The Double Cure
Lewis G. Hale
may sing Rock of Ages without realizing the import of
its message. August M. Toplady wrote the lyrics; Thomas
Hastings the music. It has a great gospel message in the
the water and the blood,
Thy wounded side which flowed,
of sin the double cure,
me from its guilt and power.
of us would have no objection to having our guilt
removed. But, to remove sin from our lives is another
Christ is to be our Savior, He would also be our Lord.
He saves, but He must also rule. We must be rid of the
guilt of sin; we must also be freed from its power in
God should tell you that He would on request perform
spiritual surgery on you, would you allow it? If He
would make it impossible for you to ever lie again,
would you agree to have it done? If you could never
cheat again (even on IRS returns), would you let God do
that to you? You would never be unfaithful to your mate,
be spiteful and ill-tempered. You would keep your
promises. You would show kindness and compassion. You
would be willing to share your goods with the helpless.
amazing truth is that you do not need some special or
miraculous experience to overcome the power of sin in
your life. God has promised He will not allow us to be
tempted above what we can bear, but with every
temptation we face, God will provide a way of escape. 1
the double cure, cleansed from sinís guilt and power.
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