IT IS FINISHED

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John 19:30

From the cross this triumphant word was uttered, “It Is Finished!”

 

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Three words in English, two in Chinese, but just one in the original Greek.  That one word “tetalestai” sounds much more impressive, and is more glorious, than all other words. 

It is the shout of victory from the lips of a Conqueror.  The word means more than just imply, the work was done.  It embodies the thought of “perfect” or “complete.” 

We humans finish a good many things, but they are never perfect and complete. 

All that man touches is tainted with failure and imperfection – not so however, this great work of our blessed Lord Jesus Christ. 

He came to do GOD the Father’s will, to glorify GOD, to take away the sin of the world.

 

What did He finish? Redemption.  He purchased the entire world of men, women, boys and girls. 

He paid full price, to redeem that is, buy back to God, the lost world of sinners.

 

On that cross, by sacrifice of His precious blood, He accomplished the will of God and laid the basis for the carrying out of God’s eternal plan and purpose in redemption of wisdom, love and power.

 

His death was an accomplishment. With us as humans, death is a pitiful demonstration of sin and failure. Death, for us ends all our hopes, works and our will.

 

He did not say, “I am finished,” but “It is finished.” When I die I am finished, as far as my work is concerned; but when Jesus died He actually commenced His work.

 

He starts where others end. We discover this when we are saved. When we give up doing things to try to save ourselves, then, He saves us.

His priestly ministry began when He died, and now that He is risen from the dead and seated on the throne, He continues that blessed ministry. 

He died to save and now lives to continue to save and keep all who believe Him.

 

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Yes, it is all “finished.” The great work of redemption was finished once and for all.  By one offering He perfects forever all those that are sanctified. 

Nothing can be added to His perfect work, – you cannot improve upon it by adding “good works” to it. 

GOD is totally satisfied with the sacrifice of Jesus Christ.  Nothing can be taken from it, for it is all done by GOD.

 

 

The UNFINISHED WORK

 

Let us remind ourselves however, that there is still an “unfinished” work.  The first verse of the book of Acts tells that “Jesus began both to do and to teach.” He did not finish this other work. 

Christ alone could do that mighty work of redemption; but He has left other work that we are privileged to undertake. 

Christ laid the foundation for the salvation of sinners in His precious death on Calvary, when He shed His life’s blood, and now as His people, redeemed and sanctified, we are to carry on the work of building on that foundation.

We are to be diligent; seeking to win souls for Christ, that they as living stones, might be built into this great Building, His Body, the Church, where He may dwell forever in the midst.

 

You will be able to take part in this work if you believe in Christ as your Saviour and Lord.

 

Let us be earnest in His service, so that we may someday hear these glowing words of commendation which He once spoke concerning the believer and disciple Mary, “She hath done what she could.

 

 

THE CROSS MISUNDERSTOOD

 

What is the cause of mankind’s darkness in understanding; and such confusion in apprehension, that results in a complete misunderstanding in religion?

 

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The reason is they know not the doctrine of the cross of Christ, and why, when upon the Cross He loudly and triumphantly cried out, “It is Finished.”

 

That cross indisputably demonstrates mankind’s imperative need of redemption, and that the death penalty (spiritual, physical, eternal death,) is met by the Son of GOD, Jesus Christ. 

All must experience that cross in order that another life, eternal life, – a life out of resurrection, may be imparted to those who will believe.

 

People in general do not understand the cross.  Most think as the Jew thought, that Judaism would introduce a great and lasting kingdom, and that religion would improve and change mankind’s nature. 

Most, utterly mistake the gospel, by thinking that Christianity is destined to improve humanity. The cross does not speak of an improvement of mankind, but rather an end.

 

The cross, the ultimate symbol of a death execution of open shame, suffering and pain, states clearly that this is the end of all hope in mankind.

 

The eternal Son of GOD representatively offers Himself up in sacrifice for ungodly sinners.  He will bear away your sins, but only if you believe Him. 

The cross speaks of death, judgment and sacrifice on behalf of others.

 

Christ died for the ungodly,” that is for sinners like me and like you He died, to give us this never-to-be-repeated opportunity, which is to have our sins forgiven, to be pardoned and to possess eternal life.

