Sermons from 1854

The Birth of Christ

December 24, 1854

The Birth of Christ   “Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. Butter and honey shall he eat, that ho may know to refuse the evil, and choose the good.”— Isaiah vii. 14, 15.   THE kingdom of Judah was in a condition of imminent peril. Two monarchs had leagued themselves …

Isaiah:7:14, 15

A Visit to Bethlehem

December 24, 1854

A Visit to Bethlehem     “Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us.” — Luke ii. 15.     December 24th, 1854     NOT to Bethlehem as it now is, but to Bethlehem as it once was, I would load your meditation this evening. Were you …


The Saint’s Heritage and Watchword

November 5, 1854

The Saint’s Heritage and Watchword     “No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, saith the LORD.” — Isaiah liv. 17.     November 5th, 1854   THIS is the fifth of …


Harvest Time

August 6, 1854

Harvest Time     “Is it not wheat harvest to-day?” — 1 Samuel xii. 17.     *“This date is an approximation of when this sermon was delivered.”   I SHALL not notice the connection; but I shall simply take these words as a motto; and my sermon will be founded upon a harvest field. I shall rather use the harvest for my …

1 Samuel:12:17