A Gospel Message by Arno C. Gaebelein
“For ye know the Grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that ye through His poverty might be rich.” 2 Cor. 8:9
These beautiful words, which we find written in connection with Christian giving, contain the blessed Gospel in a most precious fullness. Like the great heart of the Gospel in John 3:16, it is so very simple and yet so very profound that its depths have yet to be fathomed.
The Holy Spirit through the prophet Isaiah, when announcing the birth of the Savior and the gift of the Son (Isa. 9:6), gives as one of His names “Wonderful.”
Even so He is.
He is wonderful in His Person and His Work.
He is wonderful in all He has done, in what He is doing and in all He will yet do.
His words, His acts, His Love, His Grace, His mercy, yes, all are wonderful.
Three wonderful facts are found in 2 Cor. 8:9.
Each fact becomes more wonderful than the previous one.
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