Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Moses made a serpent of brass, and put it upon a pole, and it came to pass, that if a serpent had bitten any man, when he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived.
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2 Kings 18:4
He removed the heights, and he brake in pieces the statues, and he cut off the image, and he beat down the serpent of brass which Moses made: for till those days the sons of Israel were burning incense to it and they called it brass.
And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so must the Son of man be lifted up;
And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all to myself.
For the impossibility of the law, in that it was weak by the flesh, God having sent his own Son in the likeness of the flesh of sin, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:
2 Corinthians 5:21
For him not knowing sin, he made sin for us; that we might be the justice of God in him.
Look to me all ye ends of the earth and be saved, for I am God, and none else.
And I poured out upon the house of David and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem the spirit of grace and supplications: and they looked to me whom they pierced, and they mourned for him as mourning for the only begotten, and being embittered for him as being embittered for the first-born.
In the morrow John sees Jesus coming to him, and says, Behold the Lamb of God, be taking away the sin of the world.
Looking in the distance to Jesus the author and completer of the faith; who for the joy laid before him endured the cross, having despised the shame, and sat down on the right hand of the throne of God.
1 John 3:8
He doing sin is of the accuser; for the accuser sins from the beginning. For this was the Son of God manifested, that he might loose the works of the accuser.
And this is the will of him having sent me, that every one seeing the Son, and believing in him, should have eternal life: and I will raise him up at the last day.
For the justice of God in it is revealed from faith to faith: as has been written, And the just shall live by faith.
And the law entered, that the fall might abound. And where sin abounded, grace superabounded: