106 – Impeccability of Christ


IMPECCABILITY OF CHRIST

  §106. While the human nature of Christ was and is at all times truly human, it was at all times free from every taint of original 1 or actual 2 sin and absolutely impeccable,3 and therefore at no time in itself obnoxious to death or any penalty of sin.4


1. While the human nature of Christ was and is at all times truly human, it was at all times free from every taint of original

  Luke 1:35 Therefore also that Holy Thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.

  I John 3:5 And in Him is no sin.


2. or actual

  John 8:46 Which of you convinceth [convict] Me of sin? And if I say the truth, why do ye not believe Me?

  II Corinthians 5:21 For He hath made Him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in Him.

  Hebrews 4:15 But was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.

  Hebrews 7:26–27 For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than the heavens; who needeth not daily, as those high priests, to offer up sacrifice, first for His own sins, and then for the people’s: for this He did once, when He offered up Himself.


3. sin and absolutely impeccable,

  Hebrews 4:15 But was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.

  Hebrews 6:18 That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation.

  I John 3:5 In Him is no sin.


4. and therefore at no time in itself obnoxious to death or any penalty of sin.

  John 10:18 No man taketh it from Me, but I lay it down of Myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again.

  Hosea 13:14 I will ransom them from the power of the grave; I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy plagues; O grave, I will be thy destruction: repentance shall be hid from Mine eyes.

  Romans 6:10 For in that He died, He died unto sin once: but in that He liveth, He liveth unto God.