The message from our Lord Himself is that Christ suffered and was raised from the dead and that remission of sins should be preached in His name to all people. That is the good news. That is the message. That is the gospel!
- W.A. Criswell, from “The Remission of Sins” in Basic Bible Sermons on the Cross, 85.
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