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Jesus’ Return

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The novel’s final sentence belongs to St. John Rivers. “Daily He [God] announces more distinctly,—‘Surely I come quickly!’ and hourly I more eagerly respond,—‘Amen; even so come, Lord Jesus!’” They mirror the final words of the Bible, and of the aged disciple that God loved, John the Apostle. The final sentences of the Bible are […]

The Incorruptible Crown

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As the novel closes, in chapter 38, Jane says of St. John Rivers, “The last letter I received from him drew from my eyes human tears, and yet filled my heart with divine joy: he anticipated his sure reward, his incorruptible crown.”

Bone of My Bone

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When the Lord presented Adam with Eve in GENESIS 2 : 22 his response in GENESIS 2 : 23 was to say, “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; She shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.”

Saul and David

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We discover in 1 SAMUEL 16 : 14-23 that Saul’s disobedience to the Lord had brought on him God’s judgment in the form of God allowing and directing a demon to torment Saul, and that only David’s playing of the harp provided him relief. In chapter 37, the now blind Rochester tells Jane that, “If Saul could have had you for his David, the evil spirit would have been exorcised without the aid of a harp.”


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In chapter 37, when she sees Rochester after the fire in his home, Jane says to him, “You have  ‘faux air’ of Nebuchadnezzar in the fields about you, that is certain: your hair reminds me of eagles’ feathers ; whether your nails are grown like birds’ claws or not, I have not yet noticed.” Because […]