The Work Finished

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"It is finished!" were the words of Christ on the cross. His blessed lips pronounced these words which have relieved many a burdened conscience and carried present and eternal rest to many hearts.
"It is finished!" They were His dying words; now, all is done and done forever. Divine righteousness has had its fullest vindication. Now God's love—the love of a holy, sin-hating God—flows out towards sinners, even the chief. It flows in a righteous channel. Our feet may now plant themselves upon a rock which the billows of divine wrath will never move. "Finished" is the word, not "finishing."
Oh, the calm of that soul that has come into pardon, peace and rest in that wondrously blessed utterance: "It is finished!"