 

During this day of GOD’s grace reigning through righteousness, all who are offended by the preaching of the cross and who are stumbled because of This Man Jesus Who said, “IT IS FINISHED,”- shall be lost forever.

 

Instead of being stumble, and offended because of Christ and His cross, all who humbly fall at His feet, believing Him and His word, shall experience what it is to pass from death into what is truly Life.

 

GOD is still inviting sinners to come, believe and be saved and safe forever.

 

Come to Jesus – believing Him and His word,  “IT IS FINISHED

Written by:   John A. Short

Acknowledgement:  © Christian Book Room / Gospel Tract Series

Photo by Sunbeams & M.E. Head

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About the “IT IS FINISHED” poster

CBR has produced thousands of these posters and they can be found in many homes throughout China.

One aged sister in Hainan province had a worn and folded copy that she would at first opportunity unfold and happily use to witness to others, stating that none except the Lord Jesus could say that He had completely finished the work He came to do.

If you have believed Christ’s finished work, you too can have the privilege and joy to witness to others how great is this Person hand His work completed on behalf of all.

 

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Resurrection

 

 

 

Voice Recorded :    Resurrection

 

“But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept” (1 Cor.15:20).

Now this is the word both historic and true,

Concerning the gospel I preached unto you,

By which you are saved and in which you remain

Unless, after preaching, your faith is in vain.

Because I delivered to you first of all,

That which I received as the primary call;

Christ died for our sins as the Scriptures have said,

And that He was buried and rose from the dead.

And that He was seen in His new risen state,

By Peter and those who had known Him of late;

By those He had chosen to be by His side,

And carry the news to the world far and wide.

Now if Christ is preached that He rose from the tomb,

How is it? you say, and by this you presume

That no resurrection has yet entered in?

If that is the case you are still in your sin.

But now is Christ risen, our Saviour and Chief;

The firstfruits of those who have died in belief;

For since by one sin came the sentence it bore,

So through resurrection came life evermore.



For just as in Adam all die, it is true,

In Christ we are quickened, created anew;

But someone will ask, How do mortals revive?

And what are the bodies of those who survive?

Now God gives a body to each as He wills,

The seed to its own when it dies in the hills;

All flesh is distinguished, not paired in the least;

One kind is of human, another of beast.

Celestial bodies and those of the earth,

Have differing glories imparted at birth;

The glory inherent in sun or in star,

Is seen in the heavens, albeit afar.

So also is that which is raised from the dead,

The body is sown in corruption inbred;

The natural body returns to the dust,

The spiritual body is born out of trust.

And as we inherit the image of man,

Who fell into sin when the ages began,

So shall we inherit the image of One,

Who purchased salvation when sin was undone.

A truth has been hidden but now is declared,

Concerning the future of which we have shared;

We shall not be sleeping, but we shall be changed:

A wonderful hope which the Lord has arranged.



The trumpet shall sound and the dead shall be raised,

Enclosed in new bodies divinely appraised;

And we shall be changed from this temporal state,

And put on the bodies we keenly await.

And then shall that saying be brought into light,

Unknown to the sceptics who dwell in the night:

O Death and O Hades, wherein is thy sting?

The triumph of Christ is the anthem we sing.

Written by Maurice Dyson

Posted with permission from Herald of Hope Vol 63 No.6

( Photographer) M. E. Head

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Good News of Resurrection

 復活的喜訊

Jesus said …  : “I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live” (  John 11:25)

 

 

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If we do not believe that Jesus Christ has risen from the dead, we would also not be able to believe that a mere mortal will rise again from death.

 

We must know precisely that the person who has said: ” I am the resurrection, and the life”, He is not just any common human being , He is the Saviour of all mankind. He is Christ, the Son of the Living God.

 

The good news of resurrection is that, because Christ has risen from death, those who believe in Him will have the same assurance : though he were dead, yet shall he live.” 

When Jesus Christ said the above words to Martha, He was very near to the path of the cross. However, for the sake of glorifying the Father and for the sake of showing the world that He was sent by Him, He needed to perform one miracle: to raise Lazarus from death, even after he died four days already.

 

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How is  the resurrection a good news to you and to me?

