A Worldwide Internet Christian Discipleship Ministry

Cause Thy Face To Shine Upon Us

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Cause Thy Face To Shine Upon Us

By Henry Mahan

The apostles and early believers were despised by the religious Jews because of the gospel which they preached. It was not because they were covetous or proud men. They were persecuted because the gospel of God’s grace, which they preached, was offensive to humans pride.
They preached (as I trust we do, also) that salvation, even for the most moral person on earth, is only possible because of the grace and mercy of God, given to us in Christ Jesus. These people of God knew nothing of free-will, decisionism, and giving God a chance. They knew only one way of salvation, that of God’s being gracious and showing sovereign mercy to sinners in Christ.
The gospel of grace and glory does not appear OCCASIONALY in their preaching and writings, nor was it a deeper truth or doctrine which they discussed PRIVATELY; it reigns, shines, and dominated all that they said, wrote, and did.
It is the ONLY THING that they preached!
To them, any word of human worthiness, works, or rights was totally wrong, and counted for nothing in the matter of acceptance before God. They addressed all men (even themselves) as guilty, condemned, and perishing justly unless God is pleased to come in mercy and lift the beggar from his dunghill, sanctify and justify him through Christ Jesus, and accept him in the Beloved.
“God be merciful to us, and bless us; and cause Thy face to shine upon us” (Psalms 67:1).

SOURCE: https://arminianheresy.blogspot.com/2011/12/cause-thy-face-to-shine-upon-us.html



Leave a Reply

Featured Gospel Message

Christ Died For The Ungodly

by Horatius Bonar

The divine testimony concerning man is, that he is a sinner. God bears witness against him, not for him; and testifies that "there is none righteous, no, not one"; that there is "none that doeth good"; none "that understandeth"; none that even seeks after God, and, still more, none that loves Him (Psa. 14:1-3; Rom. 3:10-12). God speaks of man kindly, but severely; as one yearning over a lost child, yet as one who will make no terms with sin, and will "by no means clear the guilty." <continued>

christian discipleship articles you can listen to


most popular christian discipleship articles


health information alternative medicine covid-19 virus vaccine news cancer cures


covid-19 wuhan corona virus vaccine injuries adverse effects news


Words they never taught me in Sunday school


Books For Children By Thomas Furmato


Coming In The Clouds YouTube Channel


Coming In The Clouds Facebook Page


Charity Navigator lists salaries of charitable organization leaders, but it is not a Christian website: Locate information about charitable organizations


Compassion International helping children in poverty in Jesus name

Featured Videos

Is Arminianism The Gospel?

How To Worship God


Most Viewed Posts
Recommended Pages

annoying bible preachers holding a bible


pigs in mud example of how sinful filthy and unholy God sees us


Care-Net pregnancy counseling and post abortion grief counseling


Compassion International helping children in poverty in Jesus name


Matheny School And Hospital For Severely Handicapped Children


Mount Nebo Prison Ministry


Grace To You John MacArthur audio messages


Donate Life Gift Of Life Organ Donation Transplants


Joni Erickson Tada Ministry