Christ the Desire of All Nations

JP: Puritan message by John Flavel. Worthwhile read.

And I will shake all nations, and the desire of all nations shall come … Haggai 2:7 (KJV)

Christ the Desire of All Nations


If Christ is the desire of all nations, examine whether he is the desire of your souls in particular; otherwise you shall have no benefit by him. Are your desires after Christ true spiritual desires? Reflect, I beseech you, upon the attitudes and tempers of your heart. Can you say of your desires after Christ, as Peter did of his love to Christ? “Lord, you know all things, you know that I desire you.” Examine your desires as to their sincerity …

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