Apr 2, … Each bend of those gnarled roots has a tale to tell — of various offers and disappointments, and conflicts and victories. Oct 19, 2010. From the nature of the case both are included — the recognition of His and the response by mine are the result of His entering into the heart. A creed is a philosopher's telescope by which we identify philosophical truths, and magnify them, and bring them near; but it is the heart that is to apprehend them. Rooted and grounded in love are meant to express in another form the same idea, FIRMLY FIXED IN THE EXPERIENCE AND MANIFESTATION OF THIS SACRED AFFECTION. He sets it at liberty from sin and Satan (Luke 11:1, etc). FAITH IS THE KEY to unlock the door of the heart for Christ to dwell with us. Ephesians 6:10a. But, long ere it reached the margin of the great rock, it found a rent, narrow, indeed, but thorough. If we put on Christ, we are in Christ. Sometimes the history of vegetable life, concealed for generations, is afterwards thrown open. There is no mysticism in that — nothing unreal, nor anything we cannot grasp. Scripture: Jeremiah 31:3, Psalms 103:17, Ephesians 3:17-18, Romans 5:8. And I pray that you, being rooted and grounded in love. The love of God is the germ of holiness. Favoriting is a great way to keep a list of sermons, programs, and ministry resources in your account. By Dr. Philip W. McLarty. Finally, my brethren… The word finally reveals that this is Paul’s final section of his letter to the Ephesians. 4. The word signifies the seat of religious knowledge as well as feeling. And here Paul tells how. Sermon. "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friend." We are in the middle of Paul’s second prayer for the Ephesians. Thousands and thousands there have been, I believe, who have loved Christ, and have lived on their love to Him, and have died by the power of that love, and have been translated to glory, though they could not have defined the Divine nature, nor reduced their faith to any intellectual expression. So social changes have been made — not by quick shocks, but by silent action. Ephesians 3:17, KJV: "That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love," Ephesians 3:17, NASB: "so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love," Ephesians 3:17, NLT: "Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him. Sermon: The Love of God - Ephesians 3. by Lloyd Stilley on Wednesday, January 01, 2014 at 7:00 AM . — "will I dwell, for I have desired it.". The lesser gift of His presence prepares for the greater measure of it; the transitory inhabitation fits for the more permanent. Retail: $180.00. To the stability of the former a root is necessary, proportioned to the expansion of the branches; to the stability of the latter a foundation is necessary, corresponding to the magnitude of the superstructure. He sweeps the heavens to see if he can find the star for which he is searching; and by and by the glass brings it to his eye. Don't have an account? THE INDWELLER - CHRIST. The justice of God does not afford a soil on which the hope of sinners can thrive. 16 I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, 17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. 17 Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds. Sermon Notes for Philippians 1 Next Book → ← Back to Chuck Smith's Bio & Resources ← Back to all Commentaries. 3. THE MANNER OF THE ADVENT. The man that cleanses his own soul by his own strength, and so expects to draw God into it, has made the mistake which Christ pointed out when He told us that when the unclean spirit is gone out of a man he leaves his house empty, though it be swept and garnished. rather, that is risen again; who is even at the right hand of God, who also maketh intercession for us." Ephesians 3:14-17 2018 Christ, divinity. There are 3 societal implications that make this verse important. Of what avail would richness of soil be to rows of dead branches? It is the heart by which a man must believe unto salvation. The first three chapters are about what we have as Christians, and the final three chapters are about what we are supposed to do as Christians. It is the principle of spiritual communion; it is that by which we realize the presence, the excellence, the power, of Christ in us; it is that which radiates all grace and peace through the believer's heart. The question admits of an answer at once easily intelligible and demonstrably true. It works everywhere you sign in, even with the mobile app! It is not Christ as analyzed, as stated in technical terms, that ever will affect a man. Honour God by referring the origin of life to His sovereign grace and power; but obey God by believing in Jesus Christ whom He has sent. Strong now in that acquired strength, it increased its bulk and rent the rock asunder. Unclean! It holds the remnants of its ancient enemy aloft as trophies of its victory. 3. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter. Whether is it God's love to man, or man's love to God and to his brother? The expansion of our own affections. There is a threefold idea suggested by the term. He is considered by many evangelical leaders today to be an authority on biblical truth and the sufficiency of Scripture. And this leads me to the third feature of love, THAT IT BE INTELLIGENT AND ENLIGHTENED, THAT CHRIST MAY DWELL IN YOUR HEARTS BY FAITH. Exodus 20:1-21, Ephesians 3:14-21 I saw a cartoon somewhere picturing two Army trainees standing in front of a military chapel. Now the victor has overcome its adversaries, and makes a show of them openly. When Christ abides in a human heart, He is in it as an immortal hope. He humbles the heart (Acts 9:5, 6; Ephesians 3:8). Introduction. You bring Christ into your heart by faith, without any work at all; you keep Him there by a faith which produces holiness. Sermon Notes for Ephesians 3:17 Next Section → Sermon Notes for Galatians 1:3 ← Prior Book. God’s Grace And Mercy. Paul’s Prayer a. Making Known the Manifold Wisdom of God Through Prison and Prayer. The tree is nourished through the root system. He fills it with the hope of glory (Colossians 1:27). But in regard to fruitfulness and a high and exalted state, how can you have that without the roots are struck deep? How shall some poor occupant of some poor but by the wayside, fit it up for the abode of a prince? Ephesians 3:17-18 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. Its power is silent and hidden. Use your instruments to minister good to man, to make the best use of the little you have. In such a diffused thought of God there is no relief to me from the difficulties which inhere in this subject. And the answer will come: "This is My rest forever; here" — mystery of love! Share: We are not fixed on the shifting sands of lesser foundations. Preaching from Ephesians 3:17, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones says that part of this pursuit is what he refers to as the ‘indwelling’ of the Holy Spirit. 1. I observe that this belief must be as specific as the Advent, not a mere historic belief; not a languid acknowledgment of the fact that Christ has come into the world. Did you watch any of the World Cup matches on TV? Sermons on Ephesians. They who have had the hardest conflict in throwing obstacles aside that they might freely draw from redeeming love in Christ, draw most freely from that love when they reach it: as that woman who had pined many years in disease, and spent all her means on other physicians, drew proportionally a larger draught from the fountain when she touched its lip at last. 2. And Ephesians 6:10-20 is the final instructions. Psalm 9:10. And no transient stay, but constant residence. I. We should feel as the Samaritans did: "Now we believe, not because of thy saying; for we...ourselves...know that this is the Christ." And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, Read verse in New International Version It is originally a house in ruins, to be restored as a beautiful temple of the Lord. The rule of Christian life is not an outward law; it is a character. The difficulties which beset the existence of God as a personal Being, of intellect, of emotion, and of will — a transcendent and glorified man (for that is as near as we can come to it) — these difficulties are not alleviated when we turn in other directions. Ephesians 3:14-19 4504 roots 6756 union with Christ, significance. Ephesians 3:17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. This is the faith that worketh by love, that purifies the heart, that overcometh the world. He sups with it, and it with Him (Revelation 3:20). Ephesians 3:17 NIV Ephesians 3:17 NLT Ephesians 3:17 ESV Ephesians 3:17 NASB Ephesians 3:17 KJV Ephesians 3:17 BibleApps.com Ephesians 3:17 Biblia Paralela Ephesians 3:17 Chinese Bible Ephesians 3:17 French Bible Ephesians 3:17 Clyx Quotations NT Letters: Ephesians 3:17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts (Ephes. I preach, and rejoice that I have to preach, a "Christ that died, yea! III. We are brought to consider the sphere and result of the Advent. Ephesians 3:17-21 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. To properly understand Ephesians 3:7-13, I highly recommend you go back and read the sermon manuscript on Ephesians 3:1-6, especially my opening comments about how my thinking has changed over the years about this important passage. Ephesians 3:17-19 08-25-19 Sunday Sermon > Ephesians 3 I. It is Christ in the heart that makes the heart fit for Christ to dwell in the heart. I. What follows? Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and Preaching Slides on Ephesians 3:17-19. If we put on a coat, it surrounds us. Scripture: Ephesians 3. Christ dwells in the heart as a character — as a spirit of life. Abide with us!" These are the notes of a sermon preached by Andy Evans on the morning of the 18 September 2011 at Firwood Church. Sermon Notes for Ephesians 3:13 ← Prior Section. 3. All are agents of God's instruction. You cannot do it by your own power; turn to Him and let Him make you temples meet for Himself. Email. 8. Our FAQ * Send a MessageEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Site designed and developed by Five Q© 2012 MLJ Trust, Enter the Bible passage (e.g., John 3), keyword (e.g., Jesus, prophet, etc.) Retail: $64.99. It is thus that a living soul struggles against all obstructions, and either round them or through them, penetrates into the unlimited love of God as it is in Christ. 1. (Ephesians 4:29-32) The Shepherd's Gift (Ephesians 4:11) Another result will be this — a feeling of perfect security in regard to your everlasting state. SermonAudio.com - Ephesians 3 Sermons. 2. By the intellect. The man is not in his outward or physical form. That our roots go down deep in the love of Jesus Christ. It is the progress of a conviction. In this section, Paul is praying that Christians will know and seek Christ Himself, not solely the blessings that He offers. This prayer grows like a pyramid. We see men holding to opinions unpopular some few years ago, when they would be called fanatics, fools, and madmen. Christ's Advent is in and through individual souls. 3. January 29, 2020 ; Daniel Weeks; Guest Speakers; Ephesians; Details Watch Listen Ephesians 6:18-24 Prayer for All Times. 2. In the first place, then, THIS IS NOT THE DESIRE THAT CHRIST MUST BE IN THEIR MIND AND UNDERSTANDING, AS THE OBJECT OF SIMPLE, ABSTRACT, UNINFLUENTIAL KNOWLEDGE. December 15, 2019; David Hughes; Ephesians; Details Listen Getting Along With God-Can You? (Sermons maybe freely distributed for the blessing of God's people providing that they are unaltered, copied in full and that the source is properly acknowledged.) Thus have I endeavoured to show what the nature of the principle is which the apostle prays for in behalf of the believing Ephesians — that it is a fervent, constant, intelligent, and enlightened attachment to the Lord Jesus, that Christ might dwell in their hearts. Can you have a high tree, luxuriant in foliage and fruit, if you have not deep roots? FAITH IS our power of appropriation. Some of the sermons on Ephesians also contain MP3 Audio files. THE SEAT OF INDWELLING - THE HEART. There will be a necessary enlargement of our own hearts' affections. It aimed at a new and better social state; it aims at it now. How shall we prepare the chamber for such a guest? By the heart. John Piper Oct 24, 2004 75 Shares Message. 2. Tasting thereby of the rich soil below, it thence drew new strength for itself. La thèse d'Anselme est appelée du doux nom de satisfaction vicaire. It is by the spirit, and not the outward form that Christ dwells in us. This is the sphere, the direction, the destination, of the strength prayed for. SPHERE AND RESULT OF THE ADVENT. | Expand chapter. How can I have this? Be you rich or poor — do you stand in a prominent or obscure and lowly place before men — have the spirit of Christ! "Unto him that hath shall be given." III. Knowledge of the future, all the promises and blessings of new covenant. 14 For this reason I kneel before the Father, 15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. This sermon was preached on January 2, 1999. Booted, grafted, built in Thee. ESV Study Bible, Personal Size, Imitation Leather, Dark Olive Green. Neither can human hopes grow in a mixture of mercy and justice such as men, in ignorance of the gospel, when conscience is uneasy, may mingle for themselves. In Christ, but not elsewhere, God is at once just, and the justifier of the sinful who believe. Series Summary: Paul’s letter to the Ephesians, which reads like a prayerful, doxological sermon, paints a lofty vision of God’s sovereign grace through Christ that transforms the church. In this section, Paul is praying that Christians will know and seek Christ Himself, not solely the blessings that He offers. Amazing Grace (Ephesians 2:1-9) Beyond Your Dreams (Ephesians 3:14-21) Something Big Is Happening Here (Ephesians 3:10) Do Not Grieve the Spirit (Ephesians 4:29-32) God Has a Big Family—Part 2 “I Believe in the Holy Catholic Church” (Ephesians 4:1-6) Is Total Forgiveness Realistic? That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith requires an earnest belief in Christ. That we exist, that nature exists, that there is an infinite chain of cause and effect, that it has had a past history, and that it is to have a future history, we cannot deny. Register! Paul’s … He reconciles