“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 … More Henry Law: Never take only superficial chaff from fields of such rich grain.
“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 Our Refuge-high as the heavens, wide as infinity, lasting as the endless day
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
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 Henry Law: The Rod in many graphic tints shows Jesus.
Henry Law gives up some insight into Exodus 30, at Grace Gems! Reader! this now invites our notice. In mercy may the Spirit cause the sacred odor to arise. The position of this Altar first claims thought. The Lord, who orders all things with wise end, especially enjoins, ‘Place the incense altar just outside the inner … More Henry Law: the Incense Altar’s chosen position seems as a link to join the cross and crown.
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.
Henry Law, at “Grace Gems!” Ponder well this Ladder. Another like it, earth never saw. Mark its extent. It unites the worlds of Deity and man. It connects our sin-vile hovels with the abode of the Eternal. Resting on the ground, which our feet defile, it rises and stretches upward, and pierces the skies, and mounts … More The SUMMIT of this Ladder is Jesus reigning, the ever living God.
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 went into the … More The Budded Rod
The Gospel in NUMBERS by Henry Law, 1858 Found at gracegems.org Next count the register. It presents a vast array of Numbered warriors. They stretch beyond six hundred thousand men. Numb. 1:46. Whence is this marvelous increase? One family had entered Egypt. Hardship, and cruelty, and toil had done their worst to keep them low. … More The Gospel in Numbers