Bought by the Blood

June 5, 2013

The churches ar…

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The churches are not candles: Christ only is our light, and his gospel our lamp; but they receive their light from Christ and the gospel; and hold it forth to others. They are golden candlesticks, for they should be precious and pure, comparable to fine gold; not only the ministers, but the members of the churches ought to be such; their light should so shine before men as to engage others to give glory to God…he has promised to be with his churches always to the end of the world, filling them with light, and life, and love, for he is the very animating informing soul of the church.

Matthew Henry on the Relationship Between Christ and His Church

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