Daily message – 18 Nov 2020

We must not think that he [Christ] was overwhelmed by the curse which he endured, but rather that by enduring it, he held down, broke and finally wiped out all its power.

… Hence it is with good reason the Paul triumphantly celebrates the victory which Christ obtained upon the cross, as if the cross, that symbol of ignominy, had been transformed into a triumphal chariot!

— John Calvin, “The Institutes of Christian Religion”