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Let a man labour ever so hard, let him pile his earthly treasures ever so high, he can never with his own puny hand fill the dark and sad abyss within himself. It is the gift of God: not by growth and development within itself, or adaptation to its circumstances merely, but through the direct influence of the Holy Spirit. We are tempted to doubt God's power to restore us with the imagination that He has cast us off. Do not begin by trying to change the life outside; change the motive spring.(J. And He will come into that feeble, vacillating, wayward will of yours, that is only obstinate in its adherence to the low and the evil, as some foul creature, that one may try to wrench away, digs its claws into corruption and holds on by that, He will lift your will and make it fix upon the good and abominate the evil, and through the whole being He will pour a great tide of strength which shall cover all the weakness. It is an intercessory prayer we should pray for one another in the gloomy hours of our brother's fall. The seat of the strength imparted is the inner man; it is the strength, not of outward propping, but of inward peace and power. Ephesians 3:14-21 The essence of it is Christ dwelling in your hearts; Christ living in you; Christ in you, the Lord your righteousness, the Lord your strength; Christ in you, the hope of glory. Just as life is to some all dress, so it is to some all manners. "I must wait until God sends winds strong enough to sweep them away; rains heavy enough to wash the tree clean in every branch"? That won't do. I. 16 I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will empower you with inner strength through his Spirit.17 Then Christ will make his home in your hearts as you trust in him. We say, "What shall we do?" You are to be strengthened with might. From day to day, from year to year, and from century to century, the whole universe is upheld in its primeval freshness and power.3. "I must wait until God sends winds strong enough to sweep them away; rains heavy enough to wash the tree clean in every branch"? It is a prayer that God would make us eminent in grace and goodness, that our souls may prosper and. We are still going inwards in search of that great something of which our text is the name. Vaughan, M. The manners are beneath the dress, come through the dress, make the dress more or less expressive, impressive, and beautiful. This might should be sought as from an inexhaustible source.(G. Here meet man's measure and God's. But it is not in the deepest sense life. Everything will go to give "strength."III. It must be a supernatural power. 1. Or does it mean especially the part which we call the spirit, by which, when it is made active within us, we discern hidden and eternal realities? By the Spirit; by the Holy Spirit. We use the term goodness as a general expression to embrace the mercy, the compassion, the benignity, and the love of God. His great and inconceivable act of creation, then, was a demonstration of His perfect freedom and His boundless power. Depth — going down to the lowest. It is not a bit of your inward life that is to be hallowed. In that beautiful parable of the prodigal, touching as it does at so many points the actual experience of sinful men, we find that the wandering son no sooner comes to himself than he begins to think of his Father, and to talk of Him there, in those barren fields among the swine; and of His house, the beautiful home of his youth, and of His hired servants, and of the bread loading His tables — until his soul and his eyes are so full of the beauty and the peacefulness of other days, that the wilderness becomes more dark and dreary and horrible, and he says, "I will arise, and leave all this, and go home again to my Father."3. Maclaren, D. D.)The strengthening of the inner manJ. We describe our body by its various limbs and organs. The next thing is, the conscious relation to God. )Strength by feeding upon ChristC. They are never away from the glass. 2. Directly towards God.2. The glory of the sun is the effulgence of light which it pours forth from its golden urn, revealing itself and all the worlds around. Through dress, through manners, through morals, through religious ceremony, we have to go to find the inner man, the very soul. That, I suppose, does not mean the new creation through faith in Jesus Christ; what the apostle calls "the new man," but it means simply what another apostle calls the "hidden man of the heart," and only refers to the distinction which we all draw between the outward, visible, material frame, and the unseen self that animates and informs it. Exterior show is with them life, and they are always dressing. He alone can create. W. Dale, LL. Wisdom is commonly said to lie in the use of the best means in order to the best ends; and many things might be said as to the adaptation of means to ends in nature. Go deeper still, and you will find another outer man, which may go by this denomination — mind; indicating strong intellectual life, love of truth, i.e., natural truth; which presents itself to us in the form of fact and law — the scientific spirit. There are others who are often inspired with a passion for Christian perfection, but in them, too, there appears to be no real vigour. He was rich in love; and His goodness overflowed. Gibbert. TO FAITH SUCCEEDS LOVE. III. It may be enfeebled when it ought to be maturing through disorders preying upon it from our inferior desires. THE LAW OF ITS BESTOWMENT. You and I act upon one another from without, He acts upon us within. When he wanted money he could turn everything he touched into gold. It matters not that many say, "We are rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing"; not