Holding to Truth

holding to truth in love for the building up of the Body of Christ

Seeing God’s Greatness in 4 Stages in a Hymn of Worship

4 stages of God's greatness for our worship to Him

I love hymns, especially those that help me know God in a richer and deeper way!  This post unpacks one of my favorite hymns on God’s greatness. In this hymn of worship, Witness Lee unfolds God’s greatness in four marvelous stages: in God’s creation, in His salvation, in His habitation, the church, and in the New […]

What is the Lord’s Recovery?

What is the Lord's recovery?

The Lord’s recovery today is not a recovery program from alcoholism, substance abuse, or any other kind of vice. Nor is it the name of a Christian movement. The Lord’s recovery is the return to what God intended from the beginning, as revealed in His word, the Bible. To understand its meaning, we first need […]

Though Thou art God, most glorious, high—A Hymn on Christ’s Life

Though Thou art God, most glorious, high—Hymn on Christ's Life

“Though Thou art God, most glorious, high” is a precious hymn of praise concerning Christ’s life. As believers in Christ our faith grows by our appreciation of Christ in His many aspects.  Christ’s life, in His fine humanity, is one aspect that we need to remember, to appreciate, again and again. The eight stanzas of […]

What is God’s Purpose for Saving Us?

What is God's Reason for Saving Us?

God does not save us just so we will not perish.  God’s purpose for saving us is much higher than that. It is based on His hidden plan from the beginning in eternity past (Eph. 3:11). As such, God’s salvation does not merely deal with our problems but restores us to His original plan, God’s […]

How to Practice Prophesying that Builds the Church

As a believer in Christ, have you every wondered how Christ will build His church as He promised in Matthew 16:18? The Apostle Paul gave us a practical answer in 1 Corinthians 14. He does it by our prophesying! In 1 Corinthians 14:4 Paul said, “He who prophesies builds up the church” But what does Paul mean by prophesying in […]

Enjoy Christ’s Riches in 3 Aspects Every Day

Enjoy Christ's riches in 3 aspects every day

Christ’s riches are unsearchable and immense! They are all available for us to appreciate, experience, and enjoy in our daily life! But do we enjoy them? It depends greatly on how much of them we see in God’s word, the Bible. To be clear, we’re not talking about physical or material riches. It’s the wealth in Christ Himself that God intends […]

10 Divine Rights for Every Believer to Participate in

10 Divine Rights for Every Believer to Participate in

As a believer in Christ do you realize that there is much more of God for you to experience and enjoy? God has given you at least ten divine rights as revealed in His word, the Bible. Sadly, our superficial understanding of the Bible may actually frustrate us from knowing the divine rights that enable us to enter into the deeper […]

Seeing “The Twofoldness of Divine Truth” will Strengthen Your Faith

Have you seen the Twofoldness of Divine Truth?

Many seeming discrepancies in the Bible can be cleared up by seeing the Biblical principle–the twofoldness of divine truth. If you are seeking to know the Bible in a deeper way, I hope this article will help to solve some of your questions. For example, have you ever asked, “How can God be both one and three?” or “How can Christ be both in […]

Apply the Compound Spirit as the Compound Ointment

As a believer in Christ, have you ever asked, “How can Christ’s  living, death and resurrection become my experience?” The answer is both simple and profound. It’s by His Spirit. So we need to see and apply the compound Spirit of the Lord Jesus in our Christian living and service. Your obvious response might be, “What do you […]

The Last Adam, Christ, Became a Life-giving Spirit

The last Adam became a life-giving Spirit

In 1 Corinthians 15:45 the Apostle Paul said, “The last Adam became a life-giving Spirit.” From the context of 1 Corinthians 15, it is clear that the “last Adam” is Christ. That’s because this “last Adam” is also the “second man” who is “out of heaven” in verse 47. Surely Christ is the unique man with the divine origin […]