Daily Meditations

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: hear of me need not despair when they hear of my crucifixion ; the unclean spirits have no occasion to rejoice, nor the god of this world to exult. The vine is present where its branches are present. I formerly stretched out one hand and blessed one locality, one company ; but henceforth, seated on my Father's throne, I will hear the prayer of faith ascending from a thousand places, and by the hands of my disciples in all those places I will do mighty works. They ask and I do. The mightiest religions that the world has ever seen shall thus be overthrown. Pilate, the petty servant of the Emperor of Rome, may give me to an ignominious death; but my pierced hand shall only be clothed with the greater might, and shall bring the Pagan Emperor himself from his throne to my feet. My servants will ask it, and I wi


ll do it." January 11.?'There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus.'?Romans 8. 1. To them which are in CJirist Jesus. Think it not a strange expression. It is well chosen. Faith in Christ, union to Christ, and similar expressions, mean much more than can easily be comprehended. The expression, " them which are in Christ," is added, that we may not too soon think we understand the others. In Christ, as Noah was in the ark. Without, the besom of condemnation swept the universal face of things; but there was no condemnation to him who had fled for refuge to that sanctuary. In the ark with, Noah was all that had life, and all that could nourish life. Abundance of blessing within, desolation without. How terrible a venture would it have been to go forth ofthat ark. There is now no deluge to them that are in the ark; no condemnation to them that are in Christ Jesus. Estimate then these words :?In Christ.?No condemnation. Think not that " no con...

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