Glorifying God has respect to all the persons in the Trinity; it respects God the Father who gave us life; God the Son, who lost his life for us; and God the Holy Ghost, who produces a new life in us; we must bring glory to the whole Trinity.
Watson, Thomas. The Essential Works Of Thomas Watson (Kindle Locations 242-244). GLH Publishing. Kindle Edition.
Freedom is a word ever on the lips of Americans. Yet it is a word that precious few, even those who claim the name of Christian, know truly. Because freedom is not opened by the working of our will. The door to freedom is Christ and Christ alone, and the key is death to self and living unto God. And few there are that find it.
There is an inward peace and quietude of soul which the saints and people of God ordinarily are endued with.
Bridge, William. A Lifting Up For The Downcast (Vintage Puritan) (Kindle Locations 46-47). GLH Publishing. Kindle Edition.
And the LORD called unto Moses, and spake unto him out of the tabernacle of the congregation, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, If any man of you bring an offering unto the LORD, ye shall bring your offering of the cattle, even of the herd, and of the flock. If his offering be a burnt sacrifice of the herd, let him offer a male without blemish: he shall offer it of his own voluntary will at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation before the LORD. And he shall put his hand upon the head of the burnt offering; and it shall be accepted for him to make atonement for him.
(Lev 1:1-4 KJV)
Do you understand the requirement of worship and its impossibility for us?
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Finally then, brothers, we beg and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, that you abound more and more. 1st Thessalonians 4:1
It is an indispensable duty incumbent on Christians, to be fearers of God. “Fear God!” (Eccles. 5:7). “That you may fear the glorious and awesome name of the Lord your God!” (Deut. 28:58). This fear of God is the very foundation of a saint. One can no more act as a Christian without the fear of God–than he can act as a man without reason.
Freedom: a word much bandied about. It is a word so varied in meaning today as to be meaningless: freedom…from want; freedom…from constraint; freedom…of religion; freedom…from religion etc., etc.Read More »