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SimplytoThycrossIcling.”

Nowallthisiscomplete—itisfinished;itwasaDivineact,andmancanaddnothingtoit.But,notwithstandingallthisboundlessmercy,manremainsunchanged—asinnerstill,andanalienfromGod.ThoughbyatonementGodislegallyreconciledtohim,heremains,throughignoranceandhardnessofheart,unreconciledtoGod;asfarfromlife,therefore,asifnothinghadeverbeendoneforhissalvation.Andnowyouseeatoncetheofficeoftheministry.Theministerofreconciliationistobethebearertohisfellow-sinnersofthegreatreconciliationwroughtoutforusinChristJesus.HeisemployedbytheHolyGhostasahumaninstrumentforbringingthosewhoarestillunreconciledintothesacredprivilegeofreconciliationwithGod.SinnersreconciledtoGod,therefore,arethegreatresultoftheministry.Itisverydelightfultoseeafullchurchandattentivecongregation;veryencouragingtoseelargeschoolswelltaughtandwellfilled—averygreatcauseofthankfulnesstoseekindnessp.55andgoodfeelingprevailinginaparish.Butallthesethingsfallshortofthegreatresult.TherealresultisthereconciliationofprecioussoulstotheLordJesusChristbythebloodofatonementshedfortheirsinsonthecross.TherealresultisconversiontoGod,anewbirthbythepoweroftheHolyGhost;andifthatbewanting,thoughallbesideseemprosperous,theministerofreconciliationshouldbebroughtonhiskneeswithgreatsearchingofheart,andneverresttillhecanlookonprecioussoulsreconciledtoGod,towhomhemaysay,asSt.PauldidtotheCorinthians,“Suchweresomeofyou:butyearewashed,butyearesanctified,butyearejustifiedinthenameoftheLordJesus,andbytheSpiritofourGod.”

Heb.x.12.

Theonepointbroughtoutintheseeighteenversesis,thatinthecaseoftheJewishsacrificestherewasunceasingrepetition;andinthecaseofourblessedLord,Hisoneofferingwasonceandforever.

1.Theremustbethesacrificeofoursins.Now,suchadoctrineseemstomesoutterlycontrarytoallthatwearetaughtintheScripturesrespectingtheperfectionandconsequentonenessoftheoneofferingofourBlessedLordupontheCross,thatIamutterlyunabletocomprehendhowanypersonwhotakestheScripturesastheirauthoritycan,byanyprocessofmind,bebroughttobelieveit.AsIhavealreadysaid,thesechaptersseemtohavebeenwrittenwithapropheticreferencetoit;andIdonothesitatetoexpressmyfirmandfixedconviction,thatifwemeantoabidebyGod’swordasourguide,wemustprotestagainstthewholemovement.Normustweallowourselvestobeledawaybythereligiousfeelingsofpiousandearnestmen;orpermittheholyreverencewithwhich,asbelievingcommunicants,p.30weregardtheholycommunionofthebodyandbloodofChrist,toinduceustothinklightlyofadeadlyerror,eventhoughmenmakeuseofitinorder,apparently,toexaltthepeculiarsanctityofthesacrament.WemuststandfirmtothegreatprincipleofScripture;theprincipleforwhichourmartyredReformersdidnothesitatetoshedtheirlife-blood,thatthebreadisbread,andthewinewine,afterconsecration,justastheywerebeforeit;thatneithertheonenortheotherischangedintotheLordJesusChrist;thattheLordJesusChristisnotsacrificedinthesacrament;andthattherenevercanbe,solongastheworldlasts,anyfurthersacrificeforsin.WhentheLordJesusChristdiedonthecross,tousethelanguageofourChurch,He“madethere(byHisoneoblationofHimselfonceoffered)afull,perfect,andsufficientsacrifice,oblation,andsatisfaction,forthesinsofthewholeworld:”and,unlesswearepreparedtodenythesufficiencyoftheonecompleteatonement,wemustsetourfacewithaholydeterminationagainstallideasofrepetition,orperpetuation,ofanypropitiatorysacrificeforsin.

