In this character, He came from heaven to reveal and testify to men the invisible things of another world. )The Life.Jesus, the LifeR. Christ was born: the Christian is born in Him, etc. Whatever knowledge men may have of the truth, if it do not lead to the establishing of Christ's kingdom in their hearts, it is lifeless, unprofitable, condemning knowledge.IV. A. "The way to our wishesW. Let us notice —1. They never come in any way; they never think of it.2. The true way to grow in grace, and in vigorous spiritual life, is to get more of Christ.3. 3. He converts men by the convincing evidence of truth. He sent His blessed Spirit into my heart, to show me that my soul was dead; and that I never could be happy, and never go to heaven unless my soul was made alive. John 14:1-6. "Every man that hath learned of the Father cometh unto Me." We have no trial that Christ did not experience. Thus the full responsibility of man is maintained, while the power of God comes in all its sovereign force upon their hearts and consciences. The thoughtful of all parties assent to that; the mistake is that men should so hastily conclude that the truth is with them. "Yes, I remember it very distinctly." They exhibit the Divine law broken by man's transgression. Whatever knowledge men may have of the truth, if it do not lead to the establishing of Christ's kingdom in their hearts, it is lifeless, unprofitable, condemning knowledge.IV. We cannot go anywhere without finding living things. LIFE WITH CHRIST. The way of salvation in Jesus is easy to find and easy to keep, if we only ask God to help us in finding and keeping it. - Universal Beginnings (Chuck Missler). During the time of her father's troubles, she was a prisoner in Carisbrook Castle. We use the word to denote the whole sum of Christianity as revealed in the person, teaching, and life, of Jesus; the final test and appeal to which all religious and moral truth must be referred; eclipsing all by its glory, overtopping all by its majesty, swaying all by its authority, and determining all by its decision.II. "Our citizenship is in heaven." I doubt whether any mind ever attains the highest order of intellect without an acquaintance with Jesus Christ. Life alone can bring forth life. -------------------- Newton, D. D.)Christ, our LifeC. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided. Therefore Christ is "Truth."3. Newton, D. D.)Christ the WayR. One object of His incarnation was to remove those awful shades of ignorance which had overshadowed the nations of the earth; and to inculcate all those principles of spiritual truth which were necessary for man to know and believe. Reconciliation was the grand theme which Christ preached, as well as the grand work which He came to accomplish.2. There are others who neglect the spirit of this declaration. This distinctly Christian doctrine is declared in our text —I. "Well, Willie, it was Jesus who did it all for me. Why is this? Nothing could continue to live, if it were left entirely to itself. Spurgeon. She feared to have the teacher look at her book. "And then did you feel happy again?" REVEAL TRUTH, and, but for Christ's revelation of it, we should be utterly ignorant of it. There was no one on board to tell him what to do. I prayed to Jesus with all my heart. Suppose you go to a person, whose soul is in trouble on account of some great sorrow or sin, and try to comfort him by telling him one of the truths in arithmetic or geography. Any other light can at best be merely like the star to guide the wise men, serving a good end only so far as it guides us to where Christ as the truth is to be found. At the age of sixteen she was taken very ill. One day, she said to her father with great earnestness: "Father, I am going to die. If some poor soul, distressed about his sins, should come to you and ask the question: "What must I do to be saved?" "Having, therefore, brethren, boldness to enter," etc. There is node like Him in heaven, in the earth, in any other world. A bird might have counted it doing well to keep up with me; for I expected every moment to hear the bell, and the rushing off of the train, and then I should be there, and my people without a sermon on Sunday. His people "seek the things which are above," etc. Displace Christ the head from this His proper position and the whole form becomes disproportioned. A NARROW WAY. Because truth is of God; the man who knowingly goes against it feels he is struggling with Omnipotence. As we make any other way our way: by getting into it.2. There are few or no sinners so dead that they do not wish at times to have life. "There is no other name," etc.