R.V. Court

Humility

       When we use this word our mind instinctively goes to Philippians 2:5, “Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus.” It is likely that very few verses of Scripture are more frequently that this one when we come together week by week to remember the Lord, and very rightly our minds are directed to that Blessed On who demonstrated, as none other could, a humble mind. It was His from eternity. But there is a danger of forgettin...

Relations with Our Brethren

1 Cor. 8:9-12 In this passage we see Paul speaking to some in the Corinthian church who have “knowledge.” He was probably indicating by this word that their apprehension of the things of God and of the new liberty that has become theirs through Christ is greater than that of others with the same church, who possibly have not been saved so long, and are not so advanced spiritually as the others. They had all been brought up amidst idolatry, and knew that most of the m...

Giving

       2 Corinthians 8:9 “He who was rich, for our sakes became poor.” In this profound statement the apostle is not specifically drawing attention to the life of humility our Lord lived here among men. Possibly that life could be summed up in our Lord’s own words, “the Son of Man hath not where to lay His head.” But it is well to remember that in the highest sense, amid His material poverty, He enjoyed a richness beyond all othe...
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