The Church is the Mingling of God and Man, the Enlargement of Christ as the God-man

The church is the mingling of God and man; the church is nothing else but God mingled with man, and the nature of the church is the mingling of God with man. According to our natural and fallen concept, when we think of the church we merely consider that we are sinners saved by God, […]

The Experience of the Christian life and of the Church Life Consummates in a Rainbow

The experience of the Christian life and of the church life consummates in a rainbow, and this is seen in type in Ezekiel 1 which starts with open heavens, continues with the experience of the wind, cloud, fire, and electrum, and consummates with the rainbow around the throne on which a Man sits. This matter […]

Christ Builds the Church as the Temple of God by Building Himself into us daily

The Lord today wants to advance: He wants to gain the reality of the Body of Christ in the local churches so that He may have not only a “tabernacle church life” but a “temple church life”, a more solid, permanent, and even eternal expression of Himself in the church to the whole universe. We […]

Being Torn Down in our Natural Man and Rebuilt with God to be a God-man Expressing Him

What God desires is not a good and upright man who fears God and abstains from evil but a God-man who is filled with God to express God by living out God’s life. Our concepts need to be changed and renewed according to the word of God so that we may realize and be conscious […]

The Meaning of, You therefore shall be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect

One of the hardest verses for a young believer to understand is in Matt. 5:48, You therefore shall be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect. Immediately most believers take this as a matter of “trying to be a better person”, attempting to remove old sinful habits that don’t match their new calling to be sanctified […]

Living in Resurrection by Knowing, Experiencing, and Gaining the God of Resurrection

As believers in Christ, we firmly believe that Christ was resurrected from the dead by God, and now He is at the right hand of God in the heavenlies; our Christ is a Man (yet God) who is now in the heavens on the throne of glory! Hallelujah! The matter of resurrection is foundational to […]

God’s Economy and Goal are to Work Himself into Man and Build Man into Himself

In order for us to cooperate with the Lord for the building up of the church, the Body of Christ, we need to know the economy of God and allow God in Christ to build Himself into us. First of all, the church is the Body of Christ, the fullness of the One who fills […]