At the Feet of Christ
New York, NY
December 12, 2020
Or appreciation for His Person, His Work,
My position & my access into his presence.
Lecture 1: The Beautiful Feet of Him - Isaiah 52:7
When we consider the extent of the richness of God’s blessing to all mankind. It increases the wonder that more people do not render thanksgiving and praise to Him.
The Psalmist says it best. Psalm 92:4-5. Isaiah has been called the Royal Prophet by some, the Evangelical Prophet by others. Both are right. For we speak of the King in His Beauty and of the good tidings for the poor, He is the Evangelical prophet.
In Isaiah 1-39, we have the essential and acquired glories of Christ. From Isaiah 40-66 We have brought before us the moral perfection of Christ, The faithful Servant, the Righteous Servant the Anointed Servant. The one in whose hand the pleasure of the Lord shall prosper. Isaiah 53:10b.
Isaiah 52. The remnant express their joy and is encouraged because of Him. “How beautiful upon the mountain are the feet of Him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth salvation, that unto Zion, Thy God reigneth.”
We too can rejoice like the shepherds, Simeon and Anna about Him. Luke 2.
His moral perfection comes before us. His walk and ways of which His feet speak of.
A light to lighten the nation and the glory of his people Israel. Luke 2:32.
What He brings:
- Luke 4:17-22 — The glad tiding.
- John 1:14-18 — Grace and Truth and the revelation of the Father.
- Mark 10:45— A Life of Service.
- Acts 10:38 — He went about doing good. A Life of Love
- Titus 2:11,12—The grace of God that bringeth salvation.
Lecture 2: At the Feet of Jesus - Luke 7:36-50
Appreciation for the Work of the Cross
She saw in Christ forgiveness of sins, the Sin Bearer.
Romans 4:2 Who was delivered for our offences.
1 Peter 3:18a For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that He might bring us to God. Though not welcome into the Pharisee’s house, Jesus was there. The Friend of Sinners. Luke 7:34.
This man received sinners and eateth with them. Luke 15:2; Luke 19:7; Luke 19:10.
Application – She was in the good of the finished work of Christ. John 19:30. Satisfy the justice of God 1 John 4:9; Totally destroyed the power of Satan, Sin, and Death. Hebrews 2:14,15. Romans 8:1.
Romans 1:1-5:11. What God did with our sins. Galatians 6:14; 1 Timothy 1:16.
Restoring it in believers. Songs of Solomon 5:2-5. His suffering love.
Lecture 3: At the Feet of Jesus - Luke 10:38-42
Appreciation for One's Position
Mary who also sat at Jesus feet and heard his words.
She is found sitting at the feet of the Lord Jesus, drinking in His words. The position she took speaks very loud of the one who was in the good of the position in Christ. God’s thought about being in Christ.
Ephesians 1:18,19. We may know the hope of his calling, the richest of the glory of His inheritance in the saints and exceeding greatness of the power to usward.
Ephesians 2:5-7 The manifestation of the heart of divine person on the objects their delight.
Ephesians 3:3-6 The Revelation of the counsels of the heart of God for Christ and the assembly.
Romans 8:1; 2Corinthians 5:17; Colossians 2:10. (In Christ).
Lecture 4: At the Feet of Jesus - Luke 17:11-19
Appreciation for the Access Achieved
As lepers they could not come near. Leviticus 13:45,46; Numbers 5:2.
He fell down on his face at His Feet giving Him thanks. Luke 17:16.
Access was barred into the presence of God, but because of the work of Christ, access has been gained. Ephesians 2:18; Hebrews 10:19-25.
Access has been achieved v 19-21
Access appreciated v 22-24
Access appreciated v 25
Ephesians 2:18, 3:10, Romans 5:2