E. Dennett

A Sweet Savor To God

The sweet incense was put on the fire before the Lord (Leviticus 16:12,13) on the day of atonement. Thus the graces of Christ were brought out through the action of the holy fire. His exposure to the judgment of God's holiness (fire) upon the cross, when there made sin, did but bring out all that was most precious and fragrant to God. He was never more precious in God's eyes, His perfections were never more fully displayed, than when He proved His obedience to the uttermost in the very ...

Mingled Glories

The divine and human glories of our blessed Lord are mingled and displayed in His name Jesus. By "mingled" we simply mean that the character of the Person of Christ is such that all that He is as God and as man is told out in His name and in His work. This will be clearly seen by considering the meaning of the name Jesus. As may be seen from Hebrews 4:8, Jesus is the Greek form of Joshua, or Jehoshua, which signifies "Jehovah is Salvation," or "whose salvation is Jehovah." There is ther...
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