There may be some over whom you and I would not weep, but Jesus wept over even those who would later cry out for His crucifixion. Those who were His own but who refused to believe Him. Father forgive them for they know not what they do. Yet even the proof of His resurrection they refused.
He that believeth on Him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemnedalready, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. – John 3:18
The imminent peril is to be without Christ Himself. Do you see, there, the Saviour in human form-God made flesh, dwelling among us? He loves His people, and came to earth to wipe out an iniquity which had stained them most vilely, and to work out a righteousness which should cover them most gloriously, but without Christ that living Saviour is nothing to you. Do you see Him led away as a sheep to the slaughter, fastened to the cruel wood bleeding, dying? Without Christ you are without the virtue of that great sacrifice; you are without the merit of that atoning blood. Do you see Him lying in the tomb of Joseph of…
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