Crucified

The Marvellous Magnet

Jan 01

THE MARVELLOUS MAGNET.   “I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me. This he said, signifying what death he should die.”— John xii. 32, 33.   JESUS is the spokesman here. He tells of his own death by crucifixion, and of the result which will follow. It appears, then, that our Lord’s …

John:12:32-33

The Shortest of the Seven Cries

Apr 14

The Shortest of the Seven Cries   "After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the scripture might be fulfilled, saith, I thirst."—John 19:28.   It was most fitting that every word of our Lord upon the cross should be gathered up and preserved. As not a bone of him shall be broken, so not a …

John:19:28

The Crown of Thorns

Apr 13

The Crown of Thorns   “And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head.” Matthew xxvii. 29.   BEFORE we enter the common hall of the soldiers, and gaze upon “the sacred head once wounded,” it will be well to consider who and what he was who was thus cruelly put to shame. …

Matthew:27:29

The Old Man Crucified

Apr 11

THE OLD MAN CRUCIFIED.   “Knowing this, that our old man is crucified with him.”—Romans vi. 6.   EVERY new man is two men; every believer in Christ is what he was and not what he was: the old nature and the new nature exist at the same time in each regenerate individual. That old nature the apostle calls …

Romans:6:6

Mourning at the Sight of the Crucified

Mar 14

Mourning at the Sight of the Crucified   “And all the people that came together to that sight, beholding the things which were done, smote their breasts, and returned.”—Luke 23:48.   MANY in that crowd came together to behold the crucifixion of Jesus, in a condition of the most furious malice. They had hounded the Saviour as dogs pursue …

Luke:23:48

It is Finished!

Dec 01

It is Finished!    “When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost.” — John 19:30.   MY brethren, I would have you attentively observe the singular clearness, power, and quickness of the Saviour's mind in the last agonies of death. When pains and groans attend …

John:19:30