knowing that they are wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked. Does it mean by "the inner man" all the parts of our being which are not bodily? When he wanted money he could turn everything he touched into gold. But perhaps these things, or something like them, will be found in all.1. Ferguson, D. D.In the very title of such a subject it is already proclaimed to be inexhaustible. As my text puts it, "Strengthened with might by His Spirit in the inner man." Manners. If in any of us the spiritual power has ebbed and fallen, let this prayer be ours. You have been trying often to change the outer man, your conduct, your way of speaking, your appearance in people's eyes! There is laid down in the being of each man, or deposited there in germ, an ideal, a Divine ideal, which ought to become, under the nourishing powers of redemption and providence, the real. Ephesians 3:14-16. Or as some plant, drooping and flagging beneath the hot rays of the sun, when it has the scent of water given to it, will, in all its parts, stiffen and erect itself, so this Divine Spirit will go searching every corner of the inner man illuminating and invigorating all. )The wealth of God -- rich in gloryF. Raleigh, D. D.)LinksEphesians 3:16 NIVEphesians 3:16 NLTEphesians 3:16 ESVEphesians 3:16 NASBEphesians 3:16 KJVEphesians 3:16 Bible AppsEphesians 3:16 ParallelEphesians 3:16 Biblia ParalelaEphesians 3:16 Chinese BibleEphesians 3:16 French BibleEphesians 3:16 German BibleEphesians 3:16 CommentariesBible Hub. Man measures by his own ideas of his own need. They will not go to the Bible and give heed to what God Himself says. The first thing one human being sees of another, when they are approaching each other, is the dress. But what we have to notice more particularly here is, not merely the wisdom of God, but the riches of His wisdom; and these are seen, not only in the original adaptation of means to ends, but in the way by which God can bring good out of evil. From all eternity God was sufficient for Himself, full of life and joy, and under no obligation, either from without or from within, to create a single world. Instead he focuses on spiritual need and specific needs. Not after them, but with and in them. But the riches of God are seen in the preservation of all things in existence as well as in their creation. Prophet, Priest, and King, Christ Divine and Christ Human. Measure, then, God's love to man by His regard for His own Son! We can scarcely look at any work of God with an intelligent eye, but we begin to discover uses and harmonies and proofs of design in it. Now we come into the great ethical region of human nature. He recognizes it distinctly, but of course very imperfectly, if yet the inner man, under all this moral action going on above it, lies in the main asleep. It is from this point of view that the riches of the Divine wisdom are seen — not merely in producing good, but in bringing good out of evil; not merely in producing beauty, but in bringing beauty out of deformity; not merely in producing harmony, but in bringing harmony out of discord; not merely in producing life, but in bringing life out of death. They attempt to feed their starving souls on the imperfections of Christians — poor feed enough they find it! Think reasonably, accurately, scripturally, thoughtfully. God is revealed in providence, and therefore He is said to lead His people with His glorious arm. Help Quick Nav Advanced Options. IV. THE RICHES OF HIS WISDOM. (2) To know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge. He needed not to create anything in order to consummate His own happiness; but, if we may so speak, the joy and love of God's being were so great that He could not keep them to Himself. Oh that we might all know the strength that gives that might. A love which is long enough to last forever (1 Corinthians 13:8). If a man could create in the highest sense of the word, how rich he would soon become! It supposes a communication with us when we are spiritual which is no less than God's own communion with us. Vaughan, M. A.To those who have the misery of weakness — who never keep their better resolves, whose hearts are so divided, who are not really happy, because they have no concentration — to such it may be of immense comfort to know that real religion always gives strength — strength of character. The Holy Ghost must enter, and He will do it. The manners are beneath the dress, come through the dress, make the dress more or less expressive, impressive, and beautiful. He alone has that mysterious energy which called everything we see out of nothing. But we are regarding manners just now not as an expression of the Christian principle of feeling, but as a substitute for it. All wilful sin injures our spiritual life, enfeebles its conceptions of God, dulls its sense of His presence. I find myself mow, first strengthened as a believer, so as to be fit for standing alone; but at the same time, secondly, having all over me, and all through me, love; love being my soil and cement. He needed not to create anything in order to consummate His own happiness; but, if we may so speak, the joy and love of God's being were so great that He could not keep them to Himself. It is to the riches of the love of God, therefore, that we owe our very existence. It wants power of spiritual thought, spiritual perception, spiritual emotion, spiritual control, spiritual activity, spiritual endurance, spiritual influence, such as we see pervading and flowing from the whole character and conduct of Christ. Rich as is the power of God, man could not be saved by mere power. It is limitless with the boundlessness of God Himself. Think of God's love in providence. It is the same in the spiritual life. Christ loving and living, Christ dying, Christ risen, Christ ascended, Christ coming again, Christ triumphant over all His foes — the whole Lord Jesus Christ is ours. There is laid down in the being of each man, or deposited there in germ, an ideal, a Divine ideal, which ought to become, under the nourishing powers of redemption and providence, the real. My reading of the New Testament is that as distinctly above the order of material nature as is any miracle is the gift that flows into a believing heart. Beware of despising the riches of God (Romans 2:5). This is, for us, "the glory that excelleth." Because God's people are not all they ought to be, therefore these cavillers will keep aloof from the religion which they confess.