The Preciousness of Christ (via Sovereign Grace Baptist, Anniston)

A felt conviction of the preciousness of the Savior has ever been regarded by enlightened ministers of the gospel as constituting a scriptural and unmistakable evidence of the existence of divine life in the soul; and in moments when neither time nor circumstance would admit of the close scrutiny of a theological creed, or a nice analysis of spiritual feelings and emotions, the one and simple inquiry upon which the whole matter is made to hinge has been— ‘What is your experience of the worth of the Savior? Is Christ precious to your heart?’

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Witness of Christ

“…and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John: Who bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw.” —Revelation 1:1, 2

Taking into consideration what we examined from our last article in this series, particularly in our understanding of the word “signified,” if I might be as bold as to amplify our passage with a paraphrase, we might read our potion like this: “…and He sent and expressed the significance of Christ’s crucifixion by His messenger unto His bond slave John; and that he bare witness of the Word of God, and specifically all the great and wonderful things he saw of the witness of Jesus Christ.” So what is it that we are being told here?

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