Andrew Murray

The Freedom of the Christian

By Andrew Murray

“And having been freed from sin, you became slaves of righteousness.” (Romans 6:18) “But now having been freed from sin….you derive your benefit, resulting in sanctification….” (Romans 6:22) “But now we have been released from the Law….” (Romans 7:6) “For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from…

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Power and Weakness

By Andrew Murray

. . “And He has said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.’…. Therefore I am well content with weaknesses….for Christ’s sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.” (II Corinthians 12:9-10) There is almost no word that is so imperfectly understood in the Christian life…

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A Defense of “The Second Blessing”

By Andrew Murray

[The reader will observe that the term “Second Blessing” may or may not be used, but the pattern of entering into identification with Christ by faith is a much need blessing. Technically, the “life hid with Christ in God (Col. 3:1-4) is the personal appropriation of the blessings given spiritually at the new birth (Eph.…

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The Blessing of the Cross

By Andrew Murray

[The concept of “the Cross” in this article involves, not only Christ’s substitutionary death on Calvary for our redemption, but the Cross in the life of the believer. This dimension involves discovering and claiming as personally true, our co-death and co-resurrection with Christ by faith. This “not I, but Christ” level of discipleship is illustrated…

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Taking God at His Word

By Andrew Murray

“And blessed is she who believed that there would be a fulfillment of what had been spoken to her by the Lord.” (Luke 1:45) “Therefore, keep up your courage, men, for I believe God that it will turn out exactly as I have been told. (Acts 27:25) “yet, with respect to the promise of God,…

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The Gift of God’s Son

By Andrew Murray

“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.” (John 3:16) God held the world so dear that He gave His only begotten Son for everyone who will trust in Him. And how did He give Him? He gave…

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How to Enjoy Daily Fellowship With God

By Andrew Murray

1. The first and chief need of our Christian life is, Fellowship with God.[1] The Divine life within us comes from God, and is entirely dependent upon Him. As I need every moment afresh the air to breathe, as the sun every moment afresh sends down its light, so it is only in direct living…

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The Cross Versus the Self-Life (Part 2 of 2)

By Andrew Murray

Now comes the third point. What are we to do to get rid of it (self)? Jesus answers us in the words of our text: “If any man will come after me, let him take up his cross and follow me.” Note it well.–I must deny myself and take Jesus himself as my life,–I must…

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The Cross Versus the Self-Life (Part 1)

By Andrew Murray

“If any man will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me” (Matthew 16:24). Let us dwell upon this one word, “self.” It is only as we learn to know what self is that we really know what is at the root of all our failure, and are…

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Christ Revealed in Paul

By Andrew Murray

“[God] who … called me by His grace, was pleased to reveal His Son in me.” Galatians 1:15,16 All our study and worship of Christ are focused on five points: Christ incarnate, the crucified Christ, the enthroned Christ, the indwelling Christ, and Christ coming in glory. If the first is the seed, the second is…

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