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“If we settle for mere speculations and mental notions about Christ as doctrine, we shall find no transforming power or efficacy communicated to us thereby. But when, under the conduct of spiritual light, our affections do cleave unto Him with full purpose of heart, our minds fill up with thoughts and delight in Him—then virtue […]

John Owen: Glory of Christ Chapter 08

My present business is to exhort others to the contemplation of it, though it be but a very little of it that I can conceive; and less than that very little that I can express. Yet may it be my duty to excite not only myself, but others also, to due inquiries after it; to […]

John Owen: The Glory of Christ (Chapter 08)

“IT IS SAID of our Lord Jesus Christ that, beginning at Moses and all the prophets, he declared unto his disciples in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself” (Luke 24:27). It is therefore manifest that Moses, and the Prophets, and all the Scriptures, give testimony to Him and His glory. This is the line […]

The Glory of Christ Chapter 14

John Owen: “In our view of the glory of Christ by faith, we gather things, one by one, out of the Scripture; and comparing them in our minds they become the object of our present sight—our spiritual comprehension of the things themselves. We have no proposal of the glory of Christ to us by vision […]

Christian Duty Under the Hidings of God’s Face

PREACHED JANUARY 1, THE end of our meeting here this day is to bemoan, if God would help us, the withdrawing of God from among us, and to beg his returning unto us. It is not about any particular or any small occasion; but it is about the greatest concern of the glory of God […]