Morning & Evening Daily Devotional Reading– January 27
by Charles H. Spurgeon, Revised and Edited by William C. Neff
“Out of His fullness we have all received.”
These words tell us, first of all, that there is a fullness in Christ. There is a fullness of essential Deity, for “in Him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead.” There is a fullness of perfect manhood as well, for in Him, bodily, that Godhead was revealed to us. There is a fullness of atoning power in His blood, for “the blood of Jesus Christ, His Son, cleanses us from all sin.” There is a fullness of justifying righteousness in His life, for “there is now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus.” There is a fullness of victory in His death, for through death He destroyed the one who had the power of death, that is, the devil. There is a fullness to the power of His resurrection from the dead, for by it “we are born again unto a living hope.”
There is a fullness of blessings of every sort and shape; a fullness of grace to pardon, of grace to regenerate, of grace to sanctify, of grace to preserve, and of grace to perfect. There is a fullness at all times; a fullness of comfort in affliction; a fullness of guidance in prosperity. A fullness of every divine attribute, of wisdom, of power, of love. And what a fullness this must be, since the stream is always flowing, and yet the well remains as full as ever.
Come, believer, and have all of your needs supplied; ask largely, and you will receive largely, for this “fullness” is inexhaustible, and is treasured up where all the needy may reach it—in Jesus, Immanuel, God with us. [M&E]