(American. Ephesians 3:14–21 [14] For this reason I bow my knees before the Father, [15] from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, [16] that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being, [17] so that Christ may dwell ...read more. Be it our first care that we are born of the Spirit, and living in the Spirit.II. This, too, as in the other cases, is the sad possibility.II. Of course there is a working limit at each moment, and that is our capacity to receive, but that capacity varies, may vary indefinitely, may become greater and greater beyond our count or measurement. Think reasonably, accurately, scripturally, thoughtfully. The manners are beneath the dress, come through the dress, make the dress more or less expressive, impressive, and beautiful. What marvellous exhibitions, then, has the future still in store of the riches of the power of God!II. It is the gift of God: not by growth and development within itself, or adaptation to its circumstances merely, but through the direct influence of the Holy Spirit.III. Next, motives. L. Cuyler, D. D.When I was a student at Princeton, Professor Henry had so constructed a huge bar of iron, bent into the form of a horseshoe, that it used to hang suspended from another iron bar above it. He who was rich became poor for us (2 Corinthians 8:9). Oct 23, 1988. Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981) was a Welsh evangelical minister who preached and taught in the Reformed tradition. To be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man; That, I suppose, does not mean the new creation through faith in Jesus Christ; what the apostle calls "the new man," but it means simply what another apostle calls the "hidden man of the heart," and only refers to the distinction which we all draw between the outward, visible, material frame, and the unseen self that animates and informs it. it so often is in the sadness and disappointments of human loves. Or as some plant, drooping and flagging beneath the hot rays of the sun, when it has the scent of water given to it, will, in all its parts, stiffen and erect itself, so this Divine Spirit will go searching every corner of the inner man illuminating and invigorating all.III. How little do we know of that mystery of sorrow that seems to enter into the very Godhead, and all to save such a creature as man! Now, the Christian teaching nowhere leads us to despise manners. III. And the point to mark is that the whole inward region which makes up the true man is the field upon which this Divine Spirit is to work. It lies open to His touch; all the paths of its deep things can be trodden by Him. Yet "the spirit" has a special place in "the inner man," for it is the crown and glory of our being. There is a spiritual Divine touch, which is such as Christ's touch that healed leprosy and raised the dead. If in any of us the spiritual power has ebbed and fallen, let this prayer be ours. There is the measure. If a man could create in the highest sense of the word, how rich he would soon become! "Strengthened with might... in the inner man." It is a prayer to "the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named," who is the only Father who has riches enough in His glory to be able to strengthen us with might in our inner man when we have sapped its power by infidelity to His gift of the Spirit. We may even come to look down tremblingly into the horrible abyss of despair. He created other beings that He might lavish upon them the grandeurs of His mind and the felicities of His heart. some sin you endeavour to overcome, some outward inconsistency, some habit that you contracted. It matters not that many say, "We are rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing"; not knowing that they are wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked. When we speak of a man's intellectual life as strong or weak, we do not mean that some particular faculty is admirable or the reverse of admirable; a particular faculty may be singularly vigorous, and yet the man may give us the impression of intellectual feebleness; a particular faculty may be very deficient in vigour, and yet he may give us the impression of intellectual strength. It is a domain of beauty, and we have no adequate language in which to speak of it. How little do we know of the greatness of that gift, and of the depth of that sacrifice! So complex is our nature that it is hardly possible to give an account of it sufficiently simplified to be plain to an unobservant man.I. Maclaren, D. D.Let us consider that great thought of the Divine strength-giving power which may be bestowed upon every Christian soul.I. Oh! And, in union the hidden mystic union of God, which is the secret of it all; in which He is, who makes life, the essence of all which is worth the living; a real life, the life of your being. There are no rooms of the house of my spirit into which He is not to go. AND HOW? THE TEXT SPEAKS OF "THE INNER MAN." So a regenerate inner man will not throw aside these outer men altogether, but transform them, mould them to its own uses, make them speak its meanings and flash out all its lights.