him; and with His stripes we are healed.” (Isaiah 53:5) Who...

“The Lord is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked.” (Nahum 1:3) God will not acquit the wicked. This is a clear statement...

In the history of the church there have always been men who, because of ignorance and self-righteousness, want to belittle, devalue, and even cheapen the glorious Gospel truth of imputed righteousness...

The death of sin could not be accomplished except by the death of Christ Jesus our Savior, and His death could not happen except all the sins of His people be...

This glorious gospel, is the gospel of the imputation of sin to a suitable sinless person, the Saviour. In this epistle it is said, God “hath made Him to be sin...

For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him. (2 Corinthians 5:21) Christ our Lord...

Delivered in Grove Chapel, Camberwell, 1851 – By Joseph Irons ____________________________________ “Who His own self bare our sins in His own body on the tree.” (1 Peter 2:24) ____________________________________ I was...

Sermon preached by J.K. Popham at Galeed, Brighton – 1910 __________________________________________________________ “Who His own self bare our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins,...

To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation. (2 Corinthians 5:19) This...

“And the Scripture was fulfilled, which saith, and he was numbered with the transgressors.” (Mark 15:28) He was no transgressor of the law of God himself, but was perfectly conformable to...

…and he was reckoned among the transgressors. (Luke 22:37) …The words are a proper citation from Isaiah 53:12 which, as the whole prophecy belongs to the Messiah, was fulfilled in Jesus;...

Preached at Lewes, England, 1849 – By John Vinall —————————————————————————— “He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth.” (Isaiah 53:7) None can properly read this chapter...

Preached At Galeed Chapel, Brighton, on Lord’s day morning, 1923 – by J.K. Popham ——————————————————————– “But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of...

Preached in King Square, London, 1861 – By J.J. West “For He hath made Him sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God...

Sermon preached by Mr. J. J. Farley at Union Chapel, Bethersden, 1971. “Ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and to enter into His glory?” (Luke 24:26) Very many times...

Sermon preached by Mr. G. J. Denyer at Zoar Chapel, Canterbury, 1959. “Yet it pleased the Lord to bruise Him; He hath put Him to grief: when Thou shalt make His...

Notes of Sermon preached at Manchester, Gospel Standard – 1954. “For He hath made Him to be sin for us, who knew no sin, that we might be made the righteousness...

Preached at the annual meeting of the “Gospel Standard” societies, 1944, by Mr. J.H. Gosden. “For He hath made Him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we...

A sermon by Mr H. Haddow, At Tamworth Road Chapel, Croydon, 1916. “For He hath made Him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made...

The last acts of the suffering obedience of our adorable Redeemer are couched in the words of the apostle, “And became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.” (Philippians...

“He spared not His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all.” (Romans 8:32) These words bear a full proportion to the design for which I have taken them; that...

Now, for a moment, observe, that this precious Christ of ours–as dear old Hawker says, “even our Christ, even our Jesus”–was as perfect and sinless in His manhood as He was...

2 Corinthians 5:21 For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him. Let’s take a...

For He hath made Him to be Sin for us; who knew no Sin: That we might be made the Righteousness of God in Him. (2 Corinthians 5:21) ——————– 1. His...

To impute is to charge a thing upon a person whether guilty or not, as the circumstances hereafter are proved, or not. Thus Shimei intreated David, that he would not “impute...

“…and the Lord hath laid on him the iniquity of us all” Isaiah 53:6 – that is, God the Father, against whom we have sinned, from whom we have turned, and...

The Lord Jesus Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many. As man dies but once, Christ was offered but once, or He suffered and died but once. And...

“For he hath made him to be sin for us” (2 Corinthians 5:21) Christ was made of a woman, took flesh of a sinful woman; though the flesh he took of...

“O God, thou knowest my foolishness; and my sins are not hid from Thee.” (Psalm 69:5) This Psalm is a messianic psalm, one that sets forth the glory of Christ as...

“Who His own self bare our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.” (1...

The Bible never states that Christ was made a sinner on the cross. It states that He was “made sin” (2 Corinthians 5:21). The fact that this was by a legal...

When God declares a sinner righteous in His own view based on the righteousness of Christ imputed (charged, accounted) to that sinner, make no mistake, it is a REAL justification, a...

“For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin...

“For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin…” (II Corinthians 5:21) SIN is transgression of the law of God. Was Christ made to be a...

For He hath made Him to be Sin for us; who knew no Sin: That we might be made the Righteousness of God in Him. (2 Corinthians 5:21) IN Consequence of...

“For He hath made Him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in Him.” (2 Corinthians 5:21) I shall not...

Every believer rejoices in the glorious truth that our sins were imputed to Christ and His righteousness has been imputed to us. Daniel prophesied of the coming of the Savior and...

Christ our Surety, in the covenant of grace, became legally accountable for the sin-debt of all those given to Him by the Father, and on the cross the sinless One “gave...

Now, brethren, it is in such trying circumstances as these [a soul crying, “What must I do to be saved?”], that the Spirit of grace, in His own peculiar light, unfolds...

This is an audio sermon titled: “Psalm of The Cross” The scripture text is Psalm 22, and the audio is 44 minutes long.

“Therefore in all things it behooved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make...

“For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin…” (II Corinthians 5:21) SIN is transgression of the law of God. Was Christ made to be a...

Christ was numbered among transgressors although not one Himself. He was made sin in that His soul was MADE an offering for sin, in fulfillment of the Old Testament sacrifice types,...

“For I will declare mine iniquity; I will be sorry for my sin.” (Psalm 38:18) Let not these words stagger the faith of the believer in considering them as spoken by...

Thus truly was he “brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is silent, so he opens not his mouth.” (Isaiah 53:7). What heart can...