The Gospel is Not “Yea, Yea” and then “Nay, Nay”

John Bunyan on a glorious truth that warms my heart. Does it warm yours?

He cannot say and unsay, do and undo. As a spirit of adoption He told me that my sins were forgiven me, that I was included in the covenant of grace, that God was my Father through Christ, that I was under the promise of salvation, and that this calling and gift of God to me is permanent and without change. And do you think that after He has told me this, and sealed the truth of it to my precious soul, He will come to me and tell me that I am yet in my sins, under the curse of the law and eternal wrath of God? No, no, the word of the gospel is not “yea, yea” and then “nay, nay.” It is only “yea, and amen!”

(The Fear of God, page 43)

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