Thursday, October 15, 2009

He took it lovingly

"And the legendary 'Rabbi' Duncan concentrated it all into a single unforgettable sentence, in a famous outburst to one of his classes: 'D'ye know what Calvary was? what? what? what?' Then, with tears on his face -- 'It was damnation; and he took it lovingly.'"

J. I. Packer, In My Place Condemned He Stood, page 95.