The title The Controllers is to get you interested in reading this article. This article is not about government, politics or religion, it is about . . .
As His eternal sonship was foreordained before the foundation of the world, so also His eternal priesthood was foreordained before the foundation of the world.
A spiritual thorn in a child of God can be just as painful, and just as infectious as a physical thorn.
The Creator was bound, beaten, and bruised by His own creation.
Making a judgment call is not wrong, it is discernment. We make judgment calls every day, but we have been intimidated to believe that somehow to judge is wrong.
Avoid suspicion: when you’re walking through your neighbor’s melon patch, don’t tie your shoe. – Chinese proverb
In the anointing of Aaron, God wanted to be part of their lives. It was the distance that sin had created that God had to overcome, He could not dwell among them, nor commune with them unless His righteousness was upheld. He could only dwell among and with them on the basis of blood sacrifice. Blood removed the distance of sin.
Men imagine the Most High is moved by sentiment, rather than by principle. – Arthur W. Pink
The Book of Hebrews is little in the eyes of the Church when it comes to study, and it is often put on the back burner, and yet, it is the only book in all of Scripture that even mentions the priesthood of the Lord Jesus, and deals with all of the benefits of that priesthood to us, as the children of God.
The qualifications of a priest is set so high that it is beyond the ability of any organization or any man to satisfy God’s requirements. God wants us to understand (as redeemed citizens of heaven) we have no need of an earthly Aaron, or any priest on earth; for only one Priest is approved of God, and that is the Man (the glorified Man) Jesus Christ.
Quiz Time . . .
What were the two greatest messages ever delivered to mankind? and who delivered them?
The multitude which does not reduce itself to unity is confusion; the unity which does not depend upon the multitude, is tyranny. –-Blaise Pascal –
Also quotes from Spurgeon, J. N. Darby, and others