(A. Not after them, but with and in them. Oh that we might all know the strength that gives that might. The machinist would be wise who could invent and construct a machine which, by the simplest movements, could produce mighty results; but he would be rich in wisdom, who, out of that same machine, when marred and broken, could produce still mightier results. There are others who seem spiritually weak, though their vision of spiritual truth is very keen and penetrating. W. Dale, LL. It is not a prayer for physical strength, which is a matter of slight moment in God's sight, though it is often made the subject of foolish boasting among men; nor for intellectual strength, which is a much more important factor in human life; but for "strength in the inner man." Knowledge is power. The text is a prayer. This new life of goodness begins just with the other things we have named. In light of that way of thinking, it is possible to develop a sermon that explores three areas of life together in the congregation. So for this Divine Indweller there is no part of my life that is not patent to His tread. From what we already know in this direction we may conclude that the whole of nature is one vast and intricate design manifesting the wisdom and goodness of God; and we are expressly told that all things are working together for good. He who was rich became poor for us (2 Corinthians 8:9).4. This is our prime concern. Prophet, Priest, and King, Christ Divine and Christ Human. This is our way to the priesthood and princeliness which the redeeming God bids us come up to and exercise. From all eternity God was sufficient for Himself, full of life and joy, and under no obligation, either from without or from within, to create a single world. It is a blessed thing to know that we are poor (Matthew 5:3). The prayer of the text must be our prayer, because it asks for the power which is our perpetual need, which is the perpetual need of our children and brethren.IV. But with God he has all, and abounds; for the earth is the Lord's and the fulness thereof. To be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man; As my text puts it, "Strengthened with might by His Spirit in the inner man." We can scarcely look at any work of God with an intelligent eye, but we begin to discover uses and harmonies and proofs of design in it. Let our attention dwell next on this — the apostle's prayer for his fellow Christians at Ephesus is a prayer for a gift of power from the Spirit of God to the spirit of man. We describe our body by its various limbs and organs. 4. Now we come into the great ethical region of human nature. By the Spirit; by the Holy Spirit. Not so. E. It gives no definition of what the term includes. Scripture: Ephesians 3:10. Known only by those in whom it dwells. Directly towards God.2. We have, then, an ear for the word which says, "I counsel thee to buy of Me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich." In a machine, a great variety of movements and powers contribute to one result. And affections — the likes and dislikes; those excellent servants, but horridly bad masters. D.)Strength of characterJ. The leaven is hid deep in three measures of meal until the whole be leavened. The sublime act of creation did not exhaust or weary God. The whole surrounding world is to them a mirror in which they see only themselves. The Holy Ghost must enter, and He will do it. You and I act upon one another from without, He acts upon us within. Whatsoever there is of splendour in that, whatsoever there is of power there, in these and in nothing this side of them, lies the limit of the possibilities of a Christian life. THE LAW OF ITS BESTOWMENT. He created other beings that He might lavish upon them the grandeurs of His mind and the felicities of His heart. that you and I would never cut and divide Christ so as to choose one part of Him and leave another. That he would grant you according to the riches of his glory Or according to, and out of that rich, plenteous, and glorious fulness of grace and strength in Christ Jesus. God is first and last a God of love. Something more had to be given, something more had to be done, and God gave that — God did that. 1. The confusion of soul into which we may fall by having received the vivifying and enlightening of the Holy Ghost, and having afterwards overruled the spiritual life within us by the lower life it was beginning to reduce and subject, is indescribable. II. Now, the Christian teaching nowhere leads us to despise manners. Next, motives. Beware of despising the riches of God (Romans 2:5).(F. The Christian needs to be strengthened with might in the inner man.2. Morals. Not at all. Our hearts may be made more and more capable of God; and in the measure in which they are capable of Him they shall be filled by Him.