Union with Christ must be a regular part of our thinking, if we are to grow in treasuring Christ and becoming more like Him. Who we are in Christ has not yet appeared, but is to rule our thoughts now. The power of the gospel for […]
Communion presupposes union. By nature we are strangers, yea, enemies to God; but we are reconciled, brought nigh, and become his children, by faith in Christ Jesus. We can have no true knowledge of God, desire towards him, access unto him, or gracious communications from him, […]
If we would make it evident that our conversion is sound, we must loathe and hate sin from the heart.
That blessed communion which is between Christ and believers is reciprocal in nature; we do not only partake of what is his, but he partakes of what is ours. He hath fellowship with us in all our wants, sorrows, miseries and afflictions; and we have communion […]
To be in Christ is the source of the Christian’s life; to be like Christ is the sum of his excellence; to be with Christ is the fullness of his joy. —Charles Hodge, A Commentary on the Epistle to the Romans, 317.