“It is easier to crush the egg–than to kill the serpent!”
It is prudent to break up all the eggs we can find, before the reptiles are hatched!
Just so, far greater wisdom will be shown in early dealing with a temptation, than in allowing it time to make headway. It is best to correct ourselves early and unhesitatingly to stamp out the first sparks of evil desire, before passion rises to a flame!
“The benefits of redemption shall far outweigh the evils of the fall.”
Worship, Theology, Culture
- Charles Hodge
The themes in scripture that are woven into its tapestry from Genesis to Revelation, are, in part, what give the Bible both its authority and beauty. Years ago I read a work by the late J. Sidlow Baxter called The Master Theme of the Bible in which he traced the theme of the Lamb of God throughout the scripture. I remember being both deeply encouraged and filled with wonder at this singular…