A Little Time With The 1689: Day 168

Day 168 Of Christ the Mediator. Chapter 8, Paragraph 10. “This number and order of Offices is necessary; for in respect of our ignorance, we stand in need of his prophetical Office;…” Scripture Lookup John 1:18 Reflection You need Jesus as your Prophet. You need Jesus as your Priest, and you need Him as your…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 166

Day 166 Of Christ the Mediator. Chapter 8, Paragraph 8. “…in such manner, and ways as are most consonant to his wonderful, and unsearchable dispensation; and all of free, and absolute Grace, without any condition foreseen in them, to procure it.” Scripture Lookup John 3:8 Ephesians 1:8 Reflection You’re not special. Unique, yes. Made in…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 165

Day 165 Of Christ the Mediator. Chapter 8, Paragraph 8. “… and overcoming all their enemies by his Almighty power, and wisdom;…” Scripture Lookup Psalm 110:1 1 Corinthians 15:25,26 Reflection Christ has defeated death. He reigns supreme at His Father’s right hand. No one and no thing can harm Him in any way. This is…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 164

Day 164 Of Christ the Mediator. Chapter 8, Paragraph 8. “… governing their hearts by his word and spirit,…” Scripture Lookup Romans 8:9,14 Reflection Because of redemption, the elect are free from the slave master of sin. Our guilt has been forgiven; the punishment due us is borne by Jesus Himself. We are now free…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 163

  Day 163 Of Christ the Mediator. Chapter 8, Paragraph 8. “…uniting them to himself by his Spirit, revealing unto them, in and by the word, the mystery of salvation; persuading them to believe, and obey;…” Scripture Lookup John 17:6 Ephesians 1:9 1 John 5:20 Reflection Christ’s redemption of His people is breathtaking. To live,…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 162

Day 162 Of Christ the Mediator. Chapter 8, Paragraph 8. “To all those for whom Christ hath obtained eternal redemption, he doth certainly and effectually apply, and communicate the same; making intercession for them,…” Scripture Lookup John 6:37; 10:15,16; 17:9 Romans. 5:10 Reflection Christ has accomplished redemption from sin. Such a statement deserves a hearty…