The Mystery of Godliness; Twelve Sermons Chiefly on the True and Essential Humanity of the Lord Jesus Christ in Relation to His Mediatorial Work, and the Varied Experiences of the Tried and Exercised Children of God
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ... and Judea, endured the contradiction of sinners against himself, who offered up himself in his true human body as a sacrifice for sins, is ever present to plead the merits of that sacrifice. As a faithful and merciful high priest he appears there to represent before the eternal throne of God the Father, the true cases and conditions of his people exactly as we feel them, and more correctly than we could do if we were present. In Jesus Christ we have an advocate with the Father; he ever liveth to make intercession for all who come unto God the Father by him. His advocacy is perpetual; so that as long as sin shall last, so shall his intercession; and, therefore, he is able to save to the uttermost, not only to the last sinful act or thought, but also to the last shade of guilt that shall cloud the conscience of the last sinner who shall come unto the Father by him. The eternal manhood of our Lord Jesus Christ we find spoken of in 1 Cor. xv. It is the same truth, but a different application of it. The resurrection of Christ is there set forth as the pledge of the resurrection of his church. Christ is not merely.a risen man, but risen humanity, the first fruits of those who slept, and of all who in like manner shall awake, being raised from the dead by the glory of the Father. He dieth no more; in other words, as in our text, he ever liveth. Death hath no more dominion over him, therefore its dominion over the church is broken. Thus it is manifest that the truth of all such assertions and the contemplation of the mortality of our race and of the havoc made by death in the dearest of human bonds, depend upon the fact, upon which also depends the perpetual priesthood and intercession of the Lord Jesus Christ--namely, his eternal manhood. Do not let us...
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