Christ and His Church / vital union

When all of the redeemed of the Lord are assembled in glory

Posted by on March 1, 2020 at 4:23 am

with their great Redeemer, perfected and glorified forever, the only visible evidence of the consequences of sin will be seen on the Redeemer Himself. The wounds inflicted upon Him when He delivered Himself to be crucified as the Substitute for sinners, to suffer, “the Just one for the unjust,” that He might bring them to […]

YOU ARE COMPLETE IN HIM

Posted by on February 24, 2020 at 8:15 am

“YOU ARE COMPLETE IN HIM”- Todd Nibert There is nothing about me that feels complete. I always feel there is something lacking in my faith, love, repentance, sincerity or anything else. But God’s Word tells me I am complete in Him. Not I will be complete or I am in the process of being made […]

How can they escape?

Posted by on February 10, 2020 at 9:36 am

How can they escape?J.C.PhilpotWhy, the Lord ‘keeps their feet’. He carries themthrough every rough place—as a tender parentcarries a little child. When about to fall—Hegraciously lays His everlasting arms underneaththem. And when tottering and stumbling, andtheir feet ready to slip—He mercifully upholdsthem from falling altogether. But do you think that He has not different waysfor […]

They will never perish!

Posted by on February 2, 2020 at 8:25 am

They will never perish! (J. C. Philpot, “The Incorruptible Inheritance” 1865) 1Pet. 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 1Pet. 1:4 To an inheritance incorruptible, and undefiled, […]

A union which will last forever!

Posted by on February 2, 2020 at 8:24 am

A union which will last forever! (John MacDuff, “The Christian’s Pathway” 1858″) “My Beloved is mine — and I am His!” Song of Songs 2:14 This is the language of the Christian in the book of Canticles. How great is the blessedness involved in such an assurance! My beloved Jesus is mine . . . […]

Lord, I am a poor, blind child

Posted by on October 13, 2019 at 10:23 am

Lord, I am a poor, blind child (Winslow, “Daily Need Divinely Supplied”) “He tends His flock like a shepherd: He gathers the lambs in His arms and carries them close to His heart; He gently leads those that have young.”Isaiah 40:11 Jesus leads those who are burdened, and need a skilful, sure, and gentle shepherd. […]

WHAT IS THE CHURCH?

Posted by on June 9, 2019 at 10:38 am

WHAT IS THE CHURCH? From the Scriptures we know the church is His body, His bride, the people He loved and purchased with His own blood that He sees as glorious, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing. It is the church of Christ, the church of God, the house of God, the pillar and ground of the […]

A great wonder

Posted by on June 9, 2019 at 10:37 am

“And there appeared a great wonder in heaven, a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars.”—Rev. xii. 1.My soul! as the beloved apostle was invited to see those precious visions, which the Lord favoured him with, for the church’s good, so do thou, this evening, attend […]

THE LOCAL CHURCH

Posted by on June 9, 2019 at 10:29 am

THE LOCAL CHURCH: A FELLOWSHIP OF BELIEVERS IN CHRISTLuke sets before us an example of what every local church should be, by showing us what that early church at Jerusalem was. “They continued steadfastly in the apostles doctrine and fellowship, and breaking of bread, and in prayers” (Acts 2:42). That early assembly was a blessed fellowship of believers in […]

Christ and Him Crucified

Posted by on May 9, 2019 at 12:13 pm

Christ and Him CrucifiedFor I determined not to know any thing among you, save Jesus Christ, and him crucified (I Corinthians 2:2)The apostle Paul declared to a heathen world, and a church being led astray by foolish pride and worldly wisdom, that he preached Christ and Him crucified. The gospel is a person. He was a person in […]