‘Place the incense altar just outside the inner curtain, opposite the Ark’s cover—the place of atonement—that rests on the Ark of the Covenant. I will meet with you there.’ Exodus 30:6. For those of us reading this in 2012, our eyes may glaze over and the geography of the temple just doesn’t seem to mean … More God: I will meet with you there
Genesis 41:56 So when the famine had spread over all the land, Joseph opened all the storehouses and sold to the Egyptians, for the famine was severe in the land of Egypt. Henry Law, at “Grace Gems!”, challenged me to re-read Genesis 41 with eyes to see JESUS: The Scripture before us is precious, because every view … More The name is Joseph. The true image is Jesus.
“Joseph’s master took him and put him in prison, the place where the king’s prisoners were confined.” Genesis 39:20 Henry Law, at “Grace Gems!”– Prison is a place of humiliation and of shame. It is peopled by those who are under accusation of crime, or who are awaiting the sentence of outraged law. As such, … More In every page the voice of Jesus is heard…
So Jacob called the name of the place Peniel, saying, “For I have seen God face to face, and yet my life has been delivered.” —Genesis 32:30 ESV Henry Law, comments at Grace Gems: But is the lonely Jacob long alone? Oh no. A stranger suddenly draws near, and grapples with him, and strives with … More Henry Law: Grace above grace. Face to face.
And he dreamed, and behold, there was a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven. And behold, the angels of God were ascending and descending on it! And behold, the LORD stood above it and said, “I am the LORD, the God of Abraham your father and … More This Ladder: Think forever, and you reach not the threshold of His vastness.
And their eyes were opened, and they recognized him. And he vanished from their sight. They said to each other, “Did not our hearts burn within us while he talked to us on the road, while he opened to us the Scriptures?” —Luke 24:31-32 Just two simple observations: 1. Jesus affects our spiritual sight- He opens our … More God grant us eyes to see and a passion for Your Word
Yours is the day, yours also the night; you have established the heavenly lights and the sun. You have fixed all the boundaries of the earth; you have made summer and winter. —Psalm 74:16-17 ESV Henry Law(1878): The works of creation teach as clearly as the works of providence and grace. In the realm of … More Seeing God’s Grace in the Change of Seasons