Day: April 6, 2013

The Collision of God And Sin

Oswald Chambers Imageby Oswald Chambers

. . . who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree . . . —1 Peter 2:24

The Cross of Christ is the revealed truth of God’s judgment on sin. Never associate the idea of martyrdom with the Cross of Christ. It was the supreme triumph, and it shook the very foundations of hell. There is nothing in time or eternity more absolutely certain and irrefutable than what Jesus Christ accomplished on the Cross— He made it possible for the entire human race to be brought back into a right-standing relationship with God. He made redemption the foundation of human life; that is, He made a way for every person to have fellowship with God. (more…)

It Is Impossible To Have Faith Without Love

A.B. Simpson Imageby A.B. Simpson

As we have many members in one body, . . . so we, being many, are one body in Christ—Romans 12:4-5

Sometimes our communion with God is cut off or interrupted because of a grievance against a brother, or some lack of unity in the body of Christ. We try to come to the Lord, but we cannot because we are separated from some member of the Lord’s body or because the freedom of His love is not flowing through every organic part.

It does not require a blow on the head to paralyze the brain. A blow upon some nerve may do it. A wound in some artery at the extremities may be fatal to the heart. Therefore we must stand in right relationship with all God’s children. if we would keep our perfect communion with Christ Himself, we must meet in the body of Christ in honest, open fellowship. (more…)