For Lazarus himself, he had experienced real resurrection on that day! For Martha, who had heard from her own ears the Lord’s promise of resurrection, had eye-witnessed the resurrection of her own brother!

For us, who believe in Him, because of the Lord Jesus Christ’s resurrection, we could also receive this promise and accept this assurance: he that believeth in me,though he were dead, yet shall he live.” 

 

 

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Today, my body of perishable and corruptive, on that very Day, will not only be resurrected; it will also become an incorruptible and ever-living body. And it will be able to live with God in His glory for ever and ever.

Do not wait until the resurrection after death; even now, you could have a taste of this resurrection life. When you trust in Jesus Christ, His resurrection power will come upon you. You could then experience this vibrant life power.

The resurrection of Christ has ascertained to us his accomplishment of the salvation.

Why? Because God has already called sinners “justified”; and He has forfeited their deserved penalties. So that those who believe and trust in Jesus Christ, they will receive a new and eternal life.

 

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“Therefore if any man be in Christ , he is a new creature :  old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. ” (II Corinthians 5:17)

 

Friend , do you believe in the resurrection ?  From the moment you start trusting in the Lord Jesus Christ, you will attain this resurrection life.  

 

 

Written:  Ray J. Sunbeams

Photos:  Tom Wells

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MARY MAGDALENE

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Mary Magdalene

— A true Easter story

 

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Mary stood just near the cross in deepest misery,

The Lord she loved so very much, Had died in agony.

She could not understand it all, Her grief was very deep,

In anguish great she lingered there, And many saw her weep.

 

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She sorrowed through the Sabbath day, But first day of the week,

She went into the garden Her dear Lord to seek.

But oh! The scene that met her eyes, The stone was rolled away

And in the tomb – two angels sat, Where the Lord did lay.

 

 

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Oh! Where was the master? The precious Lord she sought,

What ever could have happened, She bowed her head – distraught.

Then the angel spoke to her, And asked her why she wept,

“My precious Lord has disappeared Although a watch was kept.”

 

 

And as she turned away from them, Blinded, by her tears,

She saw somebody standing near And told him, of her fears

And as the stranger spoke her name, Her heart leapt at His word,

“Mary, don’t you know me,” Yes, it was her Lord.

 

 

 

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“Master” was her joyous cry, As at His feet she fell,

“Mary, do not touch me, But go – my brethren tell.

“Tell them I have risen, From death and from the grave,

That now I have the power, All men’s souls to save.”

 

 

And so the gospel story, God’s living word so true

Tell of Jesus glory, And His Love for you

If you truly seek Him, He your name will call,

Kneel at His feet like Mary, Just surrender all.


 

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     Poem by:   Doris Amy Rulton
     Photos:  Sunbeam Team

 

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Have You Thought About Your Soul?

 

mmexport1387413501153Have you ever stopped to wonder

What this life is all about?

Why you’re here and where you’re going

When your lease of time runs out?

 

Maybe you’ve been too busy,

Trying hard to reach your goal;

Would you let me ask you kindly,

Have you thought about your soul?

 

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You may reach the highest portals,

And your dreams may all come true,

Wealth and fame may be your portion,

And success may shine on you.

 

All your friends may sing your praises,

Not a care on you may roll;

What about the great tomorrow

Have you thought about your soul?

 

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Don’t forget your days are numbered

Though you may be riding high,

But, like all of us poor mortals,

Someday, you sure will die.

 

Your success and fame and glory,

Won’t be worth the bell they toll;

Let me ask you just one question,

Have you thought about your soul?

 

If you’ve never thought it over,

Spend a little time today;

There is nothing more important,

That will ever come your way,

 

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Than the joys of sins forgiven,

And to know you’ve been made whole,

In the Name of Christ, my Saviour,

Stop and think about your soul.

 

Author unknown

Acknowledgment:  Herald of Hope

Photo By M. E. Head

 

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People Need The Lord

People Need the Lord

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Everyday they pass me by,
I can see it in their eyes
Empty people filled with care
Headed who knows where

 

On they go through private pain,
Living fear to fear
Laughter hides their silent cries
Only Jesus hears

 

People need the Lord
People need the Lord
At the end of broken dreams
He’s the open door

 

People need the Lord
People need the Lord
When will we realise
People need the Lord

 

We are called to take his light
To a world where wrong seems right
What could be too great a cost
For sharing life with one who’s lost?

