THE PLACE WHERE THE LORD LAY

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.–Matthew 28:6 The Grave Is Associated with Gladness One does not usually associate gladness with the grave. That is not the experience of men. The sepulchre is…

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THE DARKNESS AT THE CROSS

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div Now from the sixth hour, there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour.–Matthew 27:45 When Jesus Was Born there Was Light When He Died There Was Darkness It is notable that when our Lord was born there was a supernatural light across…

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THE GREAT REFUSAL

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div They gave him vinegar to drink mingled with gall: and when he had tasted thereof, he would not drink.–Matthew 27:34 The One Cup Jesus Refused to Drink It was a kindly provision of the Jews to give an opiate to the condemned. They found their…

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THE CROWN OF THORNS

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews! —Matthew 27:29 A Touch of Brotherhood Amid…

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MICAH 7:5

Trust ye not in a friend, put ye not confidence in a guide: keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom. Micah 7:5 Trust ye not in a friend,…. This is not said to lessen the value of friendship; or to discourage the cultivation of…

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