Cromwell's heart was touched and he said, "Your lover shall live because of your sacrifice. Curfew shall not ring tonight!"
The bell sounding the time of our execution will never ring for those who trust Christ. He took our place. He bore our punishment. And even now He continually intercedes on our behalf.
As told in Steven J. Lawson, Absolutely Sure (Sisters, Oregon: Multnomah Publishers, 1999).
Brian Hedges is Senior Pastor of Fulkerson Park Baptist Church in Niles, MI.