Three Speeches from Three Crosses

“There were also two others, criminals, led with Him to be put to death” (Luke 23:32) A Meditation on Luke 23:32-43 Drama has never had a more mo­mentous stage than Calvary; and never a weightier speaker than Jesus Christ. Luke 23:32-43 records three speeches from that great stage; one by that great Speaker, and two […]

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The Golden Altar of Incense Meditation

“Moreover, you shall make an altar as a place for burning incense; you shall make it of acacia wood.” (Exodus 30:1) What do you want Me to do for you?” That was the question Jesus asked twice during His earthly ministry. The first time is found in Mark 10:51. There Jesus addressed a blind beggar outside […]

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The Angel of the Lord (4)

When we search our subject in the book of First Chronicles, we come to the account of David ordering Joab to go through Israel and count “the number of fighting men,” that is, those capable of warfare (21:2, 5). David’s command was repulsive to Joab, who was in charge of this census. Of greater concern […]

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