 

Through his love our heart can feel
All the grief they bear
They must hear the words of life
Only we can share

 

People need the Lord
People need the Lord
At the end of broken dreams
He’s the open door

 

People need the Lord
People need the Lord
When will we realise
That we must give our lives, for
People need the Lord

 

Sang by Mina Mun

editor’ note:
Mina and her husband Seong came from Korea, they were serving the Lord in Papua New Guinea planting tribal churches among the West Gimi People at the time of this song recorded (Nov.  2010)
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I Am The Lord’s! O Joy Beyond Expression

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我乃屬主

 

 

 

 

1.   I am the Lord’s !  O joy be-yond ex-pres-sion, O sweet re-sponse to voice of love di-vine;

Faith’s joy-ous Yes   to the as-sur-ing whis-per,   Fear not , I have re-deemed thee, thou art Mine.

 

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2.   I am the Lord’s !  it hush-es eve-ry mur-mur,  It soothes the fev-ered spir-it to its rest;  I am the Lord’s !   it is the child’s re-join-der, Who knows and feel the Fa-ther’s will is best.

 

 

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3.   I am the Lord’s !  O  ea-ger-ly and glad-ly, Tri-umph-ant-ly and grate-fu-ly we sing;  I am the Lord’s ! it is the rock un-fail-ing   To which our storm-tossed souls in dan-ger cling.

 

 

 

4.   I am the Lord’s !  yet teach me all it mean-eth,   All it in- volves of love and loy- al- ty,  Of ho-ly ser-vice, full and glad sur- ren- der,  And un- re- served   o- be- dience  un – to Thee.

 

 

 

5.   I am the Lord’s !   yes; bod-y, soul and spir-it;  They’re sealed,  and  ir-re-cov-er-a-bly  Thine;  As  Thou,  Be- lov- ed,   in Thy grace and ful-ness    For ev-er and for ev-er – more art mine.

 

 

Acknowledgment: The Believers Hymn Book Resource Page

Tune: Raynolds  Metre: 11. 10. 11. 10

Lyrics from:  Hymn#394 “THE BELIEVERS HYMN BOOK”

GOSPEL FOLIO PRESS & JOHN RITCHIE LIMITED

Photos  by Nola Crowford

 

 

 

Alternative tune:  SANDRINGHAM:

 

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My Desire For You

 

 

我對你深切盼望

 

 

  

“I pray not that Thou should take them out of the world, but that Thou should keep them from evil.” (John 17:15)

 

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Fresh tokens of HIS LOVE,
For ever round thee falling
As manna from above!
 
That ever midst the worry
Of busy outward life,
Thine inner life may flourish
Unhindered by the strife:
 

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That thou may’st know HIS
PRESENCE
To brighten all the way,
And prove HIS GRACE sufficient
For each succeeding day:
 

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That more increased attractions
In Jesus thou may’st see,
And mine is but an echo
OF HIS DESIRE FOR THEE.

 

By  A.P.C.

 

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A Day That Has Gone By

 

永不复返的一天

 

                                   

Mark 1:15  And saying, The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel.

 

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0ne of the loveliest sights you can possibly see is a sunset. Regardless of where you are in the world, everyone is privileged to witness this beautiful display in God’s creation.

A sunset marks the end of another day. As a result, one cannot help but reflect or ponder the days events while gazing upon the sun as it gradually lowers in the horizon. For some, the day was one of accomplishments or moments of great joy; for others setbacks or depths of great sorrow.

It could even be a sign of a missed opportunity. Whatever the circumstance, a sunset is a reminder of a day that has gone by never to be repeated again.

 

 

The words in our verse were spoken by the most remarkable man in history. It’s true He was both a great teacher and a miracle worker, but He was no ordinary man. He was absolutely sinless and perfect in every way, Hebrews 7:26.

