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And the whole multitude of them arose, and led him unto Pilate. And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this fellow per- verting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ, a king. And Pilate asked him, saying, Art thou the king of the Jews? And he answered him and said, Thou sayest it. Luke 23:1-3 The King before the Beast! For, indeed, Jesus is the King! King He is, not in His own name, nor by the power of the sword, nor by the will of the people, but by...

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And as soon as it was day, the elders of the people and the chief priests and the scribes came together, and led him into their council, saying, Art thou the Christ? tell us. And he said unto them, If I tell you, ye will not believe: And if I also ask you, ye will not answer me, nor let me go. Hereafter shall the Son of man sit on the right, hand of the power of God. Then said they all, Art thou then the Son of God? And he said unto them, Ye say that I am. And...

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And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed, And this taxing urns first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria. And all went to be taxed every one into his own city…. Luke 2:1-7 How wondrous are the ways of God! Thus, indeed, one exclaims ever again, as often as he may read the utterly simple, yet amazingly marvelous story of the coming of Immanuel! Wonderful is that narrative from its very beginning. Or is it not amazing that the story that tells of...

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For I say unto you, that this that is written must yet he accomplished in me, And he was reckoned among the transgressors: for the things concerning me have an end. Luke 22:37 Dreadful hour! The sinless One was to be numbered with the transgressors! He that knew no sin, who did no evil, neither was guile found in His mouth, the Son of God in the flesh, was to be considered, reckoned and treated as a public enemy! Well might the Savior warn His disciples in this darkest of hours, when the darkest forces of the powers of darkness...

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And as they were afraid, and bowed down their faces to the earth, they said unto them: Why seek ye the living among the dead? He is not here, but he is risen: remember how he spake unto you when he was yet in Galilee, Saying, The Son of man must be delivered info the hands of sinful mem, and be crucified, and the third day rise again. And they remembered his words. Luke 24:5-8 They remembered! Somehow, deeply buried in their subconsciousness, these words of their Lord had been hid. Yes, indeed, they had heard His words, spoken to...

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Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Luke 12:82 Fear not! If ye seek the kingdom of God first, chiefly, constantly, this word is addressed to you, and you may hear it. If ye seek the things that are below, the things of the world, the things that are seen, but that are temporal, this word of the Lord Jesus is neither meant for you, nor can ye hear it, The entire context of this address of the Savior to His little flock speaks, of the things of the kingdom of...

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“And the angel said unto them, Fear not; for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.” Luke 2:10 Joseph and Mary had finally reached their destination, but they found the city of Bethlehem full of people who were of the same lineage. There was no room for them in the inn. It is highly possible that their late arrival was because of Mary being long in her pregnancy. Sometime early in their stay in Bethlehem Mary “brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a...

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And when they were come to the place, which is called Calvary, there they crucified him, and the malefactors, one on the right hand, and the other on the left. Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. Luke 28:33, 34 Then! . . . . Significant moment! Then, at that particular moment, said Jesus, Father forgive them, for they know not what they do! Precisely then He made intercession for the transgressors! And that, even at that moment, such intercession was at all possible, that there was even at that moment, and for the...

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And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom. Luke 23:42 Lord, remember me! The cry of the violent! The prayer of the mighty that take the kingdom of heaven by force! For this evil-doer that had been crucified with our Lord (was it not at His right hand?) is a spiritually strong man who, at the moment when all things are against him and against the kingdom of heaven, puts up a tremendous struggle to enter into that apparently lost kingdom! He was the last of those “violent” men of whom our Lord had...

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Let us go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us. Luke 2:15 How near! . . . . Let us see this thing, this Word that is come to pass! How close He is to us, there in Bethlehem, in the manger, in the swaddling clothes, in the flesh and blood of that little babe. . . . Let us go now, and see this thing, this Word, Him, the God of our salvation! Let us behold Him; and, yes, let us touch Him if we may:...

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