Quote of Note #114: “The Friend of Sinners”


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“Time and again it is the morally disgusting, the socially reviled, the inexcusable and undeserving, who do not simply receive Christ but to whom Christ most naturally gravitates. He is, by his enemies’ testimony, the ‘friend of sinners.’ (Luke 7:34).”

Dane Ortlund, Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2020, page 27.

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