Martyn Lloyd-Jones – The God Who Seeks Us

17 Jan

There are some people who seem to think that the message of the Bible is one which tells us what we have to do in order to please this God whom we have offended. That again is quite wrong. The Bible tells us about what God has done in order to reconcile us to Himself. I want to put that very strongly. Not only is God not unwilling to receive us, it is He who goes out of His way to seek us. So if we want to grasp the biblical doctrine of redemption we must once and for ever get rid of that notion which has been instilled into the human mind and heart by the devil, who is God’s adversary and our adversary, and who tries to make us believe that God is against us. But the Bible’s message is that `God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son. . .’ (John 3:16).

~Martyn Lloyd-Jones~


The Great Doctrines of the Bible (Wheaton, IL; Crossway Books; 2003) Chapter 19: Redemption: The Eternal Plan of God

Books by Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Kindle Books

Other Lloyd-Jones Quotes

2 Responses to “Martyn Lloyd-Jones – The God Who Seeks Us”

  1. lacykitkat January 17, 2013 at 7:10 am #

    Reblogged this on HE STILL SPEAKS!.

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