Emanna for 10/10/2018
Christ Being the Way
John 14:6 Jesus said to him, I am the way... no one comes to the Father except through Me. John 3:16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that every one who believes into Him would not perish, but would have eternal life.
Words of Ministry
We must realize that believing in the Lord and believing in a
formula are two different things. Some Christians experience
God's grace, and their eyes are opened. They see the kind of
persons they are, and they drop themselves and believe in the
Lord. They trust the Lord to do what they themselves cannot
do. As a result they are satisfied in God, and they are
liberated. A little while later, another person may come and,
upon hearing the testimony of the first group, ask for God's
enlightening also. He asks for God to show him his
worthlessness, and he learns to trust in God, to be humble,
and to deny himself. But strangely, the first group of people
experiences deliverance, while the last man does not.
This happens because the first group of brothers have faith
in God; they have touched the Lord. However, the last brother
does not have faith; he is merely copying the formula of
faith. He has not received God, but a formula of faith. In
other words, the last brother has received a method from the
first group of brothers; he has not received the Lord. There
is no power in methods; methods will not work. They are dead
because methods are things; they are not Christ Himself.
We have to remember that in spiritual matters, everything
apart form Christ is death.... Even if you have learned all
the methods, that will still not make you a Christian.
[It is Christ alone that makes you a Christian]
Bible verses are taken from the Recovery Version of the Bible and Words of Ministry from "Central Messages" pp. 63, 152. Both are published by Living Stream Ministry, Anaheim, CA (Repeat 11/11/97) Please visit us at www.emanna.com Comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org.