Amen and amen!
Originally posted on Samuel at Gilgal:
If I had the power to do it, how would I seek to refresh in your souls a sense of the fact that you are “bought with a price.”
There in the midnight hour, amidst the olives of Gethsemane, kneels Immanuel the Son of God; he groans, he pleads in prayer, he wrestles; see the beady drops stand on his brow, drops of sweat, but not of such sweat as pours from men when they earn the bread of life, but the sweat of him who is procuring life itself for us. It is blood, it is crimson blood; great gouts of it are falling to the ground.
O soul, your Savior speaks to you from out Gethsemane at this hour, and he says: “Here and thus I bought you with a price.”
Come, stand and view him in the agony of the olive garden…
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