Evan Hopkins

Counteracting the Disease of Sin (Part 2)

By Evan Hopkins

“Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.” – Ps. 51:2 “Who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works.” – Titus 2:14 “Heal my soul, for I have sinned against you.” – Ps.…

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Counteracting the Disease of Sin (Part 1)

By Evan Hopkins

“Sin is lawlessness.” – I John 3: 4. “All unrighteousness is sin.” – I John 5:17. “Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body, that you should obey it in its lusts.” – Rom. 6: 12. “I will heal their backsliding.” – Hos. 14:4. It has often been shown that sin is to…

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The Comforter has Come

By Evan Hopkins

“Behold, I send the Promise of My Father upon you; but tarry in the city of Jerusalem until you are endued with power from on high.” (Luke 24:49) “When the Day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of…

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No Condemnation (part 2)

By Evan Hopkins

Fellowship [“There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus…” Romans 8:1] To be “in Christ” in this sense is to have the consciousness of His favour. This is a matter, not of standing, but of experience — and yet not of feeling, but of faith. We are commanded to “abide”…

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No Condemnation (part 1)

By Evan Hopkins

Headship Each of us occupies one of two positions — Adam or Christ. God’s dealings have reference to two men — the first and the last Adam. The whole human race was headed up in Adam. We must not regard humanity as so many separate individuals — like a heap of sand — but as…

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Freedom from Sin’s Authority

By Evan Hopkins

In this sixth chapter to the Romans the Apostle sets forth the believer’s present position in reference to sin. The Cross of Christ has completely changed his relation to sin. Christ’s death, which has separated the believer from the consequences of sin as a transgression, has also separated him from the authority of sin as…

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The Law of Liberty in the Spiritual Life, Chapter 4: Liberty

By Evan Hopkins

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, because He has anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed; to proclaim the acceptable year of…

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The Law of Liberty in the Spiritual Life, Chapter 3: Life

By Evan Hopkins

“That which is born of the Spirit is spirit.” – John iii. 6. “And everything will live wherever the river goes.” – Ezek. xlvii. 9. “To be spiritually minded is life and peace.” – Rom. viii. 6. “Christ lives in me.” – Gal. ii. 20. “But the water that I shall give him will become…

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The Law of Liberty in the Spiritual Life, Chapter 6: Conformity to the Death of Christ

By Evan Hopkins

“By this My Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit.” – John xv. 8. “Being fruitful in every good work.” – Col. i. 10. “Your fruit is found in Me.” – Hos. xiv. 8. “Always carrying about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life of Jesus also may be…

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The Law of Liberty in the Spiritual Life, Chapter 2: No Condemnation

By Evan Hopkins

“There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit. for the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.” – Rom. viii.1, 2. “Without Me you…

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