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Working Together to Be More Like Jesus

That we . . . may grow up in all things into Him, which is the head, even Christ; from whom all the body fitly framed and knit together through that which every joint supplieth, accord­ing to the working in due measure of each several part, maketh the increase of the body unto the building up of itself in love.

EPHESIANS 4:14-16 (R. V.)


WE become the living means to a great end; and all our inner salvation--our finding of Jesus--is seen, not to centre in ourselves, in our own gain, our own rescue, our own peace; but to lead out beyond itself; to have been our qualification for use and office, without which we could not be taken up, as workers with God, into that eternal husbandry whereby He sets Himself to win over the stubborn and thorny field of the world. Our eyes are taken off ourselves; we are not absorbed in rehearsing our own experi­ences, however blessed. We are caught up into the counsels; we serve to widen the frontiers of the King­dom; through us, correlated as we are, by joints and bands, into the articulated body, the Spirit of Christ can get abroad, can take a fresh step forward. We are become its vantage-ground from which it can again advance. Oh, that we were more quick to His touch, more ready for His needs, more serviceable in His ministry!

HENRY SCOTT HOLLAND


This is a public domain version of Joy and Strength.

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