The Centrality and Supremacy of the Lord Jesus Christ

The Centrality and Supremacy of the Lord Jesus Christ

by Theodore Austin-Sparks
     
 
The clause in the thirteenth verse (of Col. 1) very largely represents what has been laid on my heart for this time: "The Son of his love"; then that which follows, the position which He occupies according to the will of the Father - "He is before all things, and in him all things consist" and He in all things having the pre-eminence: then, "Christ in you, the

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The clause in the thirteenth verse (of Col. 1) very largely represents what has been laid on my heart for this time: "The Son of his love"; then that which follows, the position which He occupies according to the will of the Father - "He is before all things, and in him all things consist" and He in all things having the pre-eminence: then, "Christ in you, the hope of glory." I think we can well sum up all that in the phrase "The Centrality and Supremacy of the Lord Jesus Christ," and with that be wholly occupied for the rest of our lives, not only for this present time.
And so it is upon the centrality and supremacy of the Son of God's love that we shall dwell as the Lord will enable us. The Word of God brings into view four spheres in which that thought and purpose of God concerning the Son of His love is to be realized - the sphere of the believer's own individual life - the Church which is His Body - the kingdoms of this world - and He is to be central and supreme in the whole universe...

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ISBN-13:
9781105830600
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
06/02/2012
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LULU PRESS
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NOOK Book
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199 KB

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