Posted by Luke J. Wilson on 15th April 2017 in Lent | Lent,great lent,fasting,early church fathers,devotional,daily reading,Doctor of the Church,lectures,Leo the Great,St Leo,Pope Leo I,sermon,resurrection,easter,easter sunday
...nt of the sin
which has passed upon all men”, that taint being “weakness and mortality, which were not sin
, but the penalty of sin
”. The “Redeemer of the World” suffered these things for our sake, “that they might be reckoned as the price of redemption”.
In us is the “heritage of condemnation”, but in Christ is the “mystery of godliness” (1 Tim 3:16)
Through the enemy, Jesus had “His spotless flesh” tortured. Because of this, because Jesus willingly went to die for us, now “believers in Him might find neither persecution intolerable, nor death terrible, by the remembrance that there was no more doubt about their sharing His glory th...