There was never a thought that crossed His mind that He regretted. There was never a moment when He said something He wished He could retract. There was never an occasion that He desired to undo an action He did. Upon hearing His words, men could say of Him,”Never man spake like this man.” (John 7:46)

Concerning His miracles, others said, “He hath done ALL things well: He maketh both the deaf to hear and the dumb to speak.” (Mark 7:37) This man is none-other than the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God. God could say of Him, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well-pleased.” (Matthew 3:17)

 

 

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When the Lord Jesus spoke those urgent words in our verse, He was proclaiming the glorious gospel (“good news”), a message of hope, to a humanity lost and ruined by sin. Specifically, the only way that a person can be in God’s Heaven, is through repentance of sin and faith in the Lord Jesus Christ as being “my sin-bearer.” He was telling people that forgiveness of sins, peace with God, and eternal life was freely available to everyone regardless of creed, colour, or custom.

 

That invitation is still available to you now, dear soul. Like then, all you have to do to escape the judgment of God in the Lake of Fire is to confess your sinful condition before God and accept the Lord Jesus as your personal Saviour.

The Lord Jesus was crucified and died upon the cross of Calvary so you would not have to suffer in Hell for your sins. Currently, your sins are keeping you out of Heaven. This doesn’t have to be the case; read 2 Corinthians 5:21. His purpose in coming to this world, was to die in order to save you personally from your sins. All you have to do is believe it.

But sadly, like our picture illustrates, the sun has set on many lives already–people who have turned down the Saviour’s invitation are needlessly languishing in the fires of Hell this very moment.

 

 

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Friend, the sunshine of God’s love could be setting on your life even as you are reading this passage. God expects you to make the most out of the opportunities He gives you to be saved. This could be your last opportunity to be saved from your sins. You could die at any moment and miss out on Salvation. All hope would then be lost forever. The eternal welfare of your never-dying soul is at stake. As our verse says, repent of your sins and trust Christ for Salvation NOW before it is forever too late!

 

By Eddie Wong

Acknowledgement:  The Gospel Web Page

http://www3.telus.net/eddie_w/index2.html

Photo Taken By  M. E. Head

 

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Visitor From Another World

 

 

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Earth rise as seen from the moon

 

The possibility of intelligent life forms existing in outer space has long gripped the imagination of science fiction writers and film makers. ‘Star Wars’, ‘E.T.’ and similar movies have made millions at the box office.  N.A.S.A. is doing research in the hope of identifying space messages from intelligent beings.

Space probes have shown that our near planetary neighbours are barren wastes incapable of supporting life, and that planet earth stands alone with its atmosphere and multitude of life forms.

 

 

HEAVENLY VISTOR

One visitor has come from another world in a most unique way.  It is recorded in history as well as in the Bible that Jesus Christ, Immanuel [meaning ‘God with us], has visited this earth.  He said I know where I came from and where I am going.’ ‘You are from beneath; I am from above. You are of this world; I am not of this world’ [John 8:14, 23].

 

 

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A UNIQUE COMING

The Bible tells us that the power of the Most High overshadowed a virgin Jewish girl called Mary, and when the Holy Spirit came upon her, she conceived a child called the Son of God [Luke 1:26-35].  The Babe born in Bethlehem was a visitor from Heaven, forGod was manifested in the flesh’ [1 Timothy 3:16].

A UNIQUE LIFE

Jesus Christ is remarkable in that He is Omnipotent, meaning He is able to do all things. He raised the dead, cured the sick and calmed a stormy sea. He could perform any miracle He chose and on many occasions showed His complete mastery over all creation.

He is also Omniscient, meaning He knows everything.  He knew the thoughts of His opponents, as well as those of His disciples.  He saw Nathanael under the fig tree and knew his thoughts while far away [John 1: 48].

He is also Omnipresent, meaning He is present everywhere.  While on earth, He was still in Heaven!No one has ascended to Heaven but He who came down from heaven, that is, the Son of man who is in Heaven’ [John 3:13].  These are all attributes of God alone!

 

He was also different to everyone else, for –

  He was sinless in word and deed. Who committed no sin, nor was guile found in His mouth’ [1 Peter 2:22].

  He was sinless in every thought.For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him’ [2 Corinthians 5:21].

  He was sinless in His very being of nature.And you know that He was manifested to take away our sins, and in Him there is no sin’ [1 John 3:5].

 

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The Mighty Creator has visited His creation, for All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made [John 1:1-3].  

