"We shall be like Him."III. The ungodly world is a world of orphans, without a father's fellowship and guidance. 1. The true distinction between the Church and the world. Elsewhere He simply assumes it. When the clearest eyes that ever looked on this world and into the heavens, and the keenest judgment that ever weighed human life, and the purest heart that ever throbbed with human sympathy, tells me that man is immortal, I repose on His teaching in perfect trust. And it is the Resurrection of Jesus Christ — which has in this, as in so many other ways, opened the kingdom of heaven to all believers. THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THE TWO. Spurgeon. "Problem: The "many mansions" are understood to refer to a dwelling place in heaven where the righteous depart at death. We know not what life is. A holy life. John 14:2. They would not come to Him that they might have life.4. (4) When we are heavily burdened. )The believer's lifeJohn Milne. "I will that they would turn — I will that they would live."(J. The joy of Christian life depends on the clearness of our vision of this ever-present Christ. Monopoly is a word banished from the religion of heaven. If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself, that where I am, there you may be also.” H a man eats a piece of bread, that bread is so assimilated that it is turned into the energy of his physical system. Deep down in every human heart there is the instinct that God loves men. Life is progressive, and Spiritual life grows in likeness to Christ. It is noticeable also that the faith of natural evidence awakens no joyful enthusiasm in masses of mankind. It has changed its forms, varied its circumstances, altered its doctrines, but has maintained in every period of its history its inward life. An immortal life. "I will that they would turn — I will that they would live."(J. The life of the believer is the same in nature as Christ's; the same in duration. Given the fact of God, and all other truth takes its place without question. These transitory appearances are not sufficient to bear the weight of so great a promise as this. That it will go on forever is a matter of course, but it is not the important feature of the truth.IV. PHYSICAL LIFE. When you transact business you are bound to do it to the glory of God. Anything is possible, rather than that a soul which has drawn a spiritual life from Christ should ever be rent apart from Him by such a miserable and external trifle as the mere dissolution of the bodily frame. With the soul, whether as a thinking or feeling power, we can never say that it has exhausted itself. The life of the believer is the same in nature as Christ's; the same in duration. He found a doctrine of God, partial in conception; He perfected it by revealing the Divine Fatherhood. It began in Christ, when God wrought in Him by His mighty power, to raise Him from the dead. TO DESTROY ALL POWER THAT IS OPPOSED TO MAN'S REDEMPTION. Reflections:(1) Apart from Christ, the Christian can do nothing. Read a particular emphasis on the "I," that great word which God is so fond of. Mark the majestic "I live" — the timeless present tense, which expresses unbroken, undying and Divine life. Jan 11, 2009. eye, that hears through the ear, that feels through the touch, that enables me to walk, to speak, and to hold converse with society around me. He stands steadily upon life, life endless by its own Divine nature. Because He lives, we live, and our life is hid with Christ in God.III. It is the same in its origin. Jesus is the head of the mystical body, they are the members. Christ never ceases to be the disciple's Ruler and Referee. Within the range of our experience, no matter ceases to exist; it only takes new shapes, first in one being, and then in another. 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