The Golden Lamp and its Goodly Lessons

January 1, 1970

The Golden Lamp and its Goodly Lessons    “And the angel that talked with me came again, and waked me, as a man that is wakened out of his sleep, and said unto me, What seest thou? And I said, I have looked, and behold a candlestick all of gold, with a bowl upon the top of …


Sad Fasts Changed to Glad Feasts

September 7, 1890

Sad Fasts Changed to Glad Feasts   “Thus saith the Lord of hosts; The fast of the fourth month, and the fast of the fifth, and the fast of the seventh, and the fast of the tenth, shall be to the house of Judah joy and gladness, and cheerful feasts; therefore love the truth and peace.” — …


How Hearts Are Softened

September 18, 1887

How Hearts Are Softened   “And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall he in bitterness for him, …


The Double Cleansing

September 18, 1887

The Double Cleansing   “In that day there shall be a fountain opened to the house of David and to the inhabitants of Jerusalem for sin and for uncleanness. And it shall come to pass in that day, saith the LORD of hosts, that I will cut off the names of the idols out of the land, …



July 16, 1885

Apart   “And the land shall mourn, every family apart; the family of the house of David apart, and their wives apart; the family of the house of Nathan apart, and their wives apart; the family of the house of Levi apart, and their wives apart; the family of Shimei apart, and their wives apart; all the …


The Lowly King

June 25, 1885

The Lowly King   “Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.”— Zechariah is. 9.   I DO not intend to expound the