That essential good, that uncreated Excellence which had been from the beginning, from eternity, as equal with the Father, and which at length appeared in human nature for salvation of sinners, was the great subject concerning which the Apostles wrote to his brethren – 1 John 1: 1 – 4 ” …And we write these things to you, that our joy may be fulfilled. “ The Apostles had seen Him while they witnessed his wisdom and holiness, his miracles, and love and mercy, during some years, till they saw him crucified for sinners, and afterwards risen from the dead. They touched him, so as to have full prof of his resurrection. This Divine person, the Word of life, the Word of God, appeared in human nature, that he might be the Author and Giver of eternal life to mankind through the redemption of his blood, and the influence of his new-creating Spirit – John 1: 12 – 14 ” But as many as received him, to them he gave the right to become God’s children, to those who believe in his name….THE WORD BECAME FLESH , and lived among us. We saw his glory, such glory as the one and only Son of the Father, full of grace and truth. “ The Apostles declared what they had seen and heard that believers might share their comforts and everlasting advantages. They had free access to God the Father. They had a happy experience of the truth in their souls, and showed its excellence in their lives. This communion of believers with the Father and the Son, is begun and kept us by the influence of the Holy Spirit – 2 Peter 1: 3 – 4 ” seeing that his divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and virtue; by which he has granted to us his precious and exceedingly great promises; that through these you may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world by lust. ” The benefits Christ gives, are not like the little possessions of the world, causing jealousies in others, but the joy and happiness of communion with God is all-sufficient, so that any member may partake of it; and all who are approved to say, that truly their fellowship is with the Father, will desire to had others to partake of the same blessedness. That is the aim of the BLOG!!!
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