High M. Cartwright
"What a light the covenant of grace throws upon the cross of Calvary, when we see the cross, not as the emblem of defeat, but as the means whereby God was putting into effect the purposes of his grace!"
What was happening when Jesus was on the cross of Calvary? From the seven words he uttered during his sufferings there, we can find vivid insights into the meaning of what he was doing and undergoing for his people's salvation. In these sermons on the seven words, Hugh M. Cartwright shows how from this dark experience comes the brightest covenant grace for sinners.
"If we can stand at the foot of the cross and say, 'He was wounded for our transgressions,' then surely our souls should be filled with gratitude to the Saviour for what he has done for us. When we hear the words of Jesus on the cross of Calvary, they are so full of gospel, so full of encouragement, to poor, needy sinners..."