R0121-8 Miscellaneous – Bride Of Jesus

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JESUS gave his perfect natural life to redeem fallen, natural men and to restore them to the perfect natural condition, so we, as his bride, members of his body are first by faith reckoned or accounted perfect through his sacrifice, and secondly, permitted to give this justified nature a "living sacrifice." Thus we are associated with Jesus in his death, the expressed conditions being, that if we thus give up all the Adamic, we may become partakers of the "Divine Nature"–be made "New Creatures in Christ Jesus." "For if we be dead with Him, we believe that we shall also live with Him." "If we suffer with Him, we shall also be glorified together."

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— June, 1880 —