(A. LET IT BE CERTAIN TO US THAT THIS GIFT OF STRENGTH TO OUR SPIRITS BY THE SPIRIT OF GOD IS OUR PERPETUAL NEED. THE LIFE OF OUR SPIRIT, HOWEVER, BEING BEGUN, MAY BE IN THE FEEBLENESS OF INFANCY. Then each yields, is altered, combines, and makes the one grand product that is sought. I do not know what Christianity means, unless it means that you and I are forgiven for a purpose; that the purpose, if I may so say, is something in advance of the means towards the purpose, the purpose being that we should be filled with all the strength and righteousness and supernatural life granted to us by the Spirit of God. You have been trying often to change the outer man, your conduct, your way of speaking, your appearance in people's eyes! It is to the riches of the love of God, therefore, that we owe our very existence. He alone can hold forever that which He now possesses. Happy are they who receive a few crumbs from this rich table, or a few glimpses of this glory! We are taught in Scripture that a wondrous transformation must pass over the present world — that forms of being now around us will be dissolved in a deluge of fire, and that from this second deluge will emerge a new heaven and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness. II. First, there is the matter of being strengthened (Ephesians 3:16). When he was hungry he would create bread. God might have given away everything He had made; He might have emptied the exchequer of heaven; but the price would not have purchased the redemption of a single soul. ADVERTISEMENT. Indeed, we cannot be "strong in spirit" if we divide the supremacy between higher, and lower interests. A man is known — a woman is known — by the dress. "I must wait until God sends winds strong enough to sweep them away; rains heavy enough to wash the tree clean in every branch"? And, above all, the inner working of the Holy Spirit, which goes on low down in the innermost chambers. We testify this fact in our common talk. There is a supernatural influence, and energy of the Divine Spirit in our spirits, which may become so real and manifest within us that the physical miracles of Christ rank beneath it.(J. Measure, then, God's love to man by His regard for His own Son! He does not pray that his own circumstances would be changed, nor that the circumstances of the Ephesians would be changed. I would maintain, in opposition to many modern conceptions, the actual supernatural character of the gift that is bestowed upon every Christian soul. Introduction. I would maintain, in opposition to many modern conceptions, the actual supernatural character of the gift that is bestowed upon every Christian soul. We are also taught that the bodies of men will be raised from the dust of the ground in a new and higher form. THE RICHES OF HIS WISDOM. Notice, first, THAT IT IS ALL "IN THE INNER MAN." I. The sublime act of creation did not exhaust or weary God. 5-D Love. )The inner manA. But God has not only created us; He has also preserved us, even in the midst of our deep depravity and alienation. They will not go to the Bible and give heed to what God Himself says. The machinist would be wise who could invent and construct a machine which, by the simplest movements, could produce mighty results; but he would be rich in wisdom, who, out of that same machine, when marred and broken, could produce still mightier results. The leaven is hid deep in three measures of meal until the whole be leavened. What else could it be to be sufficient? It is the want of love, it is the selfishness and hatred, that is the curse and woe of the world. It is limitless with the boundlessness of God Himself. Indeed, we cannot be "strong in spirit" if we divide the supremacy between higher, and lower interests. Not only did it hang there, but it upheld four thousand pounds' weight attached to it! IV. That new vegetation, that fresh leafage, comes out and pushes them off, and clothes the tree with virgin green, drawing food and beauty from the mould of the earth, from the wandering wind, from the passing cloud. It matters not that many say, "We are rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing"; not knowing that they are wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked. Asleep; by fits and starts perhaps awaking, and then falling into slumber again. Now we look at a moral man — a man who distinctly recognizes the great moral law of God, that stretches over the world and runs through and through it. Indeed, we cannot be "strong in spirit" if we divide the supremacy between higher, and lower interests. Then, further, he becomes conscious of goodness as well as of sin. The glory of a king is seen when he sits upon his throne, crowned and sceptred, surrounded by his nobles, and canopied with banners, that speak of his victories. But there are so many outer men put on by some — one, another, and another yet — that the real inner man might seem to be hopelessly buried.I. "According to the riches of his glory." Brooks. Probably, I should say, both. that according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being, (ESV). From all eternity God was sufficient for Himself, full of life and joy, and under no obligation, either from without or from within, to create a single world. He alone has enough and to spare.2. Powerful pumps draw the materials out of the barrels, but the workers must carefully regulate the force of these pumps. Ephesians 3:16. He begins by pointing out Paul’s manner of prayer for the Ephesians. How does a man reach the centre and fountain of his own being? In that "inner man" the "strength," then, must be found — conscience, motives, thoughts, affections, silent teachings, spiritual converse, and the trafficking of the soul with God. The glory of a king is seen when he sits upon his throne, crowned and sceptred, surrounded by his nobles, and canopied with banners, that speak of his victories. Mind. First, then, I remark that God means, and wishes, THAT ALL CHRISTIANS SHOULD BE STRONG BY THE POSSESSION OF THE SPIRIT OF MIGHT. There are others who seem spiritually weak, though their vision of spiritual truth is very keen and penetrating. In that "inner man" the "strength," then, must be found — conscience, motives, thoughts, affections, silent teachings, spiritual converse, and the trafficking of the soul with God. But preeminently in the work of redemption do we see the riches of His goodness. Indirectly through the believer obeying the impulses and directions of the Holy Spirit.(A. 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