By A. M. Hodgkin
PEEFACE TO the second one version
On the fantastic resurrection morning Mary went to hunt for
Jesus. She sought Him within the tomb, yet He stood beside her.
She concept He used to be the gardener, however the one be aware "Mary "
revealed to her her Saviour.
As we learn a few passage within the previous testomony how frequently
our eyes are holden, and we see simply the earthly shape : we
see Aaron the priest, or David the shepherd, or Solomon the
king ; but when, like Mary, we're particularly looking the Lord Jesus,
He manifests Himself to us throughout the outward kind, and
we flip in blissful shock, and, taking a look up, say, " Eabboni "
(lit. my nice One).
As we proceed to hunt, we discover Him the least bit anticipated
places of the outdated testomony, till the entire grows luminous
with the honor of God within the face of Jesus Christ. "In the
volume of the publication it really is written of Me." the entire traces of
history and sort, of Psalm and prophecy, converge in the direction of
one centre Jesus Christ, and to at least one ideal occasion. His loss of life
on the pass for our salvation. And from that centre back
all the strains of heritage within the e-book of Acts, of expertise in
the Epistles, and of prophecy in Revelation radiate out as soon as
more to testify that the daddy despatched the Son to be the Saviour
of the realm.
After His resurrection our Lord not just "opened the
Scriptures" to His disciples, but additionally "opened their below-
standing that they could comprehend the Scriptures." He
is able to do a similar for us. an identical Holy Spirit who
moved holy males of previous to write down the Scriptures, is shut to hand
to make the phrases existence to our souls, through taking of the issues
of Christ and revealing them unto us.
Of the books of the recent testomony just a short precis
is right here given, in part simply because they're a lot more studied,
partly simply because to regard of them at any enough size might
swell this publication past the boundaries of a unmarried quantity, and
still extra as the leader target of the current reviews is
to exhibit that Christ is the most important to the previous testomony
Scriptures. To inspire others to hunt Him for themselves,
under the tips of the Spirit, within the pages of Holy
Scripture, is the thing of this booklet.
I might the following gratefully recognize assistance from Fielden
Thorp, B.A., and the Rev. James Neil, M.A., in revision, and
of different neighbors in a variety of methods.
A. M. HODGKIN.
Reigate, September 1908.
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