The great central truth of the religion of sinners relates to the person, character, work, sufferings, offices, and glory of Jesus Christ. These are vital in Christianity. As one is sound or corrupt here, so is he substantially right or wrong in the main. Both now and in the last day, the great question in determining character and destiny is the same: “What think ye of Christ?”William S. Plumer
The Rock of Our Salvation: A Treatise Respecting the Natures, Person, Offices, Work Sufferings, and Glory of Jesus Christ (New York: American Tract Society, 1867), 8.