1. The initial cut, …G. It was the …Ellen Gould White—Steps to Christ, The Faithful Steward"GOD IS LOVE." The saints were from the beginning joined to Christ by bands of everlasting love. BANDS OF LOVE; OR, UNION TO CHRIST. 6As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him: 7Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving. It is not a subjective state so much as a life in the heart. 9), they also teach with equal clearness that Jesus Christ was not equal to the Father in …R. When this becomes real, "Ye are dead"; your own condition, states and resources are no longer counted upon any more than a dead man's, but "your life is hid with Christ in God." Colossians 2:6, KJV: "As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him:" Colossians 2:6, NASB: "Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him," Colossians 2:6, NLT: "And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him." Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ. The Disciple,--Master, some people say that the comfort and joy that believers experience are simply the outcome of their own thoughts and ideas. As for those who say that this spiritual joy is the result only of the thoughts of the heart, they are like a foolish man who was blind from his birth, …Sadhu Sundar Singh—At The Master's Feet, The Sinner's Need of ChristMan was originally endowed with noble powers and a well-balanced mind. St. Paul prays for the church of Thessalonica: "The God of peace sanctify you wholly, and may your whole spirit and soul …Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit, The Assyrian Revival and the Struggle for SyriaAssur-nazir-pal (885-860) and Shalmaneser III. This is why sanctification progresses from the hour of regeneration all through life, and can be completed only in and through death. (, The King James Version is in the public domain. Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving. They, however, have in common that they all suggest an initial act by which we are brought into connection with Christ, and a subsequent process flowing from and following on it. I'm going to continue to walk with the Lord and praise my God. 6). Here is the very core of spiritual life. It is much easier to keep the fire burning than to rekindle it after it has gone out. 8 Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ. KJV, Vest Pocket New Testament & Psalms, Leathersoft, Black, Red Letter Version: Holy Bible, King James Version. June 2. Save: $2.70 (30%) Buy Now. He was made captive by Satan, and would have remained so forever had not God specially interposed. Link panels (synchronize references) Go to table of contents Single column Stretch across both columns ii. 11. Is this true? Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead. It takes very much, "As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord so walk ye in Him" (Col. ii. 9 For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. They were made in his own image--framed to resemble him in their intellectual and moral capacities, and to imitate him in the spirit of their deportment. St. Paul prays for the church of Thessalonica: "The God of peace sanctify you wholly, and may your whole spirit and soul. The King James Version is in the public domain. (860-825)--The kingdom of Urartu and its conquering princes: Menuas and Argistis. 6). His thoughts were pure, his aims holy. we must go according to the word of God, when we walk in the word we walk in Christ Jesus. Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ. Here is the very core of spiritual life. This was his primary motive in creating moral beings. https://www.bible.com/bible/1/COL.2.6-19.KJV, Father Knows Best – 5 Prayers For Your Kids, All We Need: Devotions from Time of Grace, Making Change: Navigating Life’s Challenging Transitions, Recovering Hope: A 5-Day Devotional on the Intersection of Race, Mental Health, and Faith, Your Best Us: Marriage Is Easier Than You Think, Going Public: A 7-Day Study About Baptism And Why It Matters. of 4. June 2. As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus - Many persons lay a certain stress on the words as and so, and make various fine heads of discourses from them; viz. Receiving Christ, being rooted, BANDS OF LOVE; OR, UNION TO CHRIST. ii. Commentary. Continue to live in, obey and believe upon Christ as he was first preached to you. 1. Before He took on Him their nature, or brought them into a conscious. Salem Media Group. Here is the very core of spiritual life. February 5th, 2012 Sermon by Pastor Gary Dickman of Scenic Bay Baptist Church in Pensacola Florida. Christ for us is the ground of our salvation and the source of our justification; Christ in us of our sanctification. "As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord so walk ye in Him" (Col. ii.6). As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him: Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving. No stress should be laid on it, as is often done. 4And this I say, lest any man should beguile you with enticing words. Is this true? In this statement, Paul reminds the brethren there to remember from whence they came, to remember the truths they were taught and to continue to abide in those truths. All rights reserved. (860-825)--The kingdom of Urartu and its conquering princes: Menuas and Argistis. 10 And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power: 11 In whom also ye are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ: 12 Buried with him in baptism, wherein also ye are risen with him through the faith of the operation of God, who hath raised him from the dead. 6, 7 (R.V.). The saints were from the beginning joined to Christ by bands of everlasting love. Go to. From the fact that the Holy Spirit is a Divine Person, it does not follow that the Holy Spirit is in every sense equal to the Father. ii. His nature became so weakened through transgression that it was impossible for him, in his own strength, to resist the power of evil. Image Drawn by Faucher-Gudin, from a bas-relief at Koyunjik of the time of Sennacherib. Before He took on Him their nature, or brought them into a conscious …Charles Hadden Spurgeon—Till He Come, The Disciple, -- Master, Some People Say that the Comfort and Joy that Believers Experience...The Disciple,--Master, some people say that the comfort and joy that believers experience are simply the outcome of their own thoughts and ideas. He was perfect in his being, and in harmony with God. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. 9), they also teach with equal clearness that Jesus Christ was not equal to the Father in, "The putting off of the body of the sins of the flesh."--Col.