glory of Christ displayed, in the abundant fruits of his death

a sermon preached on Thursday, 31st August, 1797
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Presbyterian Church -- Sermons -- 18th century., Sermons, English -- 18th cen
Statementby Robert Jaffray ...
ContributionsJaffray, Robert, 1747 or 8-1814 (association)
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The glory of Christ displayed, in the abundant fruits of his death: a sermon, preached on Thursday, 31st August, By Robert Jaffray, minister of the Gospel, Kilmarnock.

Hebrews - And He is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and upholds all things by the word of His power.

When He had made purification of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high. But he saw God’s glory in the person of Christ, not God’s glory as God sees and knows his own glory. Isaiah saw what was fitting for him as a sinner (see Isaiah ). As sinners, we should be thankful that we see God’s glory in the person of his Son, because that glory, when beheld by faith, saves us rather than consumes us.

Magnifying Christ in Death. But this becomes even more evident if we focus not on Paul’s life but on his death. So back to verses 20– Now let’s just read the death parts: My eager expectation is that Christ will be magnified in my body by death. For [because] to me to die is gain.

Notice the word “for” connecting verses God's glory is seen through his actions. "The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands." (Psalm ) Glory in the Exodus. The concept of glory is first developed in Exodus. God reveals his glory and enhances his reputation in his defeat of Pharaoh in Egypt (Exodus) and in other marvelous deeds.

(23) But every man in his own orderOr, literally, in his own troop. There is to be a sequence in the resurrection of the dead, and St. Paul explains this by the three groups: (1) Christ Himself, the firstfruits; (2) the faithful in Christ at His coming; (3) all the rest of.

The glory of God is most displayed in the gospel of Jesus Christ. And everything God ever did, does, or will do is motivationally rooted in the his own glory.

As Jonathan Edwards stated, “It appears that all that is ever spoken of in the Scripture as an ultimate in the abundant fruits of his death book of God’s works is included in that one phrase, ‘the glory. Song of Solomon As the apple-tree — Whose fruit is very pleasant and wholesome; among the trees of the wood — Which are barren.

I sat down under his shadow — I confidently reposed myself under his protection. His fruit was sweet to my taste — The benefits which I received by him, namely, remission of sins, faith, grace, and assurance of glory. Trusting God declares His glory.

Produce fruit. Jesus says: “My Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit” (John ). Living a life that adorns God’s attributes puts His glory on display.

When His communicable attributes are reflected in our lives, it not only produces fruit, but it glorifies God. Give thanks. And this is no other than bringing forth much fruit to the glory of the Father. It is no other than knowing God and have fellowship with the Vine, Christ, and by Him bringing forth fruit to the glory of the Father.

And this has not changed. It is the same now as it was years ago. American King James Version ×), sacrificed His heavenly power and glory to become a human being and subject Himself to painful humiliation, suffering and death for the sake of mankind (Philippians Philippians [5] Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: [6] Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to.

Elsewhere, we are promised that "my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus" (Philippians ). If we focus on our relationship with God, He will meet all our needs.

If that includes earthly treasure, we should praise God. If it doesn't, we should praise God. Abundant. The word in classical Greek describes those in a contractual relationship. 1 One must not simply believe that Christ is Lord, but a person must accept Christ as Lord of his or her life.

Christ declared in Luke 14 that if anybody determined to come after him, he must hate mother and father, wife and children, brother and sister, and even one’s.

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Christ is the propitiation for our sin, and this passage helps to explain the necessity for Christ to die on the cross.

so that He may rise-up to life immortal and bring many sons to glory. Jesus was the single Seed, Whose death brought forth abundant fruit. Open your Bible to Romans chapter 3 – Romans chapter 3, and I want to read you verses 21 to I’m going to read verses 21 to 31, just catch what you can as we go through this very important passage.

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19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. 20 Now unto God and our Father be glory for ever and ever.

