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Saturday, November 5, 2016

"Behold, if the leprosy have covered all his flesh

"Behold, if the leprosy have covered all his flesh,
 he shall pronounce him clean that hath the plague." 
Leviticus 13:13

Strange enough this regulation appears, yet there was wisdom in it, for the throwing out of the disease proved that the constitution was sound.
This evening it may be well for us to see the typical teaching of so singular a rule.
We, too, are lepers, and may read the law of the leper as applicable to ourselves.
When a man sees himself to be altogether lost and ruined,
covered all over with the defilement of sin, and in no part free from pollution; when he disclaims all righteousness of his own,
and pleads guilty before the Lord, then he is clean through the blood of Jesus, and the grace of God. 

Hidden, unfelt, unconfessed iniquity is the true leprosy;
but when sin is seen and felt, it has received its deathblow,
and the Lord looks with eyes of mercy upon the soul afflicted with it.
Nothing is more deadly than self-righteousness,
or more hopeful than contrition.
We must confess that we are "nothing else but sin,"
for no confession short of this will be the whole truth; and if the Holy Spirit be at work with us, convincing us of sin,
there will be no difficulty about making such an acknowledgment -it will spring spontaneously from our lips. 

What comfort does the text afford to truly awakened sinners:
the very circumstance which so grievously discouraged them is here turned into a sign and symptom of a hopeful state!
Stripping comes before clothing; digging out the foundation is the first thing in building-and a thorough sense of sin is one of the earliest works of grace in the heart.
O thou poor leprous sinner, utterly destitute of a sound spot,
take heart from the text, and come as thou art to Jesus- 

"For let our debts be what they may, however great or small, 
As soon as we have nought to pay,
our Lord forgives us all. 
'Tis perfect poverty alone that sets the soul at large: 
While we can call one mite our own, we have no full discharge." 

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REACHING THE NATIONS FOR THE 

GLORY OF GOD !

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"Let your thoughts be psalms, 
your prayers incense, 
and your breath praise." 
(Charles H Spurgeon)
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 If you are NOT a believer in Jesus Christ,
 you can be accepted into his kingdom.
 I invite you to let him to make of you,
what He always wanted.

 "PRAYER" 
 Marvelous God Almighty,
 I come to you in the precious name of Jesus,
 who died for me to make me free of sin,
 I want Jesus to enter into my heart and make me free,
 I confess that He is the son of God.
 I ask to change my heart and to give me wisdom to understand 
your Holy Word full of promises of eternal value,
 not only to live on this earth,
 but to be expectant of my life in heaven.
 In the precious name of Jesus I ask.
Amen..
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 “The true minister of Christ knows
that the true value of a sermon must lie,
 not in its fashion and manner,
 but in the truth which it contains.
~ C. H. Spurgeon ~ 
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PRAYER 
 Father, I ask You to bless my friends, 
relatives and those that I care deeply for, 
who are reading this right now.
 Show them a new revelation of Your love and power.
 Holy Spirit, I ask You to minister to their spirit at this very moment.
Where there is pain, give them Your peace and mercy..
 Where there is self-doubt, release a renewed confidence through Your grace.
Where there is need, I ask you to fulfill their needs.
 Bless their homes, families, finances, their goings and their comings.
 Amen.

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