it — God and man (2 Corinthians 5:19-21). Scriptures: Ephesians 3. Sign In. -- Heb10:22. Ephesians 1:3-6 08-11-19 Sunday Sermon > Ephesians 1 08-14-19 Verse by Verse Bible Study > Ephesians 2 08-21-19 Verse by Verse Bible Study > Christ IS At Home! Perhaps he was regarded as of no great account by his Roman jailors, who could have known nothing of the secret of his greatness; but viewed in the light of Christian history, Paul is the most distinguished of men. He rebukes the heart (Revelation 2:4, 5; Revelation 3:19). The love of God includes gratitude for His benefits. As the Christian system is not held by those who leave out the central figure, so every Christian system is imperfectly held by those who only hold it in a philosophical form. This love, the recognition of His and the response by mine, is represented in a lovely double metaphor in these words as being at once the soil in which our lives are rooted and grow, and the foundation on which our lives are built and are steadfast. This sermon deals with God's Love for us, and what that exactly looks like as we explore seven ideas and concepts about God's love, and how God's love is everlasting, unchangeable, without limits, sacrificial, and filled with grace. And men have looked forward to a New Jerusalem, and that Christ would come with a shout and gather together His elect. Colossians 1:23 if indeed you continue in your faith, established and firm, not moved from the hope of the gospel you heard, which has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven, and of which I, Paul, have become a servant. Sermon Notes for Philippians 1 Next Book → ← Back to Chuck Smith's Bio & Resources ← Back to all Commentaries. That love to Christ, as one of the great principles of all active obedience, is founded in knowledge and rooted in faith. Paul wrote that Christians are to be rooted and grounded in love, and thus, this love must be foundational to a Christian’s life. In the previous lesson, we saw where Paul began to describe our "duty" to "walk worthy of the calling with which you were called" - Ep 4:1 2. Into this minute opening it thrust a needle-like point. Connected inseparably with love to Christ for what He is, is love to Christ for what He has done; and this, too, is founded in knowledge: "Ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ; that though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that ye through His poverty might be rich." HE WAS A MOST CELEBRATED PRISONER. 10. We know merely that they are there, and what they are. When Christ dwells in the human heart, He dwells there as a living power, not merely attracting all our other affections, but moving, renewing, sanctifying, moulding us according to His own idea, working His own pleasure in us, making men faithful in their daily business, true, righteous, strong for their daily service, for labour, for suffering, for sorrow, for waiting, for whatever Providence may appoint. CHRIST BRINGS TO THE HEART MANY RICH TREASURES. John Piper Oct 19, 2010 19 Shares Article. We cannot deny that the vast universe is a fact, except by shutting our eyes. Transcript. Some of them we would rather have absent from our minds, and some of them we would banish from them altogether; but to be in the heart is to be admired, esteemed, loved — loved with cordiality and ardour. I. It may be compared to a house divided into apartments. Why, let God be for me — I say from my inmost soul, let God be for me, and I care not whether man or devil is for or against me, comparatively. III. Denomination: Foursquare Under this head, the first point that occurs is the very obvious one, that before any measure of growth can be obtained there must be life. It did not call upon communities at first. I have perfect confidence. He has not the love he ought to have for any object; he is narrowed up into his own selfishness. 4. It is rather "the hidden man of the heart" (1 Peter 3:4); the man "created after God" (Ephesians 4:24) in righteousness and holiness; the interior principle of spiritual life; the personification of out' intellectual and spiritual life, with its impulses, its feelings, its struggles. I. Our Daily Walk "'Let us draw near with a true heart, in full assurance of faith." Can anything be stronger than the attachment which shares life and death with its object? Clarke's Ephesians 3:17 Bible Commentary That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith - In this as well as in many other passages, and particularly that in Ephesians 2:21 (note), the apostle compares the body or Church of true believers to a temple, which, like that of Solomon, is built up to be a habitation of God through the Spirit. Share. All Christians should seek to know and love God more. It implies an abiding habit of life. If that is denied, Christianity is denied. It is the silent work of the Divine kingdom in the individual heart. Jesus Christ is the brightness of His Father's glory, and the express image of His person; He is the holy one and the just. This is the true shrine. 