2co 01v30 31 Christ Our Glory
CHRIST OUR GLORY
II Corinthians -31
Brethren, the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, his person and work, is the salt and savor of every true gospel ministry. We cannot make too much of Christ.
is a great pity that in so many places of worship there is a great lack of the
soul satisfying doctrine of Christ. It is always safe to preach Christ, and all
the truth about him. We may freely preach Christ to men without limitation. You
may be sure that the more he is honored, exalted, and extolled the better. Paul
felt that there was no surer way to correct the divisions at
He shows us that OUR SPIRITUAL LIFE IS ALTOGETHER OF GRACE. "Of him are ye in Christ Jesus."
We are in Christ by the decree of God in eternal election. And we are in Christ by the power of God in regeneration. This is Christianity - We are in Christ. To have Christ is to have life eternal. To be without Christ is to be lost, under the sentence of death.
Then Paul tells us that JESUS CHRIST IS THE
COMPLETE AND PERFECT SALVATION OF ALL BELIEVERS. He is our wisdom. Those
who have Christ have the very wisdom of God. In ourselves we are ignorant. But
Christ our Prophet makes us wise. Christ is our righteousness. In Christ we are
actually made righteous. God not only pardons our sins, he has made us
righteous, imputing to us the righteousness of his Son. Christ is our
sanctification. It is Jesus Christ who sanctifies us, not the law. We are
sanctified by faith, trusting the merits of Christ. And Christ is our
redemption. We were redeemed by his blood at