In the very outset, then, settle down on this one thing, that Jesus came to save you, now, in this life, from the power and dominion of sin, and to make you more than conquerors through His power.
If you doubt this, search the Bible, and collect together every announcement or declaration concerning the purposes and object of His death on the cross.
You will be astonished to find how full they are.
Everywhere and always, His work is said to deliver us from our sins, from our bondage, from our defilement.
-Hannah Whittall Smith, The Christian’s Secret of a Happy Life, pg 18