2. On the chapel bulletin board was the sermon topic for that Sunday. Study Ephesians 3 with ... Chester McCalley . 3. Many may be the persons and opinions in our minds that are not objects of attachment, but, on the contrary, of indifference, or even of aversion. It is not even that grace which is sovereign and Divine in its origin, but residing and acting in a renewed human heart: it is the attribute, and even the nature, of Deity, for "God is love." Our Price: $24.99 Save: $40.00 (62%) Buy Now. This is part and parcel of man's miserable and sinful condition. Hence the Psalmist — "When Thou hast set my heart at liberty." The figure is double, and is taken from a tree and a building. And if I may so say, similarly quick to feel the first breath of the pestilence is the presence of the Christ which cannot dwell with evil. Sermon Ephesians 3:14-17 The Fullness of God’s Reign. How do you display and give love. Ephesians 3:17-19 08-25-19 Sunday Sermon > Ephesians 3 The fibre, then young and pliable, had sensitively turned as soon as it felt the obstacle, and grew for a little upward, as if retracing its steps. To properly understand Ephesians 3:7-13, I highly recommend you go back and read the sermon manuscript on Ephesians 3:1-6, especially my opening comments about how my thinking has changed over the years about this important passage. II. Great profession of attachment, without real firmness of inward principle, is like a wide-spreading tree with short roots, with little hold of the soil, that may stand for a little and be admired, but is in danger of falling from every blast that assails it; or like a house with little foundation, built on the sand or on soft ground, presenting a very imposing appearance to the eye, but when the rain descends, and the winds blow and beat violently against it, immediately it comes to the ground, and involves its inmates in ruin. The love of God is the test of meetness for heaven. Subscribe to the Verse of the day. Ephesians 3:17-18. They are not intended to remain empty. Return to the Main Player. Ephesians 3:17 in all English translations. That cannot be loved which is not known, and that person cannot be loved, the qualities of whose character, fitted to attract affection, are not believed. 4. That the attempt to prove a God by scientific tests, applying physics strictly, can only reach a small way up. Ephesians 3:16-17 1105 God, power of It is more difficult for me, a thousand times, to conceive that there is in the universe a self-ordering nature, than it is to conceive of a personal God who takes care of the universe, as we take care of an estate, or of a kingdom. This sermon is part of a series called Series on Ephesians and has been entitled 'An Indwelling Christ' - Ephesians 3:17 A Sermon on Ephesians 3:17. so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, (ESV) All Christians should seek to know and love God more. So there is no need to ask the question here whether "love" means Christ's love to me or my love to Christ. That the prayer implies, that this state of heart must come from above — from the Spirit of the living God. That our roots go down deep in the love of Jesus Christ. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his. Neither do I find any relief in turning to the poets. So learn for yourselves an original, active, earnest faith that comes out of every man's soul, Which he struggles and wrestles for as Jacob wrestled in the night with the angel. You do not stop the thought at all. Name. Favoriting is a great way to keep a list of sermons, programs, and ministry resources in your account. For this is not a special experience reserved for the spiritual elite, but it is something that all Christian can experience by the power of the Holy Spirit. Do your little acts of goodness and live a true life, and God will see to the rest, and make, perhaps, your small practical action to result higher and deeper than you can calculate. Be truly Christ-like in your home and business relations, fulfilling the duties that rest upon you, as did those who went about Palestine of old preaching the gospel to the poor. Verification Code. Display the "attitudes" crucial for maintaining unity - Ep 4:2-3 b. Sermon Notes for Ephesians 3:13 ← Prior Section. II. Mark, then, THE APOSTLE'S DESIRE HERE THAT ALL CHRISTIAN PEOPLE MAY POSSESS THE INDWELLING CHRIST, To begin with, let me say in the plainest, simplest, strongest way that I can, that that dwelling of Christ in the believing heart is to be regarded as being a plain literal fact. Starting in April 2020, Ephesians: Grace to You is Pastor Tony’s primary sermon series. He does not force Himself upon us. The Paperback Bible presents the Bible by the Book and is designed to be portable, readable, and truly personal with ample margins for notations. In this sermon from Ephesians 3:17, Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones takes the listener through a section of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians to answer these questions. Every man must by the inflammation of his own heart feeling find his Christ. 