A SON IMITATES HIS FATHER

For [as a believer] you have been called for this purpose, since Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you may follow in His footsteps. 1 Peter 2:21 To imitate simply means learning to do an act from seeing it done. It is the behavior of observing and replicating another’s character and […]

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BE SPIRIT FILLED

Made perfect. — Hebrews 12:23 Recollect that there are two kinds of perfection which the Christian needs—the perfection of justification in the person of Jesus, and the perfection of sanctification wrought in him by the Holy Spirit. At present, corruption yet remains even in the breasts of the regenerate—experience soon teaches us this. Within us […]

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YOU ARE JUSTIFIED BY CHRIST JESUS

All that believe are justified. — Acts 13:39 The believer in Christ receives a present justification. Faith does not produce this fruit by-and-by, but now. So far as justification is the result of faith, it is given to the soul in the moment when it closes with Christ, and accepts him as its all in […]

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