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Good Cheer for the New Year

January 6, 1867

Good Cheer for the New Year   “The eyes of the Lord thy God are always upon it, from the beginning of the year even unto the end of the year.” — Deut. 11:12.   THE Israelites had sojourned for a while in Egypt, a land which only produces food for its inhabitants by the laborious process of irrigating …


The First Day of Creation

August 29, 1875

The First Day of Creation   “And God saw the light that it was good.”— Genesis i. 4.   WE shall this morning leave all discussion as to the creation of the world to those learned divines who have paid their special attention to that subject, and to those geologists who know, or at any rate think they know, …


A Cheery Word in Troublous Times

October 29, 2017

A CHEERY WORD IN TROUBLOUS TIMES.   “Wherefore, sirs, be of good cheer: for I believe God, that it shall be even as it was told me.”— Acts xxvii. 25.   THE presence of a brave man in the hour of danger is a very great comfort to his companions. It is a grand thing to observe Paul so bold, …


“What I Have Done?”

December 27, 1857

"What Have I Done?"   "What have I done?"—Jeremiah 8:6        PERHAPS no figure represents God in a more gracious light than those figures of speech, which represent him as stooping from his throne, and as coming down from heaven to attend to the wants and to behold the woes of mankind. We must have love for …


Thanksgiving and Prayer

September 27, 1863

Thanksgiving and Prayer “Thou crownest the year with thy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness.”—Psalm 65:11. POSSIBLY objections might have been raised to a day of thanksgiving for the abundant harvest if it had been ordered or suggested by Government. Certain brethren are so exceedingly tender in their consciences upon the point of connexion between Church and …


The Unbroken Line of True Nobles

October 17, 1875

The Unbroken Line of True Nobles   “Instead of thy fathers shall be thy children, whom thou mayest make princes in all the earth.”— Psalm xlv. 16.   WERE you ever perplexed by being drawn with almost equal force in two directions? I have been so. There is a bond which reaches from the cemetery which holds me very …


Free Grace a Motive for Free Giving

June 13, 1880

Free Grace a Motive for Free Giving    “Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace, comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work.”— 2 Thessalonians ii. 16, 17.   THE Thessalonian saints had been much persecuted …

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The Undying Gospel for the Dying Year

October 29, 1889

The Undying Gospel for the Dying Year   “For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly.”— Romans v. 6.   BELOVED friends, whatever the condition of a child of God is, he is not without hope. A believer in the Lord Jesus Christ may be very sorely tried, his afflictions may be …


A Merry Christmas

December 23, 1860

A Merry Christmas   “And his sons went and feasted in their houses, every one his day; and sent and called for their three sisters to eat and to drink with them. And it was so, when the days of their feasting were gone about, that Job sent and sanctified them, and rose up early in the …


A Psalm for the New Year

January 5, 1862

A Psalm for the New Year   But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen. -2 Peter 3:18        BEHOLD, beloved, our perpetual dangers. Whither can we go to escape from peril? Where shall we fly to avoid temptation? If …

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