the fragrance of christ

The fragrance of Christ is found preeminent in the sacrifice of Christ.  This is Jesus, the perfect God-Man whose body was bruised, broken and shredded.  This, being the perfect sacrifice, the sweet aroma and righteousness that covers us.  God’s wrath is poured upon His Son, diverting judgment and fire from our filthy, undeserving frail selves, whilst covering us with the stainless, perfect robe of His own righteousness.  This is the fragrance and hope for which lifeblood and sweat and tears and utter darkness and damnation were exchanged.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s