Our Lord’s Humanity a Sweet Source of Comfort

January 1, 1970

Our Lord’s Humanity a Sweet Source of Comfort   “Then there came again and touched me one like the appearance of a man, and he strengthened me.”— Daniel x. 18.   WE are not able, as yet, to bear the full revelation of divine things. If any intellect had been strong enough, if any heart had been pure enough, …


The Lions’ Den

November 26, 1903

The Lions’ Den   “O Daniel, servant of the living God, is thy God, whom thou servest continually, able to deliver thee from the lions?” — Daniel vi. 20.   *“This date is when the sermon was published; there is no date of when it was delivered.”   THE empire of Babylonia and Chaldea passed into the hands of a new …


Dare to be a Daniel

January 15, 1893

Dare to be a Daniel   “But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s meat, nor with the wine which he drank.”— Daniel i. 8.   VERY much of our future life will depend upon our earliest days. I like a remark of Mr. Buskin’s, that I remember to …


Three Names High on the Muster-Roll

August 16, 1891

Three Names High on the Muster-Roll “Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter. If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, …


Daniel’s Band

August 3, 1890

Daniel’s Band   “O Daniel, a man greatly beloved.”— Daniel x. 11.   IT did not do Daniel any harm to know that he was greatly beloved of God; or else he would not have received that information from heaven. Some people are always afraid that, if Christian people obtain full assurance, and receive a sweet sense of divine …


Is it True?

September 12, 1886

Is it True?   “Nebuchadnezzar spake and said unto them, Is it true, O Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, do not ye serve my gods, nor worship the golden image which I have set up?”— Daniel iii. 14.   DEAR friends who are not yet decided, if you would become followers of the Lord Jesus Christ it will be well …


Shutting, Sealing, and Covering; or, Messiah’s Glorious Work

September 24, 1882

SHUTTING, SEALING, AND COVERING; OR, MESSIAH’S GLORIOUS WORK.   “Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most …


Prayer for the Church

June 20, 1879

Prayer for the Church     “Cause thy face to shine upon thy sanctuary.” — Daniel ix. 17.   June 20th, 1879   A TRUE-HEARTED believer does not live for himself. Where there is abundance of grace, and great strength of mind in the service of God, there is sure to be a spirit of unselfishness. It was so with Daniel, who …


Daniel Facing the Lions’ Den

January 1, 1874

DANIEL FACING THE LIONS’ DEN.   “Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.”— Daniel vi. 10.   DANIEL was of royal race, and, what …


The Man Greatly Beloved

January 4, 1873

The Man Greatly Beloved   “O man greatly beloved, fear not: peace be unto thee, be strong, yea, be strong.” — Daniel x. 19.   I ANTICIPATE an objection to my preaching from this text, and using it in reference to any persons in this congregation. “The words were spoken to Daniel, and we are not Daniels,” — that …