The Maintenance of Good Works

September 2, 1888

The Maintenance of Good Works   “For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another. But after that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward man appeared, not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his …


Five Links in a Golden Chain

November 6, 1887

Five Links in a Golden Chain   “To Titus, mine own [or, “true”] son after the common faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ our Saviour.” — Titus i. 4.   AMONG the friends of Paul, Titus was one of the most useful and one of the best beloved. Paul was the …


Adorning the Gospel

May 26, 1887

Adorning the Gospel   “That they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.” — Titus ii. 10.   I AM afraid that there are some Christians who would hardly like the best preaching that they could ever have. The best doctrine that could ever be delivered would be like that of our Lord Jesus Christ …


The Two Appearings and the Discipline of Grace

April 4, 1886

THE TWO APPEARINGS AND THE DISCIPLINE OF GRACE.   “For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour …


What God Cannot Do!

May 8, 1864

What God Cannot Do!   “God, that cannot lie.”—Titus 1:2.         TRUTH once reigned supreme upon our globe, and then earth was Paradise. Man knew no sorrow while he was ignorant of falsehood. The Father of Lies invaded the garden of bliss, and with one foul lie he blighted Eden into a wilderness, and made man a …


Good Works

March 16, 1856

Good Works   "Zealous of good works."—Titus 2:14        We shall not be afraid of leading any of you into a legal spirit this morning through what we shall say, for after our frequent exhortations to avoid anything like trusting in your works, attended as they have been, we trust, by the Holy Spirit, we are not …