So true requiring daily dying to self asking God to utilize a bilge pump on me to not be offended as it so easily leads to bitterness if not immediately extinguished. Oh, God help me. In Jesus Name.
FAITH IN CHRIST A DELUSION IF IT ISSUES NOT IN LOVE FOR THOSE WHO ARE HIS
“After I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints” [Ephesians 1:15].
Faith and love are the best evidences of a genuine conversion, for they are the fruits brought forth by the two principal graces communicated to us at the new birth. Faith is known by what it effects and produces. It was not the Ephesians’ first believing in Christ that the apostle alluded to, for he had witnessed that for himself, but rather the working and constancy of their faith of which he had heard — the influence it had on their daily walk.
The faith of God’s elect is active in purifying the heart [Acts 15:9] by engaging it with holy objects. The faith of God’s elect…
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