And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace (John 1:16 KJV) John speaking about the Word made flesh says we have all received of Christ’s fullness. Imagine Jesus as a gigantic vessel that is full and never runs out. Then think of us as vessels being filled to overflow as this
Receiving from God
While it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts, as in the provocation (Hebrews 3:15, KJV) Responding to God’s Word is a pivotal element of how God deals with us. It is a crucial element that determines what happens to us. God is sovereign, and forever will be.
For from his fullness we have all received, grace upon grace (John 1:16, ESV) Have you received from God as in John 1:16 above or do you still receive from God? Let me rephrase it using examples to drive home the point. Have you already received power from God or do you still receive power
For I have given unto them the words which thou gavest me; and they have received them, and have known surely that I came out from thee, and they have believed that thou didst send me (John 17:8 KJV) We often use the phrase “receive the word” in Christian circles, and it is important to
And Peter calling to remembrance saith unto him, Master, behold, the fig tree which thou cursedst is withered away (Mk. 11:21 KJV) The latent period is used to describe the time between the infection by a microorganism such as a virus and the onset of its signs and symptoms. Symptoms usually do not start at
Then touched he their eyes, saying, According to your faith be it unto you (Matt. 9:29 KJV). he words “according to your faith” are very familiar terms in the New Testament. Jesus often spoke these words to those who were seeking to receive something, often healing, from Him. He is still saying these same words
And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force (Matthew 11:12, KJV). Possessing your kingdom possessions requires kingdom violence. Victory in life is for fighters, and we must enforce our rights and privileges in Christ. If you are passive and docile