(H. Newton, D. D.It is a truth in arithmetic that two and two make four. (1)Do not hope to find God without Christ. Newton, D. D.He is —I. Would there not be something monstrous in all this? )The Life.Jesus, the LifeR. Then he stooped down to speak to the boy. He felt the pulse of the wounded man, and said with surprise: "Why, Colonel, you look better." Newton, D. D.It is a truth in arithmetic that two and two make four. Twenty years afterwards a missionary at Allahabad wrote to him: "I have lately visited a Hindoo, who came to this place in ill health. THAT IN COMING IN THE WAY THAT HAS BEEN POINTED OUT WE HAVE EVERY ENCOURAGEMENT; AND WE SHALL FIND IT TO BE SUFFICIENT. (2) Moral. My conscience troubled me, and my tears began to flow. With a bursting heart, her father told her he could not go with her, till the Lord called him. J. W. Buxton, M. When Jesus makes our souls alive, then the one thing we have to do is to try to be like Jesus. The thoughtful of all parties assent to that; the mistake is that men should so hastily conclude that the truth is with them. "I have, Willie. It is at the Church's peril that it dares to cripple man's evangelical liberty.3. HOW DOES CHRIST BECOME "TRUTH?"1. Look, for instance, at a babe that is just born, and a chicken that is just hatched. "To confirm the promises made unto the fathers, that the Gentiles might glorify God for His mercies." Throughout His ministry Christ was in conflict with men who held a false doctrine of the Fatherhood of God.1. "I'm afraid you'll find fault with me," she said. During the time of her father's troubles, she was a prisoner in Carisbrook Castle. My conscience troubled me, and my tears began to flow. And as the Mediatorship is actually constituted, what lessons touching Divine love and holiness, and human helplessness and dignity, does it not pour into our ears.2. But she took up her pen, and put it timidly on the paper. No one can realize Christ's worth to his soul until He works for Him, until he consecrates his life to Him. )Jesus, the TruthR. )LinksJohn 14:6 NIVJohn 14:6 NLTJohn 14:6 ESVJohn 14:6 NASBJohn 14:6 KJVJohn 14:6 Bible AppsJohn 14:6 ParallelJohn 14:6 Biblia ParalelaJohn 14:6 Chinese BibleJohn 14:6 French BibleJohn 14:6 German BibleJohn 14:6 CommentariesBible Hub, 2. But the Lord Jesus made the eternal God visible to the eye of man in human form — "In Him dwelt all the fulness of the Godhead bodily." Worlds that have never fallen are in a state of natural religion. 2. (2) He intercedes with God. And, when we go outside of the homes, in the fields, on the hills, in the ponds, and rivers, and. (7) The only way. But the hunger of the soul is harder to bear than the hunger of the body. Alas! You do talk with God when you draw near in Jesus Christ. 2. ESTABLISH THE TRUTH, and to set up a kingdom in which truth reigns, and the subjects of which have truth in their inward parts. Some by the word mean literal accuracy of speech, some a restricted class of theological truths; others some philosophical theories. She has sprung a leak, and now the pumps are choked, and can no longer be worked. Who but God can determine how we may most fitly come to Him? "I wanted to ax yer two questions. It is Christ for us to live. Consider —I. "Well, sir, I am that woman. In this character, He came from heaven to reveal and testify to men the invisible things of another world. Surely the conduct of those little ones, lost on the moor, has a lesson for us. CONFIRM THE TRUTH. The merit of the work of the Saviour is intrinsically sufficient for the world. "Having, therefore, brethren, boldness to enter," etc. J. Gamble.I. Let no false charity presume to enlarge what God has straitened. Our alms, deeds, lastings, communions, baptisms, etc. "Our citizenship is in heaven." He brings truth to bear on our understanding, reason, and judgment; and He makes men exercise them upon the truth. What can be plainer than this promise, "He that believeth, shall be saved;" or than this invitation, "Come unto Me, all ye that labour," etc. "Great is the truth, and shall prevail." "Oh, papa, it's so dark! Genesis 3. II. There are others who neglect the spirit of this declaration. In confirming the Word of God, Christ shows how impossible it is for God to lie. "Well, Willie, it was Jesus who did it all for me. The Deist rejects revelation and a mediator altogether, because he looks abroad on the face of the world, and he thinks that nothing more is necessary to come to God but some prayer and some expression of penitence. Whatever knowledge men may have of the truth, if it do not lead to the establishing of Christ's kingdom in their hearts, it is lifeless, unprofitable, condemning knowledge.IV. 2. It never was uttered, and never will be, in any world in which the beings continue to be just as they proceeded from the hands of God. Browse Sermons on John 14:6. "I do." It is the integrity of a man which gathers up the man, and gives a unity to his character. SAVES US. Scripture: John 14:1-6. Thus hostility has put the seal to the declaration. A paved street or a turnpike road, is a plain way. Some years since, a respectable-looking person said to two collectors for the Bible Society, "I belonged to a company of pickpockets. He is our life, as He is our