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Union to Christ

Spurgeon's Illustration Collection

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Two friends are said to come into Vulcan's shop, and to beg a boon of him: it was granted. What was it? that be would either beat them on his anvil, or melt them in his furnace, both into one. But without fiction, here is a far greater love in Christ; for he would be melted in the furnace of wrath, and beaten on the anvil of death, to be made one with us. And to declare the exceeding love, here were not both to be beaten on the anvil, or melted in the furnace; but without us, he alone would be beaten on the anvil, he alone melted that we might be spared.: Thomas Adams.


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Spurgeon, Charles. Entry for 'Union to Christ'. Spurgeon's Illustration Collection. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​fff/​u/union-to-christ.html. 1870.
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