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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The church of Christ



The church of Christ

“And I will make them and the places round about my hill a blessing; and I will cause the shower to come down in his season; there shall be showers of blessing.” Ezekiel 34:26

Suggested Further Reading: Psalm 67

The object of God in choosing a people before all worlds, 
was not only to save that people, but through them to confer essential benefits upon the whole human race. 

When he chose Abraham he did not elect him simply to be God’s friend, and the recipient of peculiar privileges; but he chose him to make him, as it were, the conservator of truth. 

He was to be the ark in which the truth should be hidden.
 He was to be the keeper of the covenant on behalf of the whole world; and when God chooses any men by his sovereign electing grace, and makes them Christ’s, he does it not only for their own sake, that they may be saved, but for the world’s sake. 

For know ye not that “ye are the light of the world.
 A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.”
“Ye are the salt of the earth;” and when God makes you salt, 
it is not only that you may have salt in yourselves, 
but that like salt you may preserve the whole mass.

 If he makes you leaven it is that like the little leaven you may leaven the whole lump. Salvation is not a selfish thing; 
God does not give it for us to keep to ourselves, but that we may thereby be made the means of blessing to others; and the great day shall declare that there is not a man living on the surface of the earth but has received a blessing in some way or the other through God’s gift of the gospel.

 The very keeping of the wicked in life, and granting of the reprieve, was purchased with the death of Jesus and through his sufferings and death the temporal blessings which both we and they enjoy are bestowed on us. 

The gospel was sent that it might first bless those that embrace it, and then expand, so as to make them a blessing to the whole human race.

For meditation: 

God kept his promise to Abraham (Genesis 12:2,3). 
Has God blessed you? In what ways are you passing on the blessing to others?

Sermon no. 28
2 June (Preached 3 June 1855)

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If you are not a believer in Jesus Christ,
 you can be accepted in to his kingdom.
 I invite you to let him to make of you what He always wanted.

"PRAYER"
Marvelous God Almighty, I come to you in the precious name of Jesus, who died for me to make me free of sin, I want Jesus to enter in to my heart and make me free, I confess that He is the son of God.
I ask to change my heart and to give me wisdom to understand your Holy Word full of promises of eternal value, not only to live on this earth, but to be expectant of my life in heaven.
In the precious name of Jesus I ask.
Amen..
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“The true minister of Christ
 knows that the true value of a sermon must lie,  
not in its fashion and manner, 
but in the truth which it contains.” 
 C. H. Spurgeon ~ 
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