The faith that comes by the Spirit of God says, "Jesus Christ is come in my flesh; He dwells in my flesh; I have received Him." That is the heart and life of Christianity.
"I weep for my people, and I weep for you. This is the apostacy foretold long ago, and I am sorry that you are involved in it."
M. L. Andreasen, champion of truth, to R. R. Figuhr
That which will bring a curse today would have produced the same result five thousand years ago. Thus we find that the way of salvation has been exactly the same in every age.
Since there is no other gospel now, there never could have been any other, for God changes not.
This study in Galatians begins a series written by Ellet J. Waggoner. Each week it is my hope to be able to republish his articles explaining Galatians in light of the Gospel and the light given in 1888.
If it were possible, he (Satan) would deceive the very elect. And why is it not possible to deceive them? Christ gives the answer. He said of the shepherd of the sheep, “When He puts forth His own sheep, He goes before them, and the sheep follow Him; for they know His voice. And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him; for they know not the voice of strangers.” John 10:4, 5
Man would say, "Do right, and then you will be right." That seems to the human mind to be the only reasonable way. But God says, "Let me make you right, and then you will do right."
Christ, who was altogether of the divine nature, was made partaker of human nature, in order that we who are altogether of the human nature "might be partakers of the divine nature." 2 Peter 1:4
In short, instead of the ministration of the righteousness of God in Christ, they got only the ministration of death; for the very same thing, which is a savor of life to them that believe, is a savor of death to them that do not believe.
Bear this in mind that while the Sabbath day is the seventh day of the week, the rest, which the Sabbath day brings to view, is continuous. Only those who rest in the Lord all the time keep the Sabbath. When Jesus cried, “It is finished,” He was announcing that through His cross could be obtained the perfect works of God, which were finished from the foundation of the world.