THE ULTIMATE GOAL
LIFE 'IN' JESUS CHRIST
"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life." John 3:16 (NKJV)
Seasons of Life In Jesus Christ.
4/5/2020 0 Comments
Hopefully, by now, you are in the 'habit', of taking time in the day for a 'devotion' stop. Hopefully, you now do this because you know the value of doing so. Meeting at the beginning of any day with the Lord, is TRUE WISDOM. Remember:Proverbs 3:13-18 - Happy [is] the man [that] findeth wisdom, and the man [that] getteth understanding. [Read More...audio-bile.com/bible/bible.html]
First for this morning and on-going, my 'continuing prayer', for this series and more, is found in Ephesians 3:14-21, to wit: [audio-bile.com/bible/bible.html]
'14 For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
15 Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named,
16 That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man;
17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love,
18 May be able to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height;
19 And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fulness of God.
20 Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us,
21 Unto him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.'
Now, continuing, and Selected from 'Morning and Evening Devotions, Charles Haddon Spurgeon, 1855'; [Scripture additions and notes - SMQ]
“For me to live is Christ.”
Philippians 1:21 [audio-bile.com/bible/bible.html]
'The believer did not always live to Christ. He began to do so when God the Holy Spirit convinced him of sin, and when by grace he was brought to see the dying Saviour making a propitiation for his guilt.
[Luke 13: 5; John 3:15-16; Acts 17:30; Ephesians 2:7-8; 2 Corinthians 7:10; Hebrews 4:12]
From the moment of the new and celestial birth the man begins to live to Christ. [John 3:1-21] Jesus is to believers the one pearl of great price, [Matthew 13:45-46], for whom we are willing to part with all that we have. He has so completely won our love, that it beats alone for him; to his glory we would live, and in defence of his gospel we would die; he is the pattern of our life, and the model after which we would sculpture our character. [Romans 12:1 audio-bile.com/bible/bible.html]
Paul’s words mean more than most men think; they imply that the aim and end of his life was Christ—nay, his life itself was Jesus. In the words of an ancient saint, he did eat, and drink, and sleep eternal life. Jesus was his very breath, the soul of his soul, the heart of his heart, the life of his life.' [Colossians 3:23]
'Can you say, as a professing Christian, that you live up to this idea? Can you honestly say that for you to live is Christ? Your business—are you doing it for Christ? Is it not done for self- aggrandizement and for family advantage?
Do you ask, “Is that a mean reason?” For the Christian it is. He professes to live for Christ; how can he live for another object without committing a spiritual adultery? [Luke 16:13-15]audio-bile.com/bible/bible.html
Many there are who carry out this principle in some measure; but who is there that dare say that he hath lived wholly for Christ as the apostle did?
Yet, this alone is the true life of a Christian—its source, its sustenance, its fashion, its end, all gathered up in one word—Christ Jesus. Lord, accept me; I here present myself, praying to live only in thee and to thee. Let me be as the bullock which stands between the plough and the altar, to work or to be sacrificed; and let my motto be, “Ready for either.” ' [Mark 14:36; Luke 22:42]audio-bile.com/bible/bible.html
My friends. As we are 'in solitude and silence', as Jesus would do on a 'regular' basis; [Matthew 14:23; Luke 5:16;6:12-13; Mark 6:30-32, 46]; over the next weeks, we can use the time God has orchestrated, [for He is 'sovereignly in control', Romans 8:27-29]; to truly study the Bible, pray and grow closer to the Lord.
Perhaps, just perhaps, this could be a most welcome 'blessing' the Lord has allowed for many. Where, oh where, are You, Adam, Eve?? Were you to 'die' today, would you go to be with the Lord in Eternity Future, or.....Amen. Amen. [Luke 16:19-31; 2 Corinthians 5:8 audio-bile.com/bible/bible.html]
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