Text: Mark 11:27-12:27 A solid root for all of our thinking and discernment regarding religious and spiritual worship can be found in Mark 11:30. Whatever we are reasoning about we should ask: is this thing born from Heaven or from man, is it of the Spirit or of the flesh? God desires us to be fruitful with a fruitfulness that is from Him, through him, and to him. This week we will consider the...
Text: Mark 5:21–43
This verse has something to do with the faith of miracles; but I think it hath far more reference to the miracle of faith.
He in his infinite mercy hath so interested himself in their case, that he looks upon what is given in charity to them, as given to himself. And when we deny them what their circumstances require of us, he looks upon it that we therein rob him of his right.
One difference I see between the God of modern Christianity and the God that I see revealed in scripture is that the God of the scripture will sometimes (if not often) hide himself. Finding God requires seeking God. The seeking is essential to what it is to being a "follower" of Christ.
God has reserved to himself the right and authority to judge the truth of man's salvation. He alone has access to that truth. He has given to his church to judge the fruit of man's salvation.
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