shall he appear the second time without sin or without a sin-offering
Every man’s death day is his doomsday, all is settled then. So Jesus, when he died, finished his atoning work, and nothing remains for him but to come a second time, no more to die, to take his great reward.
O Christ, what burdens bow’d thy head!
Our load was laid on thee:
Thou stoodest in the sinner’s stead,
To bear all ill for me.
Death and the curse were in our cup,
O Christ, ‘twas full for thee!
But thou hast drained the last dark drop,
Tis empty now for me.
Jehovah lifted up his rod,
O Christ, it fell on thee!
Thou wast sore stricken of thy God;
There’s not one stroke for me.
For me, Lord Jesus, thou hast died,
And I have died in thee;
Thou’rt risen; my bands are all untied;
And now thou liv’st in me.