Weekend Gospel message to follow for All Hands (29-31OCT21)

Heads-Up, Please find enclosed encouragement in SO GREAT SALVATION by the perfect and finished work of our LORD Jesus Christ in saving poor, needy and wretched sinners by His sovereign free grace – Almighty God’s unmerited favor to save us from our sins and from Hell:

STRONG CONSOLATION!

“In all their affliction He was afflicted, and the angel of His presence saved them: in His love and in His pity He redeemed them; and He bare them, and carried them all the days of old.”-Isaiah 63:9 [KJV]

Who is the angel of God’s presence spoken of here in this verse quoted? It is none other than the same Person who speaks in verse 1 of this same chapter; “I that speak in righteousness, mighty to save.” It is none other than our blessed God and Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ. This angel is not a created angel but rather the Mediator and Messenger of the everlasting covenant of grace (see Malachi 3:1).

Who else could it be said, “In all their affliction He was afflicted?” Indeed, Christ was afflicted for our transgression, “Surely He hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem Him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted” (Isaiah 53:4).

Who else but the Lord Jesus Christ could it be said, “In His love and pity He redeemed them?” None but Christ! “Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us, and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins”(1 John 4:10). We are indeed redeemed with His precious blood (see 1 Peter 1:18; Hebrews 9:12).

The Lord Jesus Christ has always appeared before God as our Intercessor (Hebrews 7:25). He is the Surety and Sacrifice of the Everlasting Gospel (Hebrews 7:22; 13:20). He is the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world (Revelation 13:8). The very presence of the Lord Jesus Christ before the throne of God as our Representative, Substitute and Mediator is the guarantee of our salvation (see Ephesians 2:4-6 & Romans 8:34).

The Lord Jesus Christ having accomplished our righteousness and redemption is now entered in and now occupies the throne of glory for us as our Forerunner; that, “We might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set before us. Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and stedfast, and which entereth into that within the veil; whither the forerunner is for us entered, even Jesus, made an high priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec.” -Hebrews 6:19-20 [KJV]

-preacher Tom Harding of Zebulon Grace Baptist church located in Pikeville, Kentucky USA

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“Storm Warning: Prove All Things” is a fifteen-minute Gospel broadcast each Friday via WWCR on World Band/Short-Wave radio at 3.215 MHz (3215 KHz) at 2115 Hours (9:15 PM) U.S. Central Time. The goal is to exalt Christ JESUS; to encourage His people and to warn all hands to flee to Him immediately.

This can also be heard online by going to WWCR.com a few minutes prior to the broadcast. Click on “Listen Online.” Then you’ll see “WWCR-1,” underneath that choose either Windows Media Player or MP3 player. Click “Play.”

The LORD JESUS be magnified!