II.Thisthenbeing,Itrust,clear,ournextsubjectwillbetheobjectoftheministry;andthisistaughtveryclearlyinthewords,— “Thep.52ministryofreconciliation.”ThereconciliationofthesinnertoGodisthegreatresult,toattainwhichGodfoundedtheministry.Thequestionhasbeenraisedwhether,bythereconciliationherementioned,ismeantthereconciliationofGodtothesinner,orthereconciliationofthesinnertoGod.Surelybothareincluded.Inourguiltyandruinedconditionthereisadoubleenmity.Man,throughhiscorruption,isatenmitywithGod;andGod,throughHisrighteousness,isatenmitywithrebelliousman.Andasthereisadoubleenmitythroughsin,so,likewise,isthereadoublereconciliationthroughChrist.God,Hislawbeingsatisfied,isreconciledtothesinner;andthesinner,hisheartbeingchanged,isreconcileduntoGod.

WhenIdrewyourattentiontothistextonSundaylast,Ipointedoutthetwogreatsubjectscontainedinit,viz.theworkofatonementcompletedbyourblessedLordonearth,andHispresentsessionattherighthandofGod.ThelatterofthesewestudiedonSundaylast,buttheformerisofsuchvastimportancetoeveryoneofusthatitwouldbewrongtoleavethepassagewithoutdevotingthismorningtothecarefulexaminationofit.

Such,then,isthecontrast,andsuchthereasonforit.What,then,arewetothinkoftheteachingoftheChurchofRomewhenitsays,— “InthisdivinesacrificewhichisperformedintheMass,thatsameChristiscontained,andsacrificedwithoutblood,whoonce,withblood,offeredHimselfuponthealtaroftheCross?”[27]Andagain:— “Ifanymanshallsaythatthesacrificeisnotpropitiatory,andprofitsthereceiveronly,andoughtnottobeofferedforthelivingandthedead,forsins,punishments,satisfaction,andothernecessities,lethimbeanathema?”Now,whatdothesepassagesteach?

Here,then,isourdelightfulassurance.Welookbacktotheworkofthecross,andthereseethewholeburdenofalloursinbornebyHim,andsoputawayforever.Weasknofurthersacrifice,forweknowthatHemadethereuponthecross“afull,perfect,andsufficientsacrifice,oblation,andsatisfaction,forthesinsofthewholeworld;”andwenowlooktoourBlessedSaviourasreigningandsaving.BecauseHereignsweknowthatallisrightlyordered,andbecauseHesaveswebelievethatweourselvesshallbesafeforeternity.Weseemanythingsintheworldthatarealtogetheropposedtowhatwethinkbest;butweknowthatGodhasputallthingsunderHisfeet,andgivenHimtobetheHeadoverallthingstoHisChurch;and,therefore,thatallisinHishand,andallwillworktogetherforgood.Wefinddeepsininourselves,andweknowhowhardathingitisreallytowalkwithGod.Wefinddefectinourprayers,defectinourfaith,defectinourservice,defectinourbestefforts,p.9defecteverywhere;butwelookuptoyonderthrone,andtherewefindalovingSaviour;onewhoknowsourdeepneed,—onewhohasdiedforus,—onewholovesus,—onewhocanfeelwithus,andwhovouchsafestoactasourPriestandAdvocate,sothatinthemidstofallourshortcomingsanddeficiencieswemay,inHisName,andthroughHismostpreciousblood,“comeboldlytotheThroneofGrace,thatwemayobtainmercy,andfindgracetohelpintimeofneed.”

