Real Men Love Pink – A Collection of Quotes by A. W. Pink


Random Redemption?
June 18, 2010, 4:55 AM
Filed under: Atonement, Election, Eternal Security, Sovereignty of God

“The great Sacrifice was not offered to God at random. The redemption-price which was paid at the Cross was not offered without definite design. Christ died not simply to make salvation possible, but to make it certain. Nowhere in Scripture is there a more emphatic and explicit statement (John 11:52) concerning the objects for which the Atonement was made. No excuse whatever is there for the vague (we should say, unscriptural) views, now so sadly prevalent in Christendom, concerning the ones for whom Christ died. To say that He died for the human race is not only to fly in the face of this plain scripture, but it is grossly dishonoring to the sacrifice of Christ. A large portion of the human race die un-saved, and if Christ died for them, then was His death largely in vain. This means that the greatest of all the works of God is comparatively a failure. How horrible! What a reflection upon the Divine character! Surely men do not stop to examine whither their premises lead them. But how blessed to turn away from man’s perversions to the Truth itself. Scripture tells us that Christ “shall see of the travail of his soul and be satisfied.” No sophistry can evade the fact that these words give positive assurance that every one for whom Christ died will, most certainly, be saved.” —A. W. Pink (1886–1952)

Taken from “Exposition of the Gospel of John” by A. W. Pink (1886-1952)

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