23. Jesus

14 Feb 2012, by

Talk not, O man, of pity, or of love,

Of self-denial, or magnanimity;

Will one of you, from the felon’s neck
(The guilt stain’d wretch,) the fatal halter take,
Bid him go free, and place it on thine own?
Behold! When justice drew his sword of fire—
And flash’d it o’re a vile, sin-deluged world;
Forth then came, the only . . .

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A New Song to the Lamb that was Slain: Revelation 5:6-12: “And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth. And he came and took the book out of the right hand of him that sat upon the throne. And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odors. . .

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Christ Very God and Man: John 1:29: “The next day John seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world.”; Isaiah 9:6: “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.”

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1 Timothy 1:8: “The law is good if a man use it lawfully.”

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