3.Oncemore:thesacrificeinvolvesthefreegiftofmoney.Moneywithmostmenliesveryneartheheart.Opentheheart,andyouopenthepurse.Lettheheartbecomedull,lifeless,cold,andunfeeling,andthepursesooncloses.ThusthesacrificeofSelfisalmostsuretoleadtotheofferingofmoney.Coldheartsgivelittle;butwhentheheartisfulltheofferingsflowfreely.ThemenofMacedoniawerepoorpeople,butnosoonerhadtheygiventheirownselvestotheLordthan“theabundanceoftheirjoy,andtheirdeeppoverty,aboundeduntotherichesoftheirliberality.”Nowtheseofferingsp.39aredescribedintheScripturesasasacrificetoGod.St.Paulalludestothem,inPhilip,iv.18.Itisnotperfectlyclearwhetherhealludestoacontributiontowardshisownmaintenance,ortothecollectioninwhichhetooksodeepaninterestforthepoorsaintsinJerusalem;but,eitherway,hedescribestheofferingsasanodourofasweetsmell,a“sacrificeacceptable,wellpleasingtoGod.”ThisgivesadelightfulviewofcontributionsinarightspiritfortheserviceoftheLord.ItshowsthatthefreeandgenerousgivertherebyoffersasacrificewellpleasingtoGod.Itrebukesatthesametimetheniggardlyandparsimoniousspirit,thespiritthatgivesreluctantly,andcomplainsofmanycalls.YetIverilybelievethattogivefreelycanscarcelybecalledasacrifice,fornomoneygivessomuchpleasureasthatfreelyofferedtotheLord’sservice;andnopeopleenjoypropertysomuchastheydowhoarefreeandopen-heartedgivers.Ihavenottheslightesthesitation,therefore,inappealingtoyouforfreeandgenerousofferings,forIcansayasSt.Paulsaid(Philip,iv.17),“Idesirefruitthatmayaboundtoyouraccount;”andIamthoroughlypersuaded,thatnopersonwhoisinducedtogivefreelywilleverrepentofp.40“asacrificeacceptableandwellpleasingtoGod.”

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  • 雨花郡主kzxEt

    Hisplace,then,isheavenitself;andHisseatattherighthandofthethroneoftheFather.InHisrealhumanbodyHehaseverbeenlikeourselves,inoneplaceatonetime.WhenHewasherehepassedfromplacetoplace;fromGalileetoJerusalem,andfromJerusalemtoGalilee.SowhenLazarusdiedHewasabsentfromBethany,andafterhisdeathHewentthere.JustsoinHisascensionHepassedintotheheavens,and,beingthere,HeisasmuchabsentfromusinthebodyasHewasabsentfromMarthaandMaryintheirdeepanxietyabouttheirbrother.Whenpresenthere,inHishumanperson,Hewasabsentthere.Beingpresentthere,Heisnowabsenthere.[6]

     Butnow,believingthatthereisnochangewhateverinthebreadandwine—thatthebreadremainsbread,andthewinewine,whatshallwesayofthepracticeofadoringthebreadasGodHimself?Whatcanwesayofit?Whatisourdutytosayofit?Idoubtnotthatsomemaythinkmeveryuncharitableandbigoted,butthesearedaysinwhichthetruthmustbespoken,andthattruthIfirmlybelievetobethatsuchworshipisidolatry.Idonotdoubtthatmanyaresincereandconscientiousinadoptingit.Butthatdoesnottouchthequestion.Sinceritydoesnotprovetruth.AretherenonesincerewhentheysacrificetheirlivesunderthecarofJuggernaut?WasnotSaulofTarsussincerewhenhepersecutedtheLordJesusinthepersonsofHispeople?IfullyadmitlikewisethattheworshipmayinsomebebasedonadeepsenseofloveandreverenceforourblessedLord.But,again,thatdoesnottouchthequestion.Ifitisbread,itisidolatrytoworshipitasGod.Ifitbestillalifelesswafer,itisidolatrytoadoreitasalivingSaviour.GodforbidthatIshouldspeakharshlyofmanywhohavesetusanexampleofself-denial;andp.16itisinnoharshspiritthatIspeakasIdo.Weshouldratherfeelthemosttendercompassionforconscientiouspersons,whohavebeenthusmisled.Butwhateverwemaythinkofmotives,itisimpossibletoalterthefacts,andIseenothowwecanavoidtheconclusionthatsuchworshipisanawfulsininthesightofGod.ItisalmostimpossibletoturnasidethesternreproofofGodbytheministryofHisprophets,Isa.xliv.16,17:“Heburnethpartthereofinthefire;withpartthereofheeatethflesh;heroastethroast,andissatisfied:yea,hewarmethhimself,andsaith,Aha,Iamwarm,Ihaveseenthefire:Andtheresiduethereofhemakethagod,evenhisgravenimage:hefallethdownuntoit,andworshippethit,andprayethuntoit,andsaith,Deliverme;forthouartmygod.”

  • 雪灵芝YtZhY

  • 如萱紫儿ZAjUE

    Theonepointbroughtoutintheseeighteenversesis,thatinthecaseoftheJewishsacrificestherewasunceasingrepetition;andinthecaseofourblessedLord,Hisoneofferingwasonceandforever.

