“Since we have now been justified by His blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through Him!” Romans 5:9

What are all your sorrows, your cares, and your losses 
viewed in the light of this happy condition?

You tell me of your . . .

  • poverty and many privations.  I will reply, “Yes, but then think of your justification!”
  • disappointed hopes and blasted schemes.  “Yes, but you are justified!”
  • change of circumstances, and the painful contrast of the present with the past.  “Yes, but you are justified!”
  • friends departed, and your now desolate condition.  “Yes, but you are justified!”

Thus, to every tale of want or woe, when that tale comes from the lips of a believer in Christ–I will bring up that one sweet, soothing melody for the troubled spirit–justification by faith!

Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ!” Romans 5:1

 

John Angell James (1785-1859) an English Nonconformist clergyman and writer, began preaching at Carrs Lane Independent chapel in 1805 and was ordained in May 1806. Around 1814, he began to attract large crowds and his writings became widely circulated. Charles Haddon Spurgeon spoke often of his admiration for James and his impactful ministry. James died on October 1, 1859, and, per his wishes, was interred in a vault beneath his pulpit in Carr’s Lane Chapel. However, in 1970, during the rebuilding of Carrs Lane Church, his remains and those of his second wife were exhumed and reburied at Witton Cemetery, Birmingham, in an unmarked common grave. The legacy of John Angell James lives on through his preserved writings and wisdom quoted by preachers.

Hebrews 12:1-2

Since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the Author and Finisher of our faith... 

Words of Wisdom from the Cloud of Witnesses: The Cloud of Witnesses is a reference to Christians in Heaven who have run their races and are now with the Lord. Their words of wisdom, encouragement, hope, and joy live on and inspire us to know Jesus better, to love Him more, and to run our race to the finish line. Their words strengthen our souls, equip our minds, encourage our hearts, and empower us to stand firm in our faith and be motivated, ready, and willing to share the hope we have in Jesus.

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