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Emanna for 11/11/2020

Partaking of Christ in the Light

Bible Verses

Col 1:12 Giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified you for a share of the allotted portion of the saints in the light; Psa 16:11 You will make known to me the path of life; in Your presence is fullness of joy; at Your right hand there are pleasure forever.

Words of Ministry

When I was young, I was taught to follow Christ and to walk in His steps. I was also charged to worship Him as the Lord and Master in the heavens. But I was never told that I could enjoy Christ. I was not taught that Christ is my life supply and the portion for my enjoyment. When we were saved, we had a sense of the sweetness of Christ. Deep within, we realized how enjoyable Christ is. Then...many of us were distracted and led away from the enjoyment of Christ. We turned from the inner sense of the sweetness of Christ to religious duty. This brought us into darkness again, and the inward shining ceased. Many of us spent years in this condition. But one day, out of desperation, we laid aside our religious duty, turned to the Lord, and cried out to Him. We asked Him what had happened to us. By turning to the Lord, we turned once more from darkness to light. Then, in the light, we again began to enjoy Christ as the portion of the saints. The only way to partake of Christ and to enjoy Him is in the light. God and Christ are light. When we turn to the Lord and come into His presence, we are in the light and spontaneously begin to enjoy Him as our portion.

Bible verses are taken from the Recovery Version of the Bible and Words of Ministry, from Witness Lee, Life-study of Colossians, pp. 59. Both are published by Living Stream Ministry, Anaheim, CA. (Repeat 12/4/1999) Please visit us at www.emanna.com Comments to: comment@emanna.com.