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The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary

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This, in Scripture language, means, the drawing nigh to a throne of grace, and having a nearness, and audience with God in Christ. The apostle Paul hath a short but comprehensive verse, (Ephesians 2:18) which explains this most fully; and at the same time shews, how each glorious person of the GODHEAD takes part, in the distinct office of each, on those sweet and blessed occasions. "For through him (that is the Lord Jesus) we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father." It is through the mediation of the Lord Jesus believers draw nigh, and have access unto the Father; and this, by the gracious leadings and influences of the Holy Ghost. And I beg the reader to note yet farther; the blessedness of this access to the throne. It is not simply as introduced by Christ, but beheld, and accepted also in Christ. He is our peace, our cause, both of access and acceptance: for it is "to the praise of the glory of JEHOVAH'S grace, wherein he hath made us accepted in the Beloved." (See Romans 5:2; Ephesians 1:6; Eph 2:18; Eph 3:12; 1 Peter 3:18.) This seems to be the scriptural sense of access.


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Hawker, Robert D.D. Entry for 'Access'. Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance and Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/pmd/a/access.html. London. 1828.

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Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
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