  • 但法国dHAWp

     Then,again,withtheplacetherehasbeenacompletechangeinHisemployment.HewasheretofoundHiskingdomandtomakeatonement.Heistheretocarryouttheresultsofthatatonementandtoreign.Hisofficewasrepresentedbythehighpriestofold,whofirstintheoutercourtofferedthesacrifice,andp.7afterwardswentinbeforethemercy-seattosprinkletheblood.SoChristJesushereonearthofferedHimselfasthesacrifice,andnowHeisgoneintotheholyofholiestheretopresentthebloodbeforethemercy-seatofGod.ThusHeisdescribedbySt.Peter(Acts,v.31)asbeingexaltedtobea“PrinceandaSaviour;”aPrince,becauseHeisexaltedasKingofkingsandLordoflords;aSaviour,becauseasalivingfriend,Heissavingthosewhom,whenonearth,HeredeemedbyHisblood.Everypassage,therefore,whichdescribesHiminHispresentcondition,representsHimasinthepossessionoflivingpower.SometimesHeissaidtobereigning,as(1Cor.xv.25),“HemustreigntillHehathputallenemiesunderHisfeet.”SometimesweseeHimasthePriest(Heb.iv.14),“SeeingthenthatwehaveagreatHighPriest,thatispassedintotheheavens,JesustheSonofGod.”SometimesHeistheAdvocate(1John,ii.1,2),“IfanymansinwehaveanAdvocatewiththeFather,JesusChristtherighteous;”andsometimesHeisthelovingFriend,watchingthestrugglesofHisfaithfuldisciples,andwaitingtowelcomeHisdyingservantinthesolemnmomentsofhisroughandstormymartyrdom.p.8“Behold,”saidStephen,“Iseetheheavensopened,andtheSonofManstandingattherighthandofGod;”andso,havingseenit,hefollowedupthevisionbythedyingprayer,“LordJesus,receivemyspirit.”(Acts,vii.56.)

  • 大笨蛋PGYaS

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  • 扒皮成G3NOo

    Inthispresentworldweareinamixedcondition,andhowevertrulywemaybewalkingwithGod,thereistheoldmanandtheoldnatureleft.ItisjustthesamewithusasitwasofoldwithCanaan.Israelhadtakenpossession,buttheCanaaniteswerestillintheland.So,evenwhentheLordJesushastakenpossessionoftheheart,therearesinsstillabidingthere—tempers,lusts,covetousness,selfishness,pride,andathousandothers—someprevailinginonecharacterandsomeinanother.NowofallthesetheChristianmanmustbepreparedtomakeasacrifice—histemper,hispride,hisambition,hiscovetousness,hisself-love;hemustbepreparedtobringalltothealtar,withoutmercyandwithoutreserve.Thus,inCol.iii.5,St.PauladdressesthosewhoarerisenwithChrist,andsays,“Mortifytherefore,”orputtodeath,orsacrifice,“yourmemberswhichareoftheflesh:fornication,uncleanness,inordinateaffection,evilconcupiscence,andcovetousness,whichisidolatry.”Thereisnooccasiontobeshutupwithinthewallsofanunneryforthis;norwillthewallsofanunneryp.37intheleasthelpustoit,fortheyarejustaseffectualinshuttingsininasinshuttingitout.Hereisworkforhomelife,andforallclassesinhomelife—forhusbandsandwives,parentsandchildren,mastersandservants:weallhaveourgreattemptations,soweallhavetothrowourselvesheartandsoulintothegreatstruggle,andwithanunsparinghanddealresolutelywithbesettingsin.

     

  • 草莓果mBZ14

    1.Thewordsthemselvesprovethattheyarefigurative.Turnto1Cor.xi.25,whereweread:“Thiscupisthenewtestamentinmyblood.”Isthereanyoneblindenoughtosupposethatthecupwaschangedintothenewtestament?Thewordsmustmeanthatthecupwasanemblemofthecovenant.WhenourLordsaid,“Iamthevine,” “Iamthedoor,” “Iamthebreadoflife,”HedidnotmeanthatHewaschangedintoavine,intoadoor,orintobread,butthatallthesethingswereemblemsofHiswork.SoHesaysofthecup,thatitisanemblemofthecovenant;andifwewouldbeconsistentinterpreters,wemustbelievealsoofthebreadthatitwasdeclaredtobeanemblemofthebody.

