Ten Thousand Times More Amazing

Jesus Christ is the final and ultimate and perfect righteous one (Acts 7:52; 1 John 2:1). To others it seemed as if Jesus’ life was going so badly that he must be a sinner. But in the end, all the sin against him, and all the suffering he endured in perfect righteousness, led to his vindication and, because of it, to our salvation. If Joseph is amazing in his steadfastness, Jesus is ten thousand times more amazing, because he experienced ten thousand times more suffering, and deserved it ten thousand times less, and was perfect steadfast, faithful, and righteous through it all.

John Piper, Spectacular Sins and Their Global Purpose in the Glory of Christ (available free here), page 83

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About clydeblogs
I am husband to my sweetheart Lisa, and we are parents of our sweetheart Claire Renae and the curiously cute Evan. I wish I could say that I speak a little, and think a lot, but I think I speak a lot and think less than I should.

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