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
“But the word is very near you. It is in your mouth and in your heart, so that you can do it..” Deuteronomy 30:14 In this passage, there is a clear picture of Jesus Christ and the Gospel. It is like a compass needle that points to the North Pole. Deuteronomy and the rest of the OT point … More The Word-Christ- is very near you
“Among the cities which you shall give unto the Levites, there shall be six cities for Refuge.” Numb. 35:6. Henry Law comments at Grace Gems.com: REFUGE is a thought dear to every Christian heart. It is, as haven to the ship, when clouds blacken–as dove-cote to the bird, when hawks pursue. When once the wrath … More Christ is our Refuge
At Grace Gems, Henry Law comments: Psalm 59:16, 17. “But I will sing of Your power; yes, I will sing aloud of Your mercy in the morning; for You have been my defense and refuge in the day of my trouble. Unto You, O my strength, will I sing; for God is my defense, and the … More Henry Law: When hope seems gone, let us rejoice in the God of our salvation
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 there is no … More Only one remedy–free–open unto all–but only one
Numbers 17:6-8 Moses spoke to the people of Israel. And all their chiefs gave him staffs, one for each chief, according to their fathers’ houses, twelve staffs. And the staff of Aaron was among their staffs. And Moses deposited the staffs before the Lord in the tent of the testimony. On the next day Moses … More The Rod-Proof of God’s immediate power appears in every part.
‘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
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
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…