     I.Ontheauthorityoftheministrythistextisperfectlyclear;fortheApostletracesittonohumansourcewhenhesays,“AllthingsareofGod,whohathreconciledustoHimselfbyJesusChrist,andhathgiventoustheministryofreconciliation.”Theministry,therefore,isagiftfromGod,andnotaplanofhumancontrivance.Itisnotanarrangementadoptedp.49bythegreatChristiansocietyasameansforitsownimprovement,butitisaninstitutionbytheauthorityoftheFounderofthatsociety,GodHimself.BoththeofficeandthemenaregiftsfromGod.Inthispassagehespeaksoftheoffice,andsays,“Godhathgivenustheministryofreconciliation;”andinv.19,“hathcommittedtousthewordofreconciliation.”Themen,therefore,receivedtheirofficefromtheirGod.JustsohesaidtoArchippus(Col.iv.17),“TakeheedtotheministrywhichthouhastreceivedintheLord,thatthoufulfilit.”ButperhapsthemoststrikingpassageonthissubjectisSt.Paul’saddresstotheeldersoftheChurchofEphesus,inActs,xx.28;forhethereteachesnotmerelythattheministryingeneralwasgiventotheseelders,butthattheyhadbeenmadebytheHolyGhostoverseersofthatparticularpeopleamongstwhomtheywerecalledtolabour.“Takeheed,therefore,untoyourselves,andtoalltheflock,overwhichtheHolyGhosthathmadeyouoverseers,tofeedtheChurchofGodwhichHehathpurchasedwithHisownblood.”Now,bearinmindthatthesepersonswerenotapostles,norpersonsholdinganyextraordinaryoffice,assomedidinthoseearlydays,butordinaryp.50clergymen;some,probably,ordainedbySt.Paulhimself,andsomebyTimothy,appointedtolabourtogetheramongsttherapidlyincreasingchurchinthelargeheathentown;andmarkwellthefact,thattheApostledoesnotsay,“TowhichIappointedyou,”or“towhichTimothyappointedyou,”butheregardstheappointmentasfromGodHimself,andsays,“WhereoftheHolyGhosthathmadeyouoverseers.”

  • 绿卡纸VzSom

     3.Oncemore:thesacrificeinvolvesthefreegiftofmoney.Moneywithmostmenliesveryneartheheart.Opentheheart,andyouopenthepurse.Lettheheartbecomedull,lifeless,cold,andunfeeling,andthepursesooncloses.ThusthesacrificeofSelfisalmostsuretoleadtotheofferingofmoney.Coldheartsgivelittle;butwhentheheartisfulltheofferingsflowfreely.ThemenofMacedoniawerepoorpeople,butnosoonerhadtheygiventheirownselvestotheLordthan“theabundanceoftheirjoy,andtheirdeeppoverty,aboundeduntotherichesoftheirliberality.”Nowtheseofferingsp.39aredescribedintheScripturesasasacrificetoGod.St.Paulalludestothem,inPhilip,iv.18.Itisnotperfectlyclearwhetherhealludestoacontributiontowardshisownmaintenance,ortothecollectioninwhichhetooksodeepaninterestforthepoorsaintsinJerusalem;but,eitherway,hedescribestheofferingsasanodourofasweetsmell,a“sacrificeacceptable,wellpleasingtoGod.”ThisgivesadelightfulviewofcontributionsinarightspiritfortheserviceoftheLord.ItshowsthatthefreeandgenerousgivertherebyoffersasacrificewellpleasingtoGod.Itrebukesatthesametimetheniggardlyandparsimoniousspirit,thespiritthatgivesreluctantly,andcomplainsofmanycalls.YetIverilybelievethattogivefreelycanscarcelybecalledasacrifice,fornomoneygivessomuchpleasureasthatfreelyofferedtotheLord’sservice;andnopeopleenjoypropertysomuchastheydowhoarefreeandopen-heartedgivers.Ihavenottheslightesthesitation,therefore,inappealingtoyouforfreeandgenerousofferings,forIcansayasSt.Paulsaid(Philip,iv.17),“Idesirefruitthatmayaboundtoyouraccount;”andIamthoroughlypersuaded,thatnopersonwhoisinducedtogivefreelywilleverrepentofp.40“asacrificeacceptableandwellpleasingtoGod.”

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