      The Mighty Sustainer of all the universes, who is the cohesive  power of the atom, upholding All things by the Word of His power’  has stepped from Eternity into Time [Hebrews 1:3].

 

A UNIQUE DEATH

He was so radical that He was crucified for claiming to be God [Matthew 26;57-68].  Yet in death he fulfilled the great purpose for His visit to earth – He died for the sins of the whole world.

 

No mere mortal could take His life from Him.  He laid down His life and also had power to take it again, for He arose from the tomb on the morning of the third day.  He was seen alive by over 500 witnesses on one occasion, and His disciples saw Him ascend to Heaven.

 

 

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HIS UNIQUE NAMES

One day He will return to earth and be revealed as King of kings and Lord of lords.’ Because of His finished work for you on the Cross, He wants to be –

  Your REDEEMER. He purchased you with His own life’s blood.  Knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, like silver or gold, from your aimless conduct received by tradition from your fathers, but with the precious blood of Christ, as of a lamb without spot or blemish [1 Peter 1:18-19].

  Your SAVIOUR. The Father has sent the Son as Saviour of the world’ and ‘We trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, especially of those who believe [1 John 4:14, 1 Timothy 4:10].

  Your LORD. He has the right to be given total control your life. He wants you to surrender your will, and to receive Him now as your Saviour and Lord. Only then will you have your sins forgiven, and know His peace, purpose and plan for your life.Lord, what do you want me to do? [Acts 9:6]

 

 

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Will you kneel before your Creator and Redeemer now, and receive Him as your Saviour and Lord? This suggested prayer would help you to do this – Thank you Lord Jesus for coming from Heaven to die for my sins. I confess that I have fallen far short of your holy standard, and ask You to forgive me my sins, and I now receive You as my Saviour and Lord.  Amen

 

 

 

Written:  Albert Fairweather

Acknowledgment: Facts for Faith

Photos by:  Brenda Chu

 

 

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LESSONS FROM GEESE

雁的教訓

“But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee; and the fowls of the air, and they shall tell thee.”   Job 12:7

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FACT 1

As each goose flaps its wings it creates an “uplift” for the birds that follow. By flying in a “V” formation, the whole flock adds 71% more range than if each bird flew alone.

LESSON

People who share a common direction and sense of community can get where they are going quicker and easier because they are traveling on the trust of one another.

“But if we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin”  1 John 1:7

“That ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel.”       Philippians 1:27

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FACT 2

When a goose falls out formation, it suddenly feels the drag and resistance of flying alone. It quickly moves back into formation to take advantage of the lifting power of the bird immediately in front of it.

LESSON

If we have as much sense as a goose, we stay in formation with those headed where we want to go. We are willing to accept their help and give our help to others.

“Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.” Philippians 2:4

 

“We ought to lay down our lives for the brethren”      1 John 3:16

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FACT 3

When the lead goose tires, it rotates back in to the formation and another goose flies to the point position.

LESSONS

It pays to take turns doing the hard tasks and sharing leadership. As with geese; people are interdependent on each other’s skills, capabilities and unique arrangement of gifts, talents or resources.

“Bear ye one another’s burdens and so fulfill the law of Christ.”     Galatians 6:2

 

“For I mean not that other men be eased, and ye burdened: but by an equality, that now at this time your abundance may be a supply for their want…”             2 Corinthians 8:13-14

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FACT 4

The geese flying in formation honk the encourage those up front to keep up with their speed.

LESSON

We need to make sure our honking is encouraging. In groups where there is encouragement, productivity is much greater. Individual empowerment results from quality honking.

“And the God of all comfort; Who comforeth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.”    2 Corinthians 1:3-4

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FACT 5

When a goose gets sick, wounded or short down, two geese drop out of formation and follow it down to help and protect it. They stay with it until it dies or is able to fly again. Then, they launch out with another formation or catch up with the flock.

LESSON

If we have as much sense as geese, we will stand by each other in difficult times as well as when we are strong.

 

“Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to lift him up.”   Ecclesiastes 4:9-10

 

“See that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently.” 1 Peter 1:22

“…Where is God my maker, who giveth songs in the night; Who teacheth us more than the beasts of the earth, and maketh us wiser than the flowls of heaven?

Job 35:10-11

 

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