Excerpt from The Intercession of Rees Howells
Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him, that the body of sin might be destroyed, that henceforth we should not serve sin. Romans 6:6.
Self cannot put self on the Cross: only the Holy Spirit can do this. If the death of the Lord Jesus is real to you, will you go to Calvary with him? It is not weeping for the death 2000 years ago but being willing to go to death yourself. I havae never tried to show Calvary in words. It must be a revelation. Death must work in you and then life, and just to the extent you allow him to put you to death you will live. With many, the planting into the death of the Saviour is only a theory. You only understand his death as you enter into it in reality. The apostle Paul said, "I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me" (Galatians 2:20). Anyone who has really seen Calvary is lost to the world You must get rid of sin and limitations: the death must be actual. The law will not be satisfied with theory. It is when you die to the law of sin and death that you are free (Romans 8:2). After you are baptized by the Holy Spirit into the death of the Saviour you then walk in newness of life.
Some people live in the forgiveness of sins. Just as interest can be paid out of capital, some people do this spiritually. If you reckon yourself dead to sin you have no right to live in it. The, only proof of the Holy Spirit is the life of the Holy Spirit. Leave ‘the old man’ on the Cross and rise with the Saviour to a new life.
More Articles from The Intercessor, Vol 9 No 4
- More Than An Eating Problem
- Romans Six to Eight, Paul’s Key to the Liberated Life
- Editor’s Note
- Greetings From the Z News Crew!
- Wanted: Faith and Fools
- Why Me God? or How to Deal with Life’s Frustrations
- The Mailbox
- The Solution: The Law & The Cross
- To Think About
- I’ve Been Crucified
- Family Reunion At Blowing Rock, 1993
- Questions & Answers
- Powerless Over Alcohol & LIfe: Step 10
- Words To Live By
- Moments With Meryl
- Excerpt from The Intercession of Rees Howells
- A Look at a Book, A Review: Rees Howells Intercessor