The Inner Sanctuary

The Inner Sanctuary

Charles Ross

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213 pages, Counted Faithful , ISBN: 9781788720427 [ROSS05]

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Reviews mostly by Dr Peter Masters

Subtitled - An Exposition of John Chapters 13-17. Taken from 24 touching sermons on the last moments spent by the Saviour instructing His disciples prior to Calvary. Very rich in fresh observations and a great spiritual tonic. Easy reading for all from a preacher close to Robert Murray M'Cheyne.

Content
Preface
1. The Inscription - John 13:1

  • Jesus Loving His Own that were in the World - John 13:1

2. The Feet-Washing and the Traitor Revealed - John 13:2-30

  • Christ Washing the Disciples' Feet - John 13:2-17
  • Warnings as to the Conduct of the Traitor - The Traitor Indicated - His Departure from the Supper Room - John 13:18-30

3. The Discourse after the Traitor had Left the Supper Room - John 13:31 - 16:33

  • A Brief Outline of the Discourse

[A] Temporary Separation to be followed by an Eternal Reunion - John 13:31 - 14:31

  • Christ's Announcement of His Departure - Peter's Question Answered and His Self-Confidence Rebuked - John 13:31-38
  • The Many Mansions - For ever with the Lord - John 14:1-3
  • Christ the Way, the Truth, and the Life - John 14:4-11
  • Jesus Answering Prayer, and Praying for the Comforter - John 14:12-17
  • Christ Coming in the Spirit - John 14:18-24
  • Special Consolations and Encouragements Suited to the Occasion - John 14:25-31

[B] The State, Duties and Prospects of the Disciples in the World - John 15:1 - 16:15

  • The Vine and the Branches - John 15:1-8
  • Abiding in the Love of Christ by Keeping His Commandments - John 15:9-17
  • The Disciples Hated by the World, Like Their Master, and for His Sake - John 15:18-25
  • The Comforter Testifying of Jesus - John 15:26-27
  • The Disciples Persecuted by the World - John 16:1-5
  • The Mission of the Comforter and His Two-fold Work - His Work on the World - John 16:5-15
  • The Mission of the Comforter - His Work in the Church - John 16:12-15

[C] Conclusion of the Discourse - John 16:16-33

  • Two Little Whiles - Sorrow Turned into Joy - John 16:16-24
  • Jesus Speaking Plainly of the Father - Last Farewell - John 16:25-33

4  Intercessory Prayer - John 17

  • 'Father, Glorify Thy Son' - John 17:1-5
  • Christ Praying for the Apostles - Preservation - John 17:6-19
  • Christ Praying for the Apostles - Preservation - Consecration - John 17:14-19
  • Christ Praying for the Entire Body of Believers - Spiritual Unity - Eternal Glory - John 17:20-24
  • Christ Praying for the Entire Body of Believers - Eternal Glory - Conclusion - John 17:24-26

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