Christ Triumphant!

The following are excerpts from the works of Thomas Allin:
 
A partial salvation is not possible, for Christ redeems, not individual men, but mankind; not human beings severally, but humanity. Christ has nothing to do with a part of our race. As the second ADAM, He sums up in Himself and saves the human race, “For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.” Christ, I repeat, in His Incarnation deals now with the unites of our race, but with the race itself as a unit.
 
With all earnestness, I repeat that our choice lies between accepting the victory of Christ or of evil, and between these alternatives only. Escape from this dilemma there is none. It avails nothing to diminish, as many now teach, the number of the lost; or to assert that they will be finally annihilated. All such modifications leave quite untouched the central difficulty of the popular creed – the triumph of evil. Sin for ever present with its taint, even in a single instance, is sin triumphant. Sin, which God has been unable to remove (and has had no resource but to annihilate the sinner) is sin triumphant and death victorious.
 
Few things have so hindered the spread of the larger hope as the wholly and absolutely groundless notion that it implies an inadequate sense of sin, and pictures God as a weakly indulgent Being, careless of holiness, provided the happiness of His creatures is assured. In fact, it is those who teach the popular creed (belief), and not we, who make light of sin. To teach unending sin in hell, even in a solitary instance, and under any conceivable modification, is to teach the victory of evil. To us this seems at once a libel on God and an untruth — a libel because it imputes to God a final acquiescence in sin; an untruth, because it teaches that His Omnipotence breaks down at the very moment it is most needed, and that His Love and Purity can rest with absolute complacency, while pain and evil riot and rot forever.
 
Christ is Triumphant! Jesus Christ is a Successful Savior!

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