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Based on Malachi 3:16-18 I believe the Lord will harken to us as we consider his word together.

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All things in Christ #105   T. Austin Sparks

Started Apr-26 by PAULFROMNYS; 27 views.
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Apr-26

   

The Sole Ground of God's Dealings with Man

We begin, then, by seeing that the Father has set forth the Son as His ground of dealing with men, and He will deal with no man on any other ground: "...him the Father, even God, hath sealed" (John 6:27). Jesus of Nazareth was anointed by God. Now that is God's ground: "This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased" (Matt. 3:17); "This is my beloved Son... hear ye him" (Matt. 17:5). He has set forth the Son, and if you want to have anything to do with God at all, if you want Him to have anything at all to do with you, you have to come on to the ground of the Son, the ground of the Heavenly Man. God meets us in Him. God takes up His work with us there on that ground. God carries on His work with us on that ground alone. For all God's interest and activity with us, Christ is the first and the last. He is set forth, sealed, anointed, and there only shall we find an opened heaven.

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   Referring again to Jacob and his dream, we read: "And he lighted upon a certain place, and tarried there all night... And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven; and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it. And, behold, the Lord stood above it, and said..." (Gen. 28:11-13). The Lord took that up, as you remember, with Nathanael, and said: "...ye shall see the heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man" (John 1:51). The Lord communes with man by way of that ladder, which is the Son of Man, and by way of His Son alone; He speaks to us at the end of these times "in His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things." I think it hardly needs stressing that this is where we begin, and this is what the Father has done. He has made the Heavenly Man, His Son, the sole ground upon which to meet

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   1 Corinthians 3:11-15   For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ. Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble; Every man's work shall be made manifest: for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is. If any man's work abide which he hath built thereupon, he shall receive a reward. If any man's work shall be burned, he shall suffer loss: but he himself shall be saved; yet so as by fire.

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