|©02/25/2001 Jim Welch
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Jesus said, if I be lifted up I will draw all men unto Me.
And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me.
Follow Me and I will make you fishers of men.
And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.
Lift up Christ and let Christ be the standard of your life.
¶For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God; if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth: that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
1 Peter 4:11
Take up your cross daily and follow Him.
And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.
Make His ways your ways and His death your death and His Life your life.
For if ye shall diligently keep all these commandments which I command you, to do them, to love the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, and to cleave unto him;
Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
1 John 3:16
For if we have been planted together in the likeness of his death, we shall be also in the likeness of his resurrection:
For by His stripes we are healed and by his death we are saved.
Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.
1 Peter 2:24
By His resurrection we will be resurrected.
Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:
By His inheritance we are made joint heirs to His Kingdom.
¶And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.
He, Jesus is the Gate, the Door and the Way.
This gate of the LORD, into which the righteous shall enter.
I am the door: by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.