Then went up Moses, and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel:…
I. GLORIOUS ASCENSION. Mountain climbing is always wholesome. The more we climb, the less will be our difficulty, on the summit of Divine mountains are gracious manifestations to reward the praying climbers.
II. BLESSED VISION. "And they saw the God of Israel; and there was under" etc. Calm repose. We may rest sweetly on the Divine fidelity.
III. GLORIOUS PRESERVATION. God's hand will ever be laid on the spiritual nobility. They are under His protecting, preserving care.
IV. WONDROUS FESTIVITY. The saints shall eat and drink in the Divine presence. Heavenly manna. New wine.
(W. Burrows, B. A.)
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