“Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.” Genesis 22:2
And Moses wrote all the words of the Lord, and rose up early in the morning, and builded and altar under the hill, and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel. And he sent young men of the children of Israel, which offered burnt offerings, and sacrificed peace offerings of oxen unto the Lord . . . . And Moses took the blood, and sprinkled it on the people, and said, Behold the blood of the covenant which the Lord hath made with you concerning all these words. Exodus 24:4-5, 8 Israel had heard the voice of Jehovah...
“But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, . . . What saith the scripture? Cast out the bondwoman and her son; for the son of the bondwoman shall not be heir with the son of the freewoman.” Galatians 4:29, 30
A small group of people stood one day before an open tomb just outside Bethany of Judea. Their eyes were on the man who had commanded that the grave should be opened even though it was all of four days since the body of his friend had been laid to rest. It was a strange command, for in that hot climate putrefaction would be well progressed. Then the man spoke.
And Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother unto the land of Seir, the country of Edom . . . . And the messengers returned to Jacob, saying, We came to thy brother Esau, and also he cometh to meet thee, and four hundred men with him. Then Jacob was greatly afraid and distressed.
“And as he passed over Penuel the sun rose upon him, and he halted upon his thigh.”
Now Moses kept the flock of Jethro his father in law, the priest of Midian. Exodus 3:1
And the children of Israel sighed by reason of the bondage, and they cried, and their cry came up unto God by reason of the bondage … And … God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I … And the Lord said, I have surely seen the affliction of my people which are in Egypt, and have heard their cry by reason of their taskmasters; for I know their sorrows …
The subject which I have chosen to consider with you this evening is “The Standard Bearer’s Witness.”
In the June issue of there appeared an article under the title “Revelation” written by the Rev. Herman Hanko. As was stated at the time, it was the first of two articles treating the general subject of the revelation of God through means of dreams and visions. If, therefore, one wishes to receive full benefit from this article, it would be well for him to go back and peruse once more the article of Rev. Hanko.