Light for the Pilgrim Path [Collected Addresses

Light for the Pilgrim Path [Collected Addresses

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...the fulness of our place in heaven, and of the blessed privilege of our place on earth. May the Lord give anyone here who is not clear as to this to see the perfect, the infinite value of that "once-offered," perfect sacrifice, which clears the conscience from every spot and every stain, and puts us in divine acceptance in the very presence of God without a single misgiving, so that we are entitled to say, "Having boldness to enter into the holiest." Now I pass from this, and for a moment take another and higher aspect of our place before God. Turn with me to another scripture--the end of the first, and the beginning of the second, chapter of Ephesians. Here is another aspect altogether of what our place before God is. What I have spoken of up to the present has been as to the truth that we are clear before God, and it is a great thing to be thus clear; but here we get something more than that. In this passage, in the end of Ephesians i., we find the Lord Jesus Christ spoken of as the glorious Man whom God raised from the dead--the mighty power of God wrought so as to give Christ a place at His own right hand in the heavens. Now that is a most blessed thing for us, and I may say that, before ever we can say anything about our own blessing, whether in the aspect presented in Hebrews or Ephesians, we must see first of all what place Christ occupies; because it is a wonderful thing to know that our blessing ia connected with all this wonderful glory of His person, as well as the fulness of His work. Here then in Ephesians we see Him as the glorious Man--this Blessed One as a Man raised out of death by the power of God. It is divine power working in Christ, who was dead--where we were dead in sins, but where He was for our...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236808630
  • 9781236808639