CHRIST - A
BUNDLE OF MYRRH
Bro. Michael Jacob
" A bundle of Myrrh is my Beloved unto me" Song of
Myrrh is a kind of precious fruit, it is bitter but most
fragrant and of excellent use in Body.
|Myrrh has a perfuming quality. It is used for
perfuming garments and other things. Psalms 45:8 (Prov 7:17)
||Jesus CHRIST hath a perfuming virtue. Song of
Solomon 3:6. We read of the sweet scent of the Church. How comes she smell? It is from the
communication of the sweet graces of Christ to her
|Myrrh is a rare and rich perfume, a fit present
for the king. The wise men honored CHRIST with Myrrh Math. 2:11.
||CHRIST is the richest and purest perfume heaven
and earth can afford. Rev 8:4,5
|Myrrh has a preserving quality. It keeps things
from corruption, putrefying and rotting. Hence the friends of CHRIST brought Myrrh, aloes,
and other spices for the embalming of His BODY after HIS crucifixion John 19:39,40
||CHRIST has in HIM a preserving quality or
power. Sin is of a rotting, stinking and putrefying nature. But in a special manner He
preserves our souls
|Myrrh has a beautifying quality. The virgins
that prepared themselves for Ahasevrus made use of Myrrh. (Book of Esther) It is good to
take away the wrinkles from the face and to make the skin smooth and shinning.
||JESUS CHRIST makes every believer beautiful
Ezek 16:14,Eph 5:27
| Myrrh is not easily known. Many cannot
||The TRUE CHRIST is not easily known. Many will
take the false Christ instead of the TRUE CHRIST
|Myrrh has a healing quality. It dries up
rheums, clears the voice, helps the bad breath in the mouth to go.
||JESUS CHRIST has all medicinal virtues.
"BY HIS STRIPES WE ARE HEALED" Isa. 53:5. He makes prayer, the breath of the
soul sweet when we offer it in HIS NAME.
|Myrrh was the first principal ingredient in the
HOLY ANOINTING OIL.
||HE IS THE MYRRH Tree from there the DIVINE OIL
flows wherewith we are anointed
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