Ruth Paxson

The Creation of a Christian

By Ruth Paxson

An Exposition of Ephesians 2:1-10 We may go on into [Ephesians] 2:4-10, where we see the sinner becoming a saint through the mighty operation of God’s mercy, love and grace. The process in the creation of a Christian is given here with a clarity and beauty found nowhere else in the Word. The passage falls…

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Our Wealth in Christ

By Ruth Paxson

Chosen in Christ “According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love” (Eph. 1:4). Perhaps we can best get at the deep and precious meaning of this glorious truth by answering six simple questions: Who? What? Whom? How?…

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Victory Over the Enemy

By Ruth Paxson

“And they stoned Stephen as he was calling on God and saying, ‘Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.’ Then he knelt down and cried out with a loud voice, ‘Lord, do not charge them with this sin.’ And when he had said this, he fell asleep. Now Saul was consenting to his death. At that time…

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The Yielded Life (part 2 of 2)

By Ruth Paxson

There is an initial act of yielding that is to be followed by a continuous attitude so that as we come to know God and His will better through daily communion we yield instantly to Him any un-yielded place or thing. Someone has tersely said, “Surrender is a crisis that develops into a process.” May…

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The Yielded Life (part 1 of 2)

By Ruth Paxson

THE LIFE YIELDED — HOW? Perhaps some reader has been brought to say, Lord, I will yield to Thee. I see why I should yield, and what but now tell me how. Because salvation from beginning to end is through God’s pure grace, He always takes the initiative in bringing us into a fuller experience…

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Christ Our Life

By Ruth Paxson

. Christ desires to be not only our Saviour and our Lord, but to be the very Life of our life. God has made ample provision for this through Christ’s resurrection and ascension Creation of the New Man–Co-Resurrection with Christ Death is the gate to life. Co-crucifixion opens the door to co-resurrection. Identification with Christ…

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Christ Our Life (Part 2)

By Ruth Paxson

. The New Creation–Christ in the Believer When the Holy Spirit begat in the believer a new nature He opened the door to a living, organic union between the Christian and Christ [1 Cor. 6:17]. Christ and the Christian are then eternally one. So what is it to be a Christian? It is to have…

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