No accident or chance in the steps Jesus walked from Gethsemane to Calvary

We come now to Mark’s account of Jesus’ arrest and betrayal.  J.C. Ryle comments on Mark 14: 43-52 Let us notice, secondly, in these verses, how all things in our Lord’s passion happened according to God’s Word. His own address to those who took Him, exhibits this in a striking manner–“the Scripture must be fulfilled.” There was … More No accident or chance in the steps Jesus walked from Gethsemane to Calvary

Ryle: this death is the ground of all our confidence

J.C. Ryle on the Transfiguration account in Luke 9: …this passage shows us that the Old Testament saints in glory take a deep interest in Christ’s atoning death. We are told that when Moses and Elijah appeared in glory with our Lord on the Mount of Transfiguration, they “talked with Him.” And what was the subject of … More Ryle: this death is the ground of all our confidence

Henry Law: The Bronze Serpent, the remedy of God and the gospel of free grace

The Bronze Serpent From Mount Hor they set out by the way to the Red Sea, to go around the land of Edom. And the people became impatient on the way.  And the people spoke against God and against Moses, “Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? For … More Henry Law: The Bronze Serpent, the remedy of God and the gospel of free grace

Infinite Love and Grace

J.C. Ryle on Jesus’ gracious words of intercession from the cross: (Luke 23:32-37) We read that when He was crucified, His first words were, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” His own racking agony of body did not make Him forget others. The first of His seven sayings on the cross was … More Infinite Love and Grace