“I consider everything a loss compared to the surpassing greatness of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them rubbish, that I may gain Christ.” Philippians 3:8
Religious data of Jesus is private data. I can not know Jesus by one other individual. No, I have to know Him personally.
This data can be an clever data. I have to know Him, not as I’d generally selfishly think about Him to be, however because the Phrase reveals Him. I have to know His natures, without delay absolutely divine and absolutely human. I have to know His presence, His traits, His works, His disgrace, and His glory. I have to meditate on Him till I absolutely perceive Him from all angles, and most significantly till I do know the love of Christ, which surpasses data. (Ephesians 3:19)
It will likely be an affectionate data. If I do know Him in any respect, I merely should love Him, and an oz of coronary heart data is price a ton of head studying.
It will likely be a satisfying data. After I know my Savior, my thoughts can be full. I’ll really feel that I’ve every little thing that my soul thirsts for, and after we eats this bread we are going to by no means starvation once more. (Revelation 7:16)
On the similar time it will likely be an thrilling data. The extra I do know of my Beloved, the extra I’ll yearn to know. The upper I climb, the loftier would be the heights which invite my keen footsteps.
Lastly, this data of Jesus will glad data. Actually, it will likely be so reassuring, that it’s going to assist us by trials, doubts, and sorrows. It’ll assist us turn out to be one thing a lot greater than “Mortals, born of lady,” who “are of few days and stuffed with bother.” (Job 14:1, TNIV) It’ll guard us within the winsome presence and the enjoyment of the everlasting, merciful Savior.
Come, my mates, sit at Jesus’ ft and be taught from Him all He has to show you as we speak.
Query: How is your data of Christ rising day by day?
By Charles H. Spurgeon
Up to date to fashionable English by Darren Hewer, 2008
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