Wisdom of the Ages – Alexander MacLaren

Wisdom of the Ages

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“The root of all steadfastness is in consecration to God.”
Alexander MacLaren

“Remembering without ceasing your work of faith,
and labour of love, and patience (steadfastness) of hope
in our Lord Jesus Christ”
1 Thessalonians 1:3

 

Wisdom of the Ages – Alexander MacLaren

Wisdom of the Ages

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“The act of faith, which separates us from all men, unites us for the first time in real brotherhood; and they who, one by one, come to Jesus and meet Him alone, next find that they are come to the city of God “and to an innumerable company.”
– Alexander MacLaren

“But ye are come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem, and to an innumerable company of angels, To the general assembly and church of the firstborn, which are written in heaven, and to God the Judge of all, and to the spirits of just men made perfect”
– Hebrews 12:22-23

 

Wisdom of the Ages – Alexander MacLaren

Wisdom of the Ages

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“We must have the glory sink into us before it can be reflected from us. In deep inward beholding we must have Christ in our hearts that He may shine forth from our lives”
– Alexander MacLaren

“But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Spirit of the Lord”
– 2 Corinthians 3:18

Wisdom of the Ages – Alexander MacLaren

Wisdom of the Ages

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“Faith refers to Christ.
Holiness depends on faith.
Heaven depends on holiness”
Alexander MacLaren

“…even so now yield your members
servants to righteousness unto holiness”
Romans 6:19

Wisdom of the Ages – Alexander MacLaren

Wisdom of the Ages

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“Given a man full of faith, you will have a man tenacious in purpose, absorbed in one grand object, simple in his motives, in whom selfishness has been driven out by the power of a mightier love, and indolence stirred into unwearied energy”
– Alexander MacLaren