Jerry Bridges Quotes.

1. "Lord, I am willing To receive what You give. To lack what You withhold. To relinquish what You take, To suffer what You inflict, To be what you require."
- Jerry Bridges, Transforming Grace: Living Confidently in God's Unfailing Love

2. "Jesus did not die just to save us from the penalty of sin, nor even just to make us holy in our standing before God. He died to purify for Himself a people eager to obey Him, a people eager to be transformed into His likeness."
- Jerry Bridges, Transforming Grace: Living Confidently in God's Unfailing Love

3. "Jesus paid it all. I mean all. He not only purchased your forgiveness of sins and your ticket to heaven, He purchased every blessing and every answer to prayer you will ever receive."
- Jerry Bridges, Transforming Grace: Living Confidently in God's Unfailing Love

4. "Christ’s death was the result of God’s grace; grace is not the result of Christ’s death."
- Jerry Bridges, Transforming Grace: Living Confidently in God's Unfailing Love

5. "What can wash away my sin? Nothing but the blood of Jesus.2"
- Jerry Bridges, Transforming Grace: Living Confidently in God's Unfailing Love

6. "The realization that my daily relationship with God is based on the infinite merit of Christ instead of on my own performance is a very freeing and joyous experience. But it is not meant to be a one-time experience; the truth needs to be reaffirmed daily."
- Jerry Bridges, Transforming Grace: Living Confidently in God's Unfailing Love

7. "If you are going to experience the joy of your freedom in Christ, you have to decide whether you will please God or people."
- Jerry Bridges, Transforming Grace: Living Confidently in God's Unfailing Love

8. "God's government is perfect and just. His moral law is "holy, righteous and good" (Romans 7:12). No one ever has a valid reason to rebel against the government of God. We rebel for only one reason: We were born rebellious. We were born with a perverse inclination to go our own way, to set up our own internal government rather than submit to God."
- Jerry Bridges, Transforming Grace: Living Confidently in God's Unfailing Love

9. "C. Samuel Storms has so aptly written, Grace ceases to be grace if God is compelled to bestow it in the presence of human merit. . . . Grace ceases to be grace if God is compelled to withdraw it in the presence of human demerit. . . . [Grace] is treating a person without the slightest reference to desert whatsoever, but solely according to the infinite goodness and sovereign purpose of God.4"
- Jerry Bridges, Transforming Grace: Living Confidently in God's Unfailing Love

10. "The realization that my daily relationship with God is based on the infinite merit of Christ instead of on my own performance is a very freeing and joyous experience."
- Jerry Bridges, Transforming Grace: Living Confidently in God's Unfailing Love

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