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“Your words will save me, your song instruct me”

Receive Christ, receive power to see, receive your light, that you may plainly recognize both God and man. More delightful than gold and precious stones, more desirable than honey and the honeycomb is the Word that has enlightened us. How … Continue reading

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“Death swallowed the Lamb who was sacrificed for all, and then disgorging him disgorged all of us in him and with him”

No longer does he say: Prepare. That would be out of place now that at last he who was prepared for is seen, is before our very eyes. The nature of the case now calls for a different type of … Continue reading

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“Of old the river’s water had been polluted by the untimely deaths of murdered infants”

Today, as a firstborn son, Christ went down into Egypt to end the mourning its ancient bereavement had brought upon that land. Instead of plagues he brought joy, instead of night and darkness he gave the light of salvation. Of … Continue reading

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“Glory to that Voice that became a body”

Glory to that Voice that became a body, and to the lofty Word that became flesh. Ears even heard Him, eyes saw Him, hands even touched Him, the mouth ate Him. Limbs and senses gave thanks to the One Who … Continue reading

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“He who was without Mother becomes without Father”

Christ is born, glorify Him. Christ from heaven, go out to meet Him. Christ on earth, be exalted. Sing to the Lord all the whole earth; and that I may join both in one word, let the heavens rejoice, and … Continue reading

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“Without love my confession of the name of Christ even by shedding my blood or offering my body to be burnt will avail me nothing”

All believers are familiar with the story of the wedding of the king’s son and the banquet that followed it, and of how the Lord’s table was thrown open to all comers. When everyone was seated “the master of the … Continue reading

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‘Tis a Fearful Thing

‘Tis a fearful thing to love what death can touch. A fearful thing to love, to hope, to dream, to be – to be, And oh, to lose. A thing for fools, this, And a holy thing, a holy thing … Continue reading

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