Context: Exeter Hall

Plenteous Redemption

Jan 01

Plenteous Redemption   “With him is plenteous redemption.”— Psalm 130:7.   REDEMPTION is a word which has gladdened many ears, when there was no heavenly sound in its blessed chime. Apart from any theological use of it, the word is a very sweet one, and has been melodious to many hearts. In those days when piracy was carried on …

Psalms:130:7

Adoption

Jan 01

Adoption   “Having predestinated us unto the adoption of children by Jesus Christ to himself, according to the good pleasure of his will,”— Ephesians 1:5.   IT is at once a doctrine of Scripture and of common sense, that whatever God does in time he predestined to do in eternity. Some men find fault with divine predestination, and challenge the …

Ephesians:1:5

The March!

Mar 31

The March!   "And it came to pass, when the ark set forward, that Moses said, Rise up, Lord, and let thine enemies be scattered, and let them that hate thee flee before thee.” — Numbers 10:35.   THE people of God in the wilderness were led instrumentally by the wisdom of Moses and his mother-in-law Hobab; but really …

Numbers:10:35

The Silver Trumpet

Mar 24

The Silver Trumpet   “Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.” — Isaiah 1:18.   The chief of sinners are objects of the choicest mercy. Christ is a great Saviour to meet …

Isaiah:1:18

Humility

Mar 17

Humility   “Serving the Lord with all humility of mind."— Acts 20:19.        It is not often that a man may safely speak about his own humility. Humble men are mostly conscious of great pride, while those who are boastful of humility have nothing but false pretence, and really lack and want it. I question whether any of …

Acts:20:19

The Glorious Right Hand of the Lord

Feb 24

The Glorious Right Hand of the Lord   "And the Lord said unto Moses, Is the Lord'S hand waxed short? thou shalt see now whether my word shall come to pass unto thee or not." — numbers 11:23.        GOD had made a positive promise to Moses that for the space of a whole month lie would feed the vast host in …

Numbers:11:23

None but Jesus

Feb 17

None But Jesus   "He that believeth on him is not condemned" —John 3:18        The way of salvation is stated in Scripture in the very plainest terms, and yet, perhaps, there is no truth about which more errors have been uttered, than concerning the faith which saves the soul. Well has it been proved by experience, that …

John:3:18

The Tabernacle – Without the Camp

Feb 10

The Tabernacle - Without the Camp      "And Moses took the tabernacle, and pitched it without the camp, afar off from the camp, and called it the Tabernacle of the congregation. And it came to pass, that every one which sought the Lord went out unto the tabernacle of the congregation, which was without the camp.” Exodus …

Exodus:33:7

The Earnest of Heaven

Feb 03

The Earnest of Heaven   ‘That holy Spirit of promise, which is the earnest of our inheritance." — Ephesians 1:13-14        So then, heaven, with all its glories, is an inheritance! Now, an inheritance is not a thing which is bought with money, earned by labour, or won by conquest. If any man bath an inheritance, in the …

Ephesians:1:13-14

The Christ of Patmos

Jan 27

The Christ of Patmos    “And I turned to see the voice that spake with me. And being turned, I saw seven golden candlesticks; And in the midst of the seven candlesticks one like unto the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to the foot, and girt about the paps with a golden girdle. His …

Revelation:1:12-17