Exodus 24:1-15, 18
Even the most favoured under the law came not very near to God. Even when he said “Come up unto Jehovah,” it was added, “but they shall not come nigh.” How different the gospel, for now, in Christ Jesus, we, who sometimes were afar off, are made nigh by the blood of Jesus.
Their tongues went faster than their lives. Man is swift at promising, but lame in performing.
The blood is the main thing in all communion with God. No road is open to us but the crimson one. Where the blood of Jesus falls peace comes, but apart from that we are unclean, and, consequently, unfit for communion with God. Dear friends, has the blood of Jesus ever been sprinkled upon you? Faith, like the bunch of hyssop, applies the blood: have you that faith?
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