| › Preface - During the life of Jesus on earth, the word He chiefly used when speaking of the relations of the disciples to Himself was: "Follow me." When about ...read|
| › 1. All You Who Have Come To Him - "Come unto me."-MATT.11:28
"Abide in me."-JOHN 15:4
IT IS to you who have heard and hearkened to the call, "Come unto me," that this new invitat ...read|
| › 2. And You Shall Find Rest To Your Souls - "Come unto me, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; and ye shall find rest to your souls -MATT.11:28-29
REST for the s ...read|
| › 3. Trusting Him To Keep You - "I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which I also am apprehended of Christ Jesus. "-PHIL.3:12
MORE than one admits that it is a sacred ...read|
| › 4. As The Branch In The Vine - "I am the vine, ye are the branches."-JOHN 15:5
It was in connection with the parable of the Vine that our Lord first used the expression, "Abide i ...read|
| › 5. As You Came To Him, By Faith - "As ye have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in Him: rooted and built up in Him, and stablished in the faith, abounding therein. "CoL.2:6-7 ...read|
| › 6. God Himself Has United You To Him - "OF GOD ARE YE IN CHRIST JESUS, who was made unto us wisdom from God, both righteousness and sanctification, and redemption."-I COR.1:30 (R.V. marg.). ...read|
| › 7. As Your Wisdom - "Of God are ye in Christ Jesus, who was made unto us WISDOM from God, both righteousness and sanctification, and redemption."-I COR.1:30 (R.V. marg.). ...read|
| › 8. As Your Righteousness - "Of God are ye in Christ Jesus, who was made unto us wisdom from God, both RIGHTEOUSNESS and sanctification, and redemption."-I Cor.1:30 (R.V. marg.). ...read|
| › 9. As Your Sanctification - "Of God are ye in Christ Jesus, who has made unto us wisdom from God, both righteousness and SANCTIFICATION, and redemption." I COR.1:30(R.V. marg.). ...read|
| › 10. As Your Redemption - "Of God are ye in Christ Jesus, who was made unto us wisdom from God, both righteousness and sanctification, and REDEMPTION."-I COR.1:30(R.V. marg.). ...read|
| › 11. The Crucified One - "I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me."-GAL.2:20.
"We have been planted together in the likeness of ...read|
| › 12. God Himself Will Establish You - "He which stablisheth us with you in Christ, is God."-2 COR.1:21
THESE words of Paul teach us a much needed and most blessed truth-that just as our ...read|
| › 13. Every Moment - "In that day sing ye unto her, A vineyard of red wine. I the Lord do keep it; I will water it every moment: lest any hurt it, I will keep it night and ...read|
| › 14. Day by day - "And the people shall go out and gather the portion of a day in his day."-Ex.16:4(marg.).
THE day's portion in its day: Such was the rule for God's ...read|
| › 15. At This Moment - "Behold, Now is the accepted time; behold, Now is the day of salvation." 2 Cor 6:2
THE thought of living moment by moment is of such central import ...read|
| › 16. Forsaking All For Him - "I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ, and be found IN Him. PHIL.3:8-9.
WHEREVER there is life ...read|
| › 17. Through The Holy Spirit - "The anointing which ye have received of him, abideth in you; and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him." -I JOHN 2:27.
How beautiful t ...read|
| › 18. In Stillness Of Soul - "In returning and rest shall ye be saved; in quietness and confidence shall be your strength. "-Isaih 30:15
"Be silent to the Lord, and wait patie ...read|
| › 19. In Affliction And Trial - "Every branch that bearest fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit."-JOHN 15:2.
IN THE whole plant world there is not a tree to be ...read|
| › 20. That You May Bear Much Fruit - "He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit. Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit."-JOHN 15:5, 8.
| › 21. So Will You Have Power In Prayer - "If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you. "-JOHN 15:7.
PRAYER is both one of the mea ...read|
| › 22. And In His love - "As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: abide ye in my love."--John 15:9.
Blessed Lord, enlighten our eyes to see aright the glory of th ...read|
| › 23. As Christ In The Father - "As the Father hath loved me, so I have loved you. Abide in my love, even as I abide in my Father's love."-JOHN 15:9,16
CHRIST had taught His disc ...read|
| › 24. Obeying His Commandments - "If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love."-JOHN 15:10.
How clearly we ...read|
| › 25. That Your Joy May Be Full - "These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might abide in you, and that your joy might be full. --JOHN 15:11
ABIDING fully in Christ is a li ...read|
| › 26. And In Love To The brethren - "This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you. "-JOHN 15:12.
"Like as the Father loved me, EVEN so I have loved you; LIKE ...read|
| › 27. That You May Not Sin - "In him is no sin. Whosoever abideth in him sinneth not." -1 JOHN 3:5,6.
"YE KNOW," the apostle had said, "that He was manifested to take away our ...read|
| › 28. As Your Strength - "All power is given UNTO ME in heaven and in earth."-MATT.28:18
"Be strong IN THE LORD, and in the power of his might." --EPH.6.10.
"My power is ...read|
| › 29. And Not In self - "In me, that is, in my flesh, dwelleth no good thing." -Rom. 7:18.
To have life in Himself is the prerogative of God alone, and of the Son, to who ...read|
| › 30. As The Surety Of The Covenant - "Jesus was made a surety of a better testament. "-Heb 7:22
0F THE old Covenant, Scripture speaks as not being faultless, and God complains that Is ...read|
| › 31. The Glorified One - "Your life is hid with Christ in God. When Christ, who is our life, shall appear, then shall ye also appear with him in glory."-COL.3:3-4
HE THAT ...read|