MEDITATIONS ON THE TRUE CHRISTIAN LIFE
By Glenn H. Jackson
______...."This book of the law [the Word of God] shall not depart from [always be in] your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful [take heed] to do according to all that is written in it; for THEN you will make your way prosperous,
and THEN you will have success".... Joshua 1:8 NASB
"I AM THE WAY"
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*____Way back yonder in the Garden the first man lived in the Presence of the Creator, Jehovah God.
____He had no sense of unfitness or need of fitness.
____He was like a child who climbs
up into his father's arms. The child has no sense of fear, no sense of need, for he belongs; and because he belongs, he takes his place, he takes liberties.
when the great blunder was made, and Adam in a foolish moment sold out his vast privileges and rights to an enemy, he was driven away from the Presence; and a flaming sword was at the gateway to keep him out.
____That Garden of Desire with its tree of Life was known to all the people; and for thousands of years, until the flood came, and yet no one could get into the Presence of God.
____Then Jehovah separated Abraham and cut the Covenant with him, giving a promise of the Messiah to come through him; his descendants were also given a Law and a Priesthood, and they cut the Covenant with Jehovah through
____God dwelt in their midst in the Holy of Holies.
could approach Him unless he was covered by a cloud of incense and had in his hand a basin of blood to sprinkle on the Mercy Seat; and that was only to be done once a year by the appointed priest.