And even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you. Isaiah 46:4. The history of John affords
At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me…. Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear. 2
Joseph of Arimathaea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave him leave. He came therefore, and took the body of Jesus.
Rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the Lord your God. Joel 2:13. It was the custom among the Jews for the garments to be rent at the death of friends, but this custom the priests were
Philip findeth Nathanael, and saith unto him, We have found him, of whom Moses in the law, and the prophets, did write, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph. John 1:45. Philip called Nathanael…. If Nathanael had trusted to the
With eyes wide open to the mercies of God, I beg you, my brothers, as an act of intelligent worship, to give him your bodies, as a living sacrifice, consecrated to him and acceptable by him. Romans 12:1, Phillips. The
Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength faileth. Psalm 71:9. David entreated the Lord not to forsake him in old age. And why did he thus pray? He saw that most