A Little Time With The 1689: Day 147

Day 147 Of Christ the Mediator. Chapter 8, Paragraph 4. “…which that he might discharge he was made under the Law,…“ Scripture Lookup Galatians 4:4 Matthew 3:15 Reflection “He’s above the law.” That phrase “above the law” is common, and we pretty much know what it means: that someone thinks the rules don’t apply to…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 146

Day 146 Of Christ the Mediator. Chapter 8, Paragraph 4. “This office the Lord Jesus did most willingly undertake,…“ Scripture Lookup Psalm 40:7,8; Hebrews 10:5-10; John 10:18 Reflection Jesus chose to be our mediator. Not out of compulsion, not out of fear, not begrudgingly, but freely and willingly. We know this because Scripture tells us…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 145

Day 145 Of Christ the Mediator. Chapter 8, Paragraph 3. “…who also put all power and judgement in his hand, and gave him Commandment to execute the same.“ Scripture Lookup John 5:22,27 Matthew 28:18 Acts 2:36 Reflection Who are you to judge? Throughout this paragraph, we have seen what kind of man Jesus was in…

Why Church Membership

As mentioned in the previous blog, God visits and dwells with His people in a special way within your local church. However, our anti-institutional age has convinced us that we can piece together all of what we need from the local church through the 21st century technological advances. Consider the number of ways in which…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 144

Day 144 Of Christ the Mediator. Chapter 8, Paragraph 3. “…which office he took not upon himself, but was thereunto called by his Father;…“ Scripture Lookup Hebrews 5:5 Reflection You’ve probably heard it before. The harsh, stern, vindictive Father, demanding in His laws, unyielding in His punishment. The meek, gentle, loving Son, who fulfills the…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 143

Day 143 Of Christ the Mediator. Chapter 8, Paragraph 3. “…he might be thoroughly furnished to execute the office of Mediator, and Surety;…“ Scripture Lookup Hebrews 7:22 Reflection Stand in awe at the wisdom of Christ. Reflect on His holiness. Explore how Jesus is full of truth. But if you stop there, then you miss…

A Little Time With The 1689: Day 142

Day 142 Of Christ the Mediator. Chapter 8, Paragraph 3. “…and full of Grace, and Truth,…“ Scripture Lookup John 1:14 Reflection Jesus is full of grace. He does not cast anyone away, but freely welcomes them to Himself. How many times does He invite sinners to come to Him? To follow Him? As corrupt humans…