Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)

Stained glass at St John the Baptist’s Anglican Church http://www.stjohnsashfield.org.au, Ashfield, New South Wales. Illustrates Jesus’ description of himself “I am the Good Shepherd” (from the Gospel of John, chapter 10, verse 11). This version of the image shows the detail of his face. The memorial window is also captioned: “To the Glory of GodContinue reading “Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)”

Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)

English: the first of the Epistles to the Colossians (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In Colossians 3:12 the Lord tells us about the Christian graces he has implanted into our new lives.  We are lavished with riches in the Spirit to minister to others with grace, kindness, humility, meekness, long-suffering, forbearance, and forgiveness. Jesus let your peaceContinue reading “Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)”

Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)

Colossians 3:12 Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;13 Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye,14 And above all these things put on charity, whichContinue reading “Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)”

Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)

English: Ascension of Christ (Photo credit: Wikipedia) “Ascension.  He ‘hath raised us up together, and made us sit together’ with Him in the heavenlies.  This is much more than resurrection.  It is ascension.  It is taking the place of accomplished victory and conceded right, and sitting down in an attitude of complete repose, from henceforthContinue reading “Chapter 3 – The Faithful Act Like They Know Christ (Continued)”