Occasional Papers on Scriptural Subjects (Classic Reprint)

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One of the great gifts of God to them whom He is pleased thus to justify is life - life suited to His own presence in glory. It is not such life as Adam had when first created, happy and innocent, in Paradise; for that life, though perfect in its kind, and suited to the condition of one who was of the earth, earthy, was not suited for that glory which flesh and blood cannot inherit. Therefore, in Christ, who from everlasting was, and unto everlasting shall be, the living One, (5 q'wv Rev. I.) God hath given to the redeemed, new and heavenly life. At present, this life, as to its fulness, is hidden with Christ in God, to be communicated to us in all completeness when He returns. In the meanwhile, it is imparted to us measurably here; and therefore, we read of the new man created according to God in righteousness and true holiness (eph. Iv. And again.

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