Before the three hours of darkness fell, while Jesus hung on the cross, He answered a question; but during those hours of darkness He asked a very significant question. In answer to the penitent thief, who requested being remembered, when ..
It was not only what the wicked gave Jesus, but it was also what they took away from Him that revealed the devil-ishness of their hearts. They gave Him a crown of thorns, stripes upon His back, blows upon His ..
A camera was unknown in the day when Jesus was nailed to His cross. What happened there, however, is pictured by words which God gave to man to write. There must have been a large crowd and shameful noise! Our ..
Exhausted after not getting one wink of sleep the night before, having had a crown of thorns pressed into His brow, Jesus was weary and undoubtedly showed it upon His face. For we read in Matthew 27:34, “They gave Him ..
To have enemies who openly oppose is one thing; but it is quite another thing to have enemies with a false front. Satan as such an enemy approached Eve in paradise, thus also through Judas Iscariot he approached Jesus in ..
We can understand Jesus’ prayer in Gethsemane, and that His sweat fell as great drops of blood to the ground (Luke 22:44), when we realize that He stood at the top of the stairway leading down to hell; and He ..
In our natural life it is so much easier to learn a new song than to learn an equal number of lines that do not have rhyme and rhythm. Yet to sing, as the psalmist ex¬horts us in Psalm 98:1, ..
It is an amazing faith; and it ought to fill us with awe to notice what faith God wrought in His people years before His Son came in our flesh to save us. The psalmist in Psalm 98:3 writes, “He ..
You can suggest singing. You can even command it, as a choir director does when he gives orders to go back to do a line over to get it correctly sung. But you cannot make a sad person sing a ..
The reason, as we saw yesterday, why David in Psalm 40:6 said, “Sacrifice and offering Thou didst not desire: Mine ears hast Thou opened,” is that the blotting out of our sins has two requirements. The everlasting punishment our sins ..