And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof...Revelation 5:5 (KJV)

Total Pageviews

Translate

Sunday, October 14, 2012

I count all things but loss


"I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord."
—Philippians 3:8.

SPIRITUAL knowledge of Christ will be a personal knowledge. I cannot know Jesus through another person's acquaintance with Him.
No, I must know Him myself; I must know Him on my own account. It will be an intelligent knowledge—I must know Him, not as the visionary dreams of Him, but as the Word reveals Him.

 I must know His natures, divine and human. I must know His offices—His attributes—His works—His shame—His glory. I must meditate upon Him until I "comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height; and know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge."

It will be an affectionate knowledge of Him; indeed, if I know Him at all, I must love Him. An ounce of heart knowledge is worth a ton of head learning. Our knowledge of Him will be a satisfying knowledge. When I know my Saviour, my mind will be full to the brim—I shall feel that I have that which my spirit panted after.

"This is that bread whereof if a man eat he shall never hunger." At the same time it will be an exciting knowledge; the more I know of my Beloved, the more I shall want to know.

The higher I climb the loftier will be the summits which invite my eager footsteps.
I shall want the more as I get the more.
Like the miser's treasure, my gold will make me covet more.

To conclude; this knowledge of Christ Jesus will be a most happy one; in fact, so elevating, that sometimes it will completely bear me up above all trials, and doubts, and sorrows; and it will, while I enjoy it, make me something more than "Man that is born of woman, who is of few days, and full of trouble"; for it will fling about me the immortality of the everliving Saviour, and gird me with the golden girdle of His eternal joy.

Come, my soul, sit at Jesus's feet and learn of Him all this day.

♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥


 <(((><    ><)))> 

“The true minister of Christ knows that the true value of a sermon must lie, not in its fashion and manner, but in the truth which it contains.

~ C. H. Spurgeon ~

Reflection and inspiration from the "Prince of Preachers," Charles Haddon Spurgeon. Copyright Statement, This resource was produced before 1923 and therefore is considered in the "Public Domain"..

♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

The purpose of these pages is to share the precious word of God, without acquiring any monetary reward. God gave me the salvation for free, so I share the gospel of his word the same way .

.( NO ADVERTISEMENTS ) ...

 Blessings to all of You, 
rejoice in the sublime and infallible word of God 

PRAYER

Father, I ask You to bless my friends, relatives and those that I care deeply for, who are reading this right now. 
Show them a new revelation of Your love and power. 
Holy Spirit, I ask You to minister to their spirit at this very moment. 
Where there is pain, give them Your peace and mercy.. 
Where there is self-doubt, release a renewed confidence through Your grace. 
Where there is need, I ask you to fulfill their needs. 
Bless their homes, families, finances, their goings and their comings.
Amen.

  "HAVE A BLESSED DAY FULL OF

 PEACE, LOVE AND HAPPINESS"

I hope you enjoy each one of the post and you can find more going to the "Blog Archive", there is many more, sometimes I do many during the day as the time permits
. DO YOU ENJOY THIS BLOG ? ..
If you like to visit my other blogs, please click at the link and If not clickable, please copy and paste the address to your browser, Thanks...

ENGLISH: 

SPANISH:

TRANSLATORS AVAILABLE TO ANY LANGUAGE...
TRADUCTORES AL ESPAÑOL Y OTROS LENGUAJES...

Don't forget to spread The Word of GOD by sharing today's passage with friends... Please share with your family and friends using small envelope (E-mail) next to a pencil, under my name at the bottom of post, or using the share link..

  "COPYRIGHT POLICY"

We respect copyright laws and are committed to remove any copyright infringing material from our website. If you find any content on our website which infringes your copyrighted work, please contact us, we’ll be happy to verify and remove such content. Please do provide us the following details: 1) Your name, E-mail Address. 2) Location (URLs) of your copyrighted work on your website. 3) Location (URLs) of your copyrighted work on our website.
 This blog was created December 27th 2011.