Jottings – He Lives For Us

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Christ did not simply die for us; He rose again and lives for us.

 

Wiersbe, W. W. (1993). Wiersbe’s Expository Outlines on the Old Testament (Psalm 22–24). Wheaton, IL: Victor Books. Logos Edition.

 

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Jottings – The Trinity of Truth

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“God is called the ‘God of truth’ (Isaiah 65:16). The Holy Spirit is the ‘Spirit of truth’ (John 16:13). Christ said, ‘I am…the truth’ (John 14:6). No one can have fellowship with the holy trinity who does not walk in the truth (2 John 4; 3 John 4). God desires truth in the inward parts (Psalm 51:6). Falsehood of every kind is hateful to Him. There is nothing that so manifests the alienation of the natural man from God as his tendency to falsehood. Of the wicked we are told that they go astray from their very birth speaking lies (Psalm 58:3). Satan himself is the father of lies (John 8:44). It is he who injects the venom of untruthfulness into the heart of man (Acts 5:3). Only by the new birth can this lying spirit be overcome. It is as the regenerated man yields himself to God as one alive from the dead that he learns to delight in the truth objectively revealed, and to walk in the truth subjectively.”

H.A. Ironside, The Continual Burnt Offering: Daily Meditations on the Word of God. Neptune, NJ: Loizeaux Brothers, 1994. Nov. 3.

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Jottings – Christ Eclipsed?

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“Covetousness is a form of idolatry because it is both the exaltation of the object desired as well as of yourself, while Christ is eclipsed by both.”

Joe Thorn, Note to Self: The Discipline of Preaching to Yourself (pp. 111-112). Good News Publishers/Crossway Books. Kindle Edition.

 

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Audio – Woe To You Hypocrites

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But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut up the kingdom of heaven against men; for you neither go in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in. Matthew 23:13 NKJV

 

 

Recorded: Sunday March 16, 2014 Bethany Gospel Chapel, Worcester, MA.

 

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Jottings – When I Look At Jesus

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“When I look at Jesus now on the throne, there He is still the Truth, the truth as to my nearness to God. Christ is the measure of everything before God. On the cross He is the measure of my need, and distance from God; and now, on the throne, He is the truth as to my acceptance and nearness to God. Christ is the truth objectively, and the Holy Ghost is the truth subjectively, as making all good and true to the soul of the believer experimentally.”

W. T. P. Wolston, Another Comforter. Galaxie Software, 2004; p. 45.

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Jottings – The Spring of True Christianity

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Based on Jonathan & David in 1 Samuel 18:1-4:

“Reader, let us remember that love to Jesus is the spring of true Christianity. Love to Jesus makes us strip ourselves, and, we may say, that to strip self to honor Jesus is the fairest fruit of the work of God in the soul.”

C. H. Mackintosh, The Life of Faith Exemplified; Being Thoughts on the Principal Scenes in the Life and Times of David, King of Israel (Chicago; New York: Fleming H. Revell, n.d.), p. 69.

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Jottings — Boaz & Jesus Christ

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The law can’t do what Boaz does. Boaz went beyond the Law.

Jesus Christ does what the law can’t do… Jesus Christ went beyond the Law and did what the Law was powerless to do!

Uel Crothers at Greenwood Hills 1st Family Conference 2013 on June 29, 2013

 

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Flashback: This Week Last Year [2012 Week #34]

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During the 34th week of 2012 Digital Sojourner posted a number of interesting articles….

  • Brother Mike Stoudt contuned his series on New Testament truth with his post The Importance of Corporate Prayer.
  • Despite the sheer volume of clear Biblical evidence that Jesus Christ is God there are many who still deny His deity. Are you looking for Biblical evidence of His deity? If so check out 10 Reasons Why I believe Jesus Christ is God.
  • In Entry Level Theological Truth [36] brother Keith Keyser explores the very interesting verse Genesis 3:15 “And I will put enmity Between you and the woman, And between your seed and her Seed; He shall bruise your head, And you shall bruise His heel.”

Enjoy this flashback to 2012 week #34 on Digital Sojourner! What was your favorite post?

 

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Video: The Uniqueness of Christianity

 

 

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1 Corinthians 3:16 – A Church or a Temple?

 

 

Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? 1 Corinthians 3:16 KJV

 

Here is an amazing factGod actually is with us whenever we meet as a local church.

This truth should blow our minds away but it often seems to pass us by. Imagine what church meetings would be like if it really gripped our souls that God was present every time we meet. It would make a vast difference.

May God help us to appreciate this great truth.

 

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