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A HUMAN VEHICLE OF THE DIVINE LIFE

"Faithful is he that calls you, who also will do it." (I Thessalonians 5:24). The One who calls you to a life of righteousness is the One who by our consent lives that life of righteousness through you! The One who calls you to go into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature, is the On... Read More

A Man Approved By God

The 1966 Southam Cheswick Convention, Dallas Texas, January 20th, Major Thomas. Message: A Man approved of God. Thank you so much for that very wonderful message to our hearts. It is lovely to share the ministry in this way with our brother Frank Barnes and to add the spoken Word to the sung Word. A... Read More

ADAM’S CONVERSION

We read from the 8th chapter of the epistle to the Romans, Romans chapter 8, commencing with the first verse. As I mentioned last night, where I deviate from the King James’ Version it will be to the Amplified New Testament. Romans Ch. 8 v. 1 “Therefore there is now no condemnation, no adjudging gui... Read More

Ark of the Covenant (Transcription)

Grab your Bible’s and keep your fingers well lit. “The Form of scripture is the Word of God; the Character of the Word of God is the Gospel, and the content of the Gospel is Jesus Christ.” – Major Ian Thomas So no matter where we turn in the Bible, from Genesis to Revelation, we may anticipate that ... Read More

AT HIS DISPOSAL

The moment you are redeemed through the atoning death of Christ upon the cross, you receive the Holy Spirit within your human spirit. You have "passed from death to life" - raised from the dead - and the Life which has been imparted to you by the Holy Spirit is the very Life of Christ Himself; " He ... Read More

BEING AND DOING

This is divine vocation into which you have been redeemed, as "His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works which God hath before ordained that you should walk in them" (Ephesians 2:10) can only be fulfilled in the energy and power of the One who indwells you now by His Spirit, as He wal... Read More

CHRIST HIMSELF THE CONTENT OF CHRISTIAN FAITH

There is something, which makes Christianity more than a religion, more than an ethic, and more than the idle dream of the sentimental idealist. It is this something, which makes it relevant to each one of us right now as a contemporary experience. It is the fact that Christ Himself is the very life... Read More

COMMITMENT?

The Lord Jesus Christ is the Truth, and as in all other things that pertain, unto life and godliness" (11 Peter 1:3), He is the Truth about true commitment. He was committed to the Father for all that to which the Father was committed in the Son, and He was supremely confident that the Father who dw... Read More

DEPENDENCE

To live "to and for yourself" is to "walk after the flesh"! To live "to and for Christ" is to "walk after the Spirit"! These are the two principles of human behavior. It is not just a matter of degree, it is a matter of kind; to be dominated by the "flesh" is to be dominated by the devil; and to be ... Read More

ETERNAL LIFE IS CHRIST

What is eternal life? Is it a place that you are going to when you are dead? Is it a peculiar feeling inside? If you were to ask a normal congregation, or any sort of Bible class or Sunday school in an evangelical church to define eternal life, you would be amazed at the strange answers you would ge... Read More

EXCHANGED LIFE

Christian living is not a method or technique; it is an entirely different, revolutionary principle of life. It is the principle of an exchanged life" not I, but Christ liveth in me" (Galatians 2:20). This is all part of our Gospel - it is not the Gospel plus! We must not get our terminology wrong. ... Read More

For Christ To Be in You

Christian Growth is a Person His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence, by which he has granted to us his precious and very great promises, so that through them you may become partakers... Read More

FREEDOM OF CHOICE

Never allow anyone to deceive you into believing that God has placed an arbitrary limitation upon the efficacy of the blood of Christ, or that there are those who cannot repent, even if they would, simply because God has deliberately placed them outside the scope of His redemptive purpose! This blas... Read More

Fruit Bearing vs. Fruit Producing

By this my Father is glorified, that you bear much fruit and so prove to be my disciples. John 15:8 Fruit bearing is the overflow of the life of Christ dwelling in us. Fruit producing is attempting to live the Christian in our own power. Fruit bearing is the result of faith: fruit producing is striv... Read More

FULLNESS IN EVERYTHING

"I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without Me ye can do nothing" (John 15:5). In other words, you can do no more without Him than He could do without the Father. But how much could the Father do through the Son? Everythin... Read More

Grace: Freedom Not to Sin

Power to Say, “No,” to Ungodliness and, “Yes,” to Righteousness For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age . . . . Titus 2:11-12 Grace is not ... Read More

HOW MUCH ARE YOU WORTH?

You cannot accomplish your own redemption, and you cannot accomplish your own sanctification! It is "according as His divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him that hath called us to glory and virtue" (11 Peter 1:3): faith takes wha... Read More

I AM THOU ART

It may be that your need is still that of a sinner seeking forgiveness; you need to be redeemed, and you are still trying to find your way back to God and godliness. Christ is saying to you now, as He said to His disciples of old in the Upper Room, after he was risen from the dead, "Behold my hands ... Read More

INEXHAUSTIBLE SUPPLY OF DEITY

Jesus Christ Himself is the final exegesis of all truth. He is all that we need to know about God, and He is all that we need to know about man. The Lord Jesus knew that the Father had given all things into His hands that as a Man, all the illimitable resources of deity had been vested in His person... Read More

Major Ian Thomas Quotes

Christ did not die simply that you might be saved from a bad conscience, or even to remove the stain of past failure, but to "clear the decks" for divine action. There is something, which makes Christianity more than a religion, more than an ethic, and more than the idle dream of the sentimental ide... Read More

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