Sermons from 1864

A New Leaf for the New Year

December 27, 1864

A New Leaf for the New Year   “And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother.” — Genesis xlii. 21.   You know the story from which our text is taken, how Joseph’s brethren, being envious of him, sold him for a slave, deceived his aged father concerning him, and then endeavoured to forget …

Genesis:42:21

Mary’s Song

December 25, 1864

Mary's Song   “And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord, and my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour.”—Luke 1:46-47.    MARY was on a visit when she expressed her joy in the language of this noble song. It were well if all our social intercourse were as useful to our hearts as this visit was to …

Luke:1:46-47

Good Works in Good Company

December 18, 1864

Good Works in Good Company   “Come, my beloved, let us go forth into the field; let us lodge in the villages. Let us get up early to the vineyards; let us see if the vine flourish, whether the tender grape appear, and the pomegranates bud forth: there will I give thee my loves. The mandrakes give …

Solomon:7:11-13

The Man with the Measuring Line

December 11, 1864

The Man with the Measuring Line   “I lifted up mine eyes again, and looked, and behold a man with a measuring line in his hand. Then said I, Whither goest thou? And he said unto me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what is the breadth thereof, and what is the length thereof. And, behold, the angel …

Zechariah:2:1-5

Now

December 4, 1864

Now   “For he saith, I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.”—2 Corinthians 6:2.    WE frequently hear the question discussed as to which are the best times. Some are perpetually singing the praises of …

2 Corinthians:6:2

The Smoke of their Torments

November 20, 1864

The Smoke of their Torments   “And Abraham gat up early in the morning to the place where he stood before the Lord: and he looked toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the plain, and beheld, and, lo, the smoke of the country went up as the smoke of a furnace.”—Genesis 19:27-28.    EARLY in …

Genesis:19:27-28

A Solemn Enquiry Concerning our Families

November 20, 1864

 A Solemn Enquiry Concerning our Families   “And the men said unto Lot. Hast thou here any besides? son in law, and thy sons, and thy daughters, and whatsoever thou hast in the city, bring them out of this place.”—Genesis 19:12.    THE angelic messengers of mercy were not only earnest to bring Lot out of the city, but …

Genesis:19:12

The Centurion: Or, an Exhortation to the Virtuous

1864

The Centurion: Or, an Exhortation to the Virtuous No. 600By C.H. SpurgeonAt The Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. “And when they came to Jesus, they besought him instantly, saying, That he was worthy for whom he should do this: for he loveth our nation, and he hath built us a synagogue. Then Jesus went with them. And when he …

Luke:7:4-9

The Certainty and Freeness of Divine Grace

November 13, 1864

The Certainty and Freeness of Divine Grace   “All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.”—John 6:37.    LET it be evermore remembered that the words of Jesus Christ are full of truth and grace; and that in each of these two sentences, whether …

John:6:37

Two Visions

November 6, 1864

Two Visions   “I saw by night, and behold a man riding upon a red horse, and he stood among the myrtle trees that were in the bottom; and behind him were there red horses, speckled, and white. Then said I, O my lord, what are these? And the angel that talked with me said unto me, …

Zechariah:1:8-21