Being Willing to Take up and Bear the Cross, Realizing that it is the Will of God

After revealing that He will build His church in Matt. 16, the Lord Jesus continued by exposing the gates of Hades and by giving us the keys to lock these gates: to deny the self, to take up and bear the cross, and to lose the soul life (Matt. 16:24). In digging deeper into God’s word and […]

Being Conformed to Christ’s Death by the Power of His Resurrection for the New Jerusalem

Through regeneration we enter the kingdom of God and have access to enter into the New Jerusalem, and by remaining in the death of Christ (as the grain of sand remains in the wound of the oyster) we have a further entering into the New Jerusalem and a further becoming of the New Jerusalem. The […]