Amen. 21 Salute every saint in Christ Jesus. The brethren which are with me greet you. 22 All the saints salute you, chiefly they that are of. But overcoming death still involves death. This is His glory. Not only the resurrection and the fruit but the sacrifice itself.

The Greeks would have their opportunity to see Jesus for who He really was in just a few days. The Analogy (verse 24) This analogy, or illustration, helps to explain the fruit of death. His super-abundant grace reigns in us through Christ’s righteousness unto eternal life. A godly pastor who was about to die said, “I’m gathering together all my prayers, all my sermons, all my good deeds, all my evil deeds; and I’m going to throw them all overboard and drift to glory on the plank of Free Grace”.

Nothing in His creation, not even an event as small as the death of a sparrow, happens apart from His sovereign will. The things that happen to us happen as part of God’s will for our lives, and the Bible teaches us that through all of these things God is working for our good and for our eternal glory together with His Son.

"On the glory of Christ", to the press, to whom the Dr. responded, "I am glad to hear that that performance is put to press;" then lifting up his hands, and raising his eyes as in a rapture, he exclaimed, "But O brother, the long looked for day is come at last, in which I shall see that glory in another manner than I have ever done yet, or was.

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Schoolmaster to Christ GENESIS CHAPTERS Scripture Reading: Genesis (KJV) We have, now, arrived at a deeply-important and strongly-marked division of our book.

Enoch has passed from the scene; his walk as a stranger on earth terminated in his translation to heaven. "Now if we are children, then we are heirs -- heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory." (Romans ) (Romans ) As we will discuss shortly, even one of the thieves crucified beside him anticipated the time Jesus would reign in glory (Luke ).

It is to be noted that John’s comment, inthat Isaiah “saw his {i.e. Christ’s} glory,” and the continual references throughout his Gospel to “lifting up” and “glory” allude to the “Suffering Servant” of the book of the prophet Isaiah. Thus says the LORD, "Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might, let not a rich man boast of his riches; but let him who boasts boast of this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the LORD who exercises lovingkindness, justice and righteousness on earth; for I delight in these things," declares the LORD.

God’s children are born, sealed, live, led, walk in, and bear the fruit of His Spirit, and grow in grace and knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ as He prepares us to share His glory. Every phase and every stage of this life, with every episode and event, is part of this preparation, all for His glory and our joy (Romans ).

Abiding in Christ and sharing in His suffering produces much good fruit - and is the means to lift us high above the storms of life. The man or woman whose life is a service of suffering is the one that has been prepared to die to self and live to Christ - presenting their body as a.

The Glory of Christ as God-Man: Displayed, in Three Discourses Paperback – October 8, by Isaac Watts (Author) › Visit Amazon's Isaac Watts Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: Isaac Watts. By David Wilkerson undated _____ "That I might know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings; being made conformable to his death" (Philippians ).

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We believe that God is the loving Father of all kids. It is HIS divine will that young people come to faith in Jesus Christ and find salvation through the Gospel and the work of the Holy Spirit to bring them to faith.

This leads us to what God's Book of Life is. First, understand that the phrase book of life cannot simply refer to the Bible. Revelation shows that these two books are separate: "If anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part from the Book of Life.".

As you well know, I week in and week out share with you the fruit of the effort of my own study. On a special occasion like this when we’re a little out of the ordinary flow of things, I exercise a l.‘Then I was by him, as one brought up with him: and was daily His delight, rejoicing always before him.‘ – Prov.

THESE words are a part of that excellent commendation of Wisdom, by which in this book Solomon intends two things: first, grace or holiness; ‘Wisdom is the principal thing,’ Prov.

; secondly, Jesus Christ the fountain of that grace: and, as the former is renowned. Just as Christ is the subject, so he is the object of the gospel: his glory is promoted by the gospel.

It is the gospel of his glory among the sons of men in all ages, and it will be so throughout eternity. The gospel and the sinners saved by it will glorify the Son of God for ever. 7. To Paul the gospel was always a glorious gospel.