joy, our portion, our everlasting inheritance.III. - 1 John 2:6 How To Love Thy Neighbor - 1 John 3:16-19 What Are The Facts About God's Love? The earliest record that we have of Him is, that He was that "Wisdom" which dwelt with God when He made the worlds — that Word by which all things were made. I was at the lowest point of sin and misery when you stopped and offered that prayer. just trust Him. In consecration Christ is revealed.IV. I have read them till, as you see, they are almost worn out. From the Fall until now the human mind has been in matters of religion avaricious of error. The happiness involved consists in fellowship with Him. But they will find it was Jesus alone who brought them there. Some months after the minister was going again through that part of the city. This is the food that this hungry soul craves. In no other nature could He convey a complete conception of His character to the mind. She heard the voice of Jesus saying: "Let go that branch, and I will save you." The happiness and duty of thus making Christ our life.(C. No one can realize Christ's worth to his soul until He works for Him, until he consecrates his life to Him. This may be paradoxical, but it is just. Then I took to drinking to drown my sorrow. There was a poor sailor who had lived a very wicked life. THE EXAMPLE OF LIFE (1 Peter 2:21). Christ came into a world which was literally dried up. She trembled when she heard the step of the teacher. The importance of thus coming to the Father. There is something solemn and impressive about it. "To confirm the promises made unto the fathers, that the Gentiles might glorify God for His mercies." It is the truth the Bible teaches us about Jesus, which makes us Christians in the beginning. IN THE HIGHEST SENSE of that word. "I see you are trying, my little girl," he said kindly, "and that is all I expect." And what we are taught about God or heaven are truths in religion. His Spirit flows into us, and all that is good is quickened and strengthened in us, so that an affinity is established between us and Him, just as an affinity had been previously established between Him and us. For what sort of people. (6) A joyful way. III. Christ was born: the Christian is born in Him, etc. He had said in Eden that He would punish the breach of His law, at the same time that He promised to spare the offender. THE SUPPORTER OF LIFE. On arriving there, the doctor said, "He may die any moment." If left to ourselves, we must perish. "My soul was dead towards God. Every undertaking of God to His people owes its strength to Christ, when it says that "all the promises of God in Him are yea, and in Him amen."(J. But everything falls short of the idea of coming into the presence of God. It is the exact relation between two things. A. (Isaiah 9:6). The Sacred Writings distinctly and solemnly declare that the work of Christ, as the Medium of access to the Father, stands exclusive and alone. The exercises in which the Spiritual life consists terminate in Him.2. In her sleep she dreamed that she fell over a dreadful precipice. I doubt whether any mind ever attains the highest order of intellect without an acquaintance with Jesus Christ. They proclaim the eternal justice condemning man. It showed me what a great sinner I was; but it showed me also what a great Saviour Jesus is. He is Himself the substance of all revealed truth.1. When Jesus makes our souls alive, then the one thing we have to do is to try to be like Jesus. Newton, D. D.It is a truth in arithmetic that two and two make four. NOTWITHSTANDING THE INDIFFERENCE THAT MEN GENERALLY MANIFEST IN RELATION TO IT. To everyone who looks at it, it seems to say: "Riches and rank cannot make you happy. If man is to come to God it must be as a "new creature" that he comes.II. It is —(1) To obtain an accurate acquaintance of His character and His will. LIFE ON CHRIST Some plants grow on that on which they lean. With a bursting heart, her father told her he could not go with her, till the Lord called him. Eternal life isn't just something that happens to us after this earthly life, up in some heavenly realm. The nature of the work which our Lord Jesus has accomplished. As the returning King and Judge (Acts 17:30, 31) ★ ★ ★ 3. (2) But we must contemplate the work of our Lord as that which also furnishes a positive atonement for sin.2. They exhibit the Divine law broken by man's transgression. ; or than this assurance, "Him that cometh unto Me, I will in no wise cast out;" or than this command, "Look unto Me, all ye ends of the earth, and be ye saved"?5. He is the road along which we must walk. Aldis. I. But when we read about Jesus and learn how holy, and good, and perfect He was, we must not be discouraged if we do not become like Him at once. Let us notice —1. (Isaiah 35:8; Habakkuk 2:2). "Do you not remember some months since praying over a woman who lay drunk on the floor?" 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