The Goal Of His Love (2 Of 7) by Frank Pollard

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The Goal Of Ilis Love
Colossians 1:28
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Somewhere in all of Paul's letters you'll find it - his
magnificent obsession. Anyone who has ever made a difference
has had some great purpose in life. Paul was captivated by
his sense of purpose. He never let it slip his mind. Wake
him from a deep sleep and his first words would voice his
reason for living, his willingness to suffer and die, if
necessary.
Paul writes to some people he has never met, in a place he
has never been: "I am debtor, both to the Greek and to the
barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish. Thus, for
my part, I am eager to preach the gospel to you also who are
in Rome. For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the
power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the
Jew first and also to the Greek.'"(Romanis 1:14-16)
To others who-were very near to his heart because he had
won them to Christ, founded their church, and nurtured their
souls in those early hours of spiritual infancy, he wrote:
"And when I came to you, brethren, I did not come with
superiority of speech or of wisdom, proclaiming to you the
testimony of God. For I determined to know nothing among you
except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified." (I Corinthians 2:1-2)
In the first paragraphs of his letter to his much loved
friends at Ephesus he said: "Remember how God in His love
chose-to save us, and Christ in His love did it. Remember
the Holy Spirit lives in us and seals us, guaranteeing our
salvation!"
From an undeserved imprisonment he wrote his happiest
letter to worried friends at Philippi. Once again that
obsession of his heart flowed through his pen: Therefore
also Cod highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name
which is above every name; that at the name of Jesus every
knee should bow, of those who are in heaven, and on earth,
and under the earth; and that every tongue should confess
that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Fat ...


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