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Salvation in Christ

The fact that Jesus Christ died is more important than the fact that I shall die, and the fact that jesus Christ rose from the dead is the sole ground of my hope that I, too, shall be raised on the Last Day. Our salvation is “external to ourselves.” I find no salvation in my life history, but only in the history of Jesu Christ. Only he who allows himself to be found in Jesus Christ, in his incarnation, his cross, and his resurrection, is with God and God with him.

—Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Posted on Monday, July 09, 2012 by Pastor Jerry Owen