1. 1. Ephesians 2:1-10 God, Rich in Mercy. He weans it from other things (Philippians 3:7, 8). Download Add to Download Cart . Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981) was a Welsh evangelical minister who preached and taught in the Reformed tradition. Sign In. The heart may embrace Christ with an enthusiasm of love, though the intellectual perception is imperfect and vague. 1. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, Read verse in New International Version It is elsewhere ascribed to the Holy Spirit: "Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?" The Hidden Potency of Christ. Note that some aspects of my theology have changed since I taught these studies. Ep) This is an objective experience that is not simply emotional, but it is born out of a real knowledge of who Christ is and what he has done for us in his death. We do not mean that an actual Christ dwells there; we mean that the spirit of Christ dwells in the hearts of men. Don't have an account? It is the result of the communication of the Holy Spirit, by which He is graciously present. This relationship can be thought of as a mystical union whereby Christ and the believer are united in a special and mysterious way. This is receiving Christ by faith; and if we continue so to receive Him, then He dwells in our hearts by faith — that is, by heart-sanctifying love. Selon cette théorie, Dieu ne pourrait pardonner une faute qu'à condition que quelqu'un paye. The love of God is the essence of religion. So silent and hidden forces are pouring into the world, and all at once we discover the world is made better; but not by a sharp shock or outward convulsion. There can be no Christianity to the man who does not personally take Christ by faith. He that is rooted and grounded in love has the roots of his being, and the foundation of his life fixed and fastened in that Lord. Where He comes in smaller measure He opens the door and fits the heart for His own more entire indwelling. To properly understand Ephesians 3:7-13, I highly recommend you go back and read the sermon manuscript on Ephesians 3:1-6, especially my opening comments about how my thinking has changed over the years about this important passage. Most people wants to know love, to give love and receive love and joy love. The geologist tells us the earth has never been made by any sudden formation, but by one thing being added to another. That is the reception of Christ by the form of an actual experience; by such a cooperation of the reason with the imagination that we are able to bring the invisible person near to us, and so bountifully reproduce Him, and so beautifully set Him forth, that He becomes to us the "chiefest among ten thousand," and the one "altogether lovely"; so that every sweet thing in us goes out to Him as every dewdrop in the sunshine evaporates and goes up towards the sun. Christ must dwell in every room or division. This is receiving Christ by faith. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. A withered branch draws no sap from the most fertile ground. The love, then, that Christ demands of His people is fervent love; not a lifeless indifference, a mere negation of hatred, a lukewarm, spiritless neutrality. Herein lies our security for the continuance, the power, the comfort, of this life. His principal ministry was at Westminster Chapel, in central London, from 1939-1968, where he delivered multi-year expositions on books of the bible such as Romans, Ephesians and the Gospel of John. Adrian Dieleman. FAITH IS our power of appropriation. Children Obey Your Parents. Introduction to the Prayer (Ephesians 3:14-15) b. Eph. And I pray that you, being rooted and grounded in love, Sermons. I. The answer lies in these words that precede my text. Selon cette théorie, comme nos péchés sont abominables et que nous sommes nombreux, la note est vraime… - T.C. The love in which the roots of faith strike down for nourishment is not human but Divine. The love of God is the source of happiness. The pity is that we are so slow to make use of our Lord s resources! 3. God means and wishes that Christ may continuously dwell in our hearts; does He to your own consciousness dwell in yours? I say God is absolute, and controls all things. 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