Christ and His Church / vital union

THE CONSTRAINING LOVE OF CHRIST

Posted by admin on March 10, 2019 at 10:49 pm

THE CONSTRAINING LOVE OF CHRIST 2 Corinthians 5: 14: For the love of Christ constraineth us; When it came to believing and preaching Christ, some accused the apostle Paul of being beside himself. Others accused him of being too serious. But by the Holy Spirit of God, he answered, “Whether we be beside ourselves, it [...]

“YE ARE COMPLETE IN HIM”

Posted by admin on March 10, 2019 at 10:19 pm

“YE ARE COMPLETE IN HIM” Colossians 2:10 The believers standing in Christ does not fluctuate with his feelings, not even the increase or decrease of his faith or understanding or anything else. He stands complete in Christ. God would never trust any of His children to stand before him at anytime in their own selves [...]

DESCRIPTIONS OF THE LORD’S PEOPLE

Posted by admin on February 23, 2019 at 2:49 am

DESCRIPTION OF THE LORD’S PEOPLE Rom. 16:1-27 Tom Harding When we are reading Romans 16 there is a tendency to read over the first 24 verses and skip down to the doxology of praise in verse 25-27. We have not only in these verses the 36 names of some God’s elect chosen in Him before [...]

What a privilege…

Posted by admin on October 14, 2018 at 8:15 am

My days are like a shadow that declineth; and I am withered like grass. But Thou, O LORD, shalt endure forever; and Thy remembrance unto all generations. Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come.” Ps. 102:11-13 What a privilege we have to [...]

CHRIST IS WHAT HE DOES AND GIVES

Posted by admin on August 20, 2018 at 11:53 am

Daniel E. Parks (2010.11.07) The Lord and Savior Jesus Christ is the very embodiment of the saving works He was sent to perform and of the saving blessings He was sent to bestow. For example, He is: 1. Both Wisdom Giver and Wisdom Given: 1) “The LORD gives wisdom; from His mouth come knowledge and [...]

The One Pearl of Great Price

Posted by admin on July 23, 2018 at 10:35 am

The One Pearl of Great Price “The kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls. Who when he found One Pearl of Great Price, went and sold all that he had and bought it” Matt. 13:45-46 Over the years men collect a jewelry box full of pearls. In one drawer they [...]

Is it Really True?

Posted by admin on July 23, 2018 at 10:32 am

Is it Really True? “As he is, so are we in this world” (1 John 4:17). We all know that believers in this world bear a likeness to our Lord in his humiliation. As he was in this world, so are we in this world. As he was a man of sorrows and acquainted with [...]

I have sin in me, but it is pardoned

Posted by admin on April 9, 2018 at 7:01 am

“It is true that I have sin in me, but it is pardoned. God has forgiven me all trespasses. I stand before Him in my Redeemer, Who undertook for me, and I am perfect in Him. The Father chose me in His Son: He looks upon the face of His beloved, and sees me in [...]

MY BELOVED IS MINE, AND I AM HIS

Posted by admin on January 14, 2018 at 6:48 am

“MY BELOVED IS MINE, AND I AM HIS” Song of Solomon 2:16 These are the words of the CHURCH, the words of all of the redeemed. 1. He is mine because the Father GAVE HIM TO ME! “Thou gavest them me” (John 17:6), and I am His because the Father gave me to Him (John [...]

An Eternal Union With Christ

Posted by admin on January 14, 2018 at 6:46 am

An Eternal Union With Christ The believer’s eternal union with Christ is a subject that few seem to grasp, though it is written as with a sunbeam upon the pages of Holy Scripture. We are “Accepted in the Beloved,” and have been from eternity. That union of our souls with our Savior was made by [...]