The Effect of Righteousness

“Then shall the righteous shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father.” Matt. 13:43. What a confession from the lips of the Father that those who have been made righteous with His own Righteousness in the New Covenant shall shine forth as the sun! Now they walk...

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HOLDING FAST TO OUR CONFESSION

IT IS OF VITAL IMPORTANCE that after we have prayed we never go back on our prayers. Many repudiate the Word by the confession of a doubt or admission of a doubt into their consciousness. Isaiah 55:11, “So shall My Word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it...

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EXERCISING OURSELVES IN THE WORD

WE SPEND A GREAT DEAL OF MONEY in building gymnasiums and in training our youth and young manhood in physical exercises. Our schools and colleges and technical institutions are for the exercising of the mind. How little we know about exercising our spirits. The church has never realized that the...

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ESTABLISHED IN RIGHTEOUSNESS

RIGHTEOUSNESS is the key word in Paul’s epistles. It means the ability to stand in the Father’s presence without the sense of fear, condemnation, or inferiority. Here is a promise of it. Isaiah 54:13-14. “And all thy children shall be taught of Jehovah; and great shall be the peace of...

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Walking in Love

It is deeply important that we realize that this New Creation has a ‘law all its own. John 13:34-35 “A new commandment I give unto you, that ye love one another; even as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that...

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Train Yourself

WHAT you do for yourself counts far more than all that others have done or can do for you. Self-discipline is the most important feature in any life. Unless you put yourself under mental discipline, you will never develop the forces in you that are valuable to the commercial world. Rule...

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RELATION OF CONFESSION TO WISDOM AND SUCCESS

One does not enjoy more of the reality of spiritual truth than he confesses.  Man’s faith is measured by his confession.  His joy is measured by his confession. We receive wisdom only in the measure that we confess that Christ is our wisdom. We should make this confession continually. “I thank...

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GOD HIMSELF OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS

THERE must be more in this subject of Righteousness than most of us have realized. We know it is the key of the Revelation given to Paul. He said that he was not ashamed of the “Good News” for it not only gave to men salvation, but “therein is revealed...

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What I Confess, I Possess

It took me a long time to see this truth. After I saw it and thought I understood it, I still could not act upon it. Christianity is called “the great confession.” The law of that confession is that I confess I have a thing before I consciously possess it....

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OUR IDENTIFICATION WITH CHRIST

IN OUR LAST LESSON we studied the steps whereby our Redemption was wrought for us in Christ from the time of His Crucifixion to His Resurrection. When Christ ascended into Heaven, with His own blood He had obtained eternal redemption for us upon the basis of His substitutionary death and...

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