“By a carpenter mankind was made and only by a carpenter can mankind be remade” —Desiderius Erasmus
Read the essay here. You’ll enjoy it.
Another reformer Martin Chemnitz writes, “For Christ, both God and man, must lay hold on us in order that there may be a union between him and us.” This leaves me dumbstruck! Not only must the Lord seek me, because I couldn’t seek Him and didn’t really want to anyway, but also, now that He’s got His hands on me, He has absolutely no intention of ever letting go.