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Moses, a type of our Lord as a deliverer, a lawgiver, and a
prophet. As Moses, by the blood of the Paschal Lamb
delivered the people from Egyptian bondage, so the Lord
Jesus, by shedding His blood, saves His people from the
power of sin and Satan. Moses gave the law; our Lord
kept it. Moses was a prophet and a mediator; in both
respects a type of our Lord. Moses in the meekness of
his temper, a type of our Lord. Also in the lustre of
his face. As Moses was obliged to veil his face after he
had communion with God, when he conversed with the
Israelites, so our Lord veiled His Godhead, and took upon
Him our flesh, when He came to dwell on our earth.
Moses likewise a type of our Lord in the miracles that
he wrought. Subjects for texts on the history of Moses.

Joshua, which signifies Jesus, or Saviour, a type of our
Lord, in being called to lead the Israelites into the pro-

Solomon, a type of our Lord in respect of his great wisdom
and knowledge. Also, in his immense wealth. The
riches of Christ unsearchable. Solomon, a type of our



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PERHAPS you none of you can tell me the meaning of a type. It is taken from a Greek word which means a model, or figure, or patterna resemblance of something else. There are a great many types in Scripture, and I believe they all tend to the same end, which is to make us understand more clearly the work and character of our Lord Jesus Christ. Many things are typical of Him, and many persons. I wish now to tell you about the persons that are types of our blessed Lord.

We must always bear one thing in mind, which is, that the type is always much inferior to the antitype, or person represented.

Of course it must be so when the Lord Jesus


Christ is the one prefigured; because He must ever stand above, far above, all created beings: as much above man, as man is above the lowest reptile. Still, as man, the Lord Jesus is capable of being represented, or prefigured. There are points of resemblance in the character and conduct of some holy men, that we are told in God's Word are typical of our Lord. In Rom. v. 14, we are told that Adam is a type of Christ:-"Nevertheless death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam's transgression, who is the figure of Him that was to come."

At first sight I daresay it will seem strange to you that the man who brought sin and misery and death into the world, should be a type of our blessed Lord. But so it is; and we often find, when we study God's Word, and get the teaching of God's Holy Spirit, that what we should have thought impossible, is nevertheless God's truth and then we are surprised to find how blind and ignorant we are by nature.


The Lord tells us this in 1 Cor. ii. 14:"But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness unto him; neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned." So that you see, to understand the types, or indeed any

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