MEDITATIONS ON THE TRUE CHRISTIAN LIFE
Glenn H. Jackson
______...."This book of the law [the Word of God] shall not depart from [always
be in] your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful [take heed] to do according to all that is written in it; for THEN you will make your
way prosperous, and THEN you will have success".... Joshua 1:8 NASB
GOD'S ANSWER TO SPIRIT HUNGER
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*____They could not see Him until He came back to his body and imparted Immortality to it, bursting the bars of death and standing before them absolute Master of Satan,
death, and the grave.
____He had to say, "Come, handle me, a spirit hath not flesh and bones," before their Senses could grasp the fact of His Resurrection.
ate the fish and bread in their presence to prove that He had risen from the dead. He appeared among them for forty days, then, from Mt. Olivet, He ascended, and an angel host convoyed Him to the throne of God where He sat down at the Father's right hand as
our Mediator, Intercessor, Advocate, and Lord.
____On the ground of this work, unseen by human eye, not felt by human Senses, but given to us in the Revelation to the Apostle Paul - on the ground of this, man's
spirit can be Recreated, set free from the thraldom that has held him through the ages.
____This remarkable thing is called a New Birth.
____I know of no title that
is so suggestive.
____You accept Jesus Christ as your Savior, confess Him as your Lord; and God recreates you, imparts to your spirit His very nature.
now is Made Alive in Christ.
____You become a New Creation, created in Christ Jesus.
____Now the benefits of it are imparted to you.
your spirit can fellowship God.
____Now your spirit can enjoy something that your mind, the child of your Senses, cannot grasp.
____We come to the next phase of this
____Your mind, which had been dominated by the Senses, receiving all of its knowledge through the nerve centers, is being renewed through the Word so that it is coming into fellowship with your
____Your spirit is gaining the ascendancy over your thinking faculties.
____Your Senses are taking their proper place.
____You put the crown upon your spirit.
____Your spirit becomes the master of your being.
____Previously your physical body had been the master.
____By this New Birth, your spirit comes into its own.
____You are not living by Sense Knowledge, but you are living by the Word of God.
Words, "Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every Word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God," are becoming a reality.
____You say, "Thy Word is more precious than my necessary food."
____You feast on the Word, you meditate on it until it becomes a part of your very being.
____The most miraculous thing about it is that your intellect may not be fruitful when you read from
some sections of the scripture, and yet, your spirit feeds upon it, and you become strong and vigorous in your spirit life as a result.