Wednesday, October 5, 2016

COMPLETE IN HIM - By Robert E. Hanna.


Scripture Reading: Colossians 2:9-13

God is all-sufficient. Only He can identify with true  perfection. Nothing is perfect if it is incomplete. Ergo, only  through the operation of God can any creature attain  perfection, for no earthly being is complete in itself. Only the  believer can claim the condition described by the Apostle Paul;  his statement is to the saints of God in Christ only. "For in  Him [Christ] dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.  And ye are complete in Him, which is the head of all  principality and power. And you ... hath He quickened together  with Him, HAVING FORGIVEN YOU ALL TRESPASSES."

"So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and EVERY  ONE MEMBERS ONE OF ANOTHER" (Romans 12:5). What  a responsibility! Our position is that we have been fully  reconciled in God's sight; ("First He sees Jesus; then He sees  me.") but we must reflect our completeness with our behavior.  Our apostle admonishes us, "Grieve not the Holy Spirit of  God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption ... And  be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, FORGIVING ONE  ANOTHER, EVEN AS GOD FOR CHRIST'S SAKE HATH  FORGIVEN YOU" (Ephesians 4:30, 32). "For we are His  workmanship, CREATED IN CHRIST JESUS UNTO GOOD  WORKS, which God hath before ordained that we should walk  in them" (Ephesians 2:10).

We cannot contribute perfection; we can only respond to  God's perfection by dedicating our lives to His service. "Put  on love, which is the bond of perfectness. And let the peace  of God rule in your hearts, to the which ye are called in one  body; and be ye thankful" (Colossians 3=14b-1S).




How God Saves Men
Believing Christ DIED, that’s HISTORY.
Believing Christ DIED for YOU SINS and Rose again that’s SALVATION.
Read Romans 1:16, Romans 10:9-10 and 1. Corinthians 15:1-4


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