Discipleship

Just As JESUS Did

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Are we to do JUST AS Jesus did? Some bristle at a statement like that. We have been taught that Jesus’ work was unique and a onetime act. Yes, and no.

Yes, in that Jesus’ life, ministry, death, and resurrection happened ONCE FOR ALL and then He sat down, no one else BUT the incarnate Christ could accomplish.  There could not have been another Lamb of God slain before the foundation of the world. No more sacrifice for sin… ever. It is finished!

And yet, in a much broader sense, Jesus’ work had only just begun. They tried to kill His BODY on this earth, only to find it “rebuilt” in three days, and now rapidly multiplying in size.Read More »Just As JESUS Did

Only What’s Done for Christ Will Last

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I have often heard the line “Only what’s done for Christ will last”, but only recently read the whole of the poem. Here is the whole of the oft-quoted poem by CT Studd:

“Two little lines I heard one day,
Traveling along life’s busy way;
Bringing conviction to my heart,
And from my mind would not depart;
Only one life, ’twill soon be past,
Only what’s done for Christ will last.Read More »Only What’s Done for Christ Will Last