Stephen Charnock: “Glorify thy Son”

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Glorify thy Son. Glorify him in his death, by accepting it as the death of thy Son for the sins of the world; glorify him in his death, by manifesting at that time that I am thy Son. God did so by miraculous testimonies of his innocency in the time of his passion, by rending of the temple’s veil, obscurity of the sun, quaking of the earth, and the cleaving of the rocks, which made the centurion that guarded him pronounce him to be ‘truly the Son of God,’ Mat. xxvii. 54.

Glorify him in a resurrection; glorify thy Son in his deity, by a manifestation of it; glorify thy Son in his humanity, by conferring new endowments of honour and immortality upon it. He prays here for a manifestation of the glory of his deity, which had been obscured, for an addition of glory to his humanity, which had not been yet enjoyed, by a resurrection and exaltation of it to the right hand of the Father. He prays for a manifestation of his deity: ‘Glorify thy Son.’ ...

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