Monday, February 25 ::: Jesus More Glorious

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Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession, who was faithful to him who appointed him, just as Moses also was faithful in all God’s house. For Jesus has been counted worthy of more glory than Moses—as much more glory as the builder of a house has more honor than the house itself. (For every house is built by someone, but the builder of all things is God.) Now Moses was faithful in all God’s house as a servant, to testify to the things that were to be spoken later, but Christ is faithful over God’s house as a son. And we are his house if indeed we hold fast our confidence and our boasting in our hope.

Hebrews 3:1-6

sound  ::  Piano Quintet in G minor, Opus 57, Intermezzo, Dmitri Shostakovich (1940)

image  ::  Houses With Thatched Roofs, Cordeville, Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1890)

Houses With Thatched Roofs, Cordeville, Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1890)We are not satisfied with pardoned sin,
We pray, “Create in me a clean heart, O God,
and renew a right spirit within me.”

Save us, we pray, from ordinary religion;
give us the peculiar grace of a peculiar people.
May we abide in Christ,
may we live near to God.

Charles Spurgeon, 19th century

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