When Can We Find Comforters?

Jul 21

When Can We Find Comforters?   “Whence shall I seek comforters for thee?”— Nahum iii. 7.   IT is the business of the prophet of God, and of the minister of Christ, to seek comfort for those who are in distress. “Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God.” It is a part of our calling to seek, …


The Stronghold

Jan 11

The Stronghold   “The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.” — Nahum i. 7.   HAVE you read this chapter through? It is a very terrible one; it is like the rushing of a mighty river when it is nearing a cataract. It boils, and seethes, …


Mercy, Omnipotence, and Justice

Jun 21

Mercy, Omnipotence, and Justice   "The Lord is slow to anger, and great in power, and will not at all acquit the wicked."—Nahum 1:3        Works of art require some education in the beholder, before they can be thoroughly appreciated. We do not expect that the uninstructed should at once perceive the varied excellencies of a painting …


What are the Clouds?

Aug 19

What Are the Clouds?   "That clouds are the dust of his feet."—Nahum 1:3        It is possible for a man to read too many books. We will not despise learning, we will not undervalue erudition, such acquisitions are very desirable; and, when his talents are sanctified to God, the man of learning frequently becomes in the hands …