« Excellency and Glory of Christ, The Excellency and Glory of the Church, The Eye, The »

Excellency and Glory of the Church, The

Derived from God — Isa 28:5.

Derived from Christ — Isa 60:1; Lu 2:34.

Result from the favour of God — Isa 43:4.

God delights in — Ps 45:11; Isa 62:3-5.

Saints delight in — Isa 66:11.

Consist in its

Being the seat of God’s worship. — Ps 96:6.

Being the temple of God. — 1Co 3:16,17; Eph 2:21,22.

Being the body of Christ. — Eph 1:22,23.

Being the bride of Christ. — Ps 45:13,14; Re 19:7,8; 21:2.

Being established. — Ps 48:8; Isa 33:20.

Eminent position. — Ps 48:2; Isa 2:2.

Graces of character. — Song 2:14.

Perfection of beauty. — Ps 50:2.

Members being righteous. — Isa 60:21; Re 19:8.

Strength and defence. — Ps 48:12,13.

Sanctification. — Eph 5:26,27.

Augmented by increase of its members — Isa 49:18; 60:4-14.

Are abundant — Isa 66:11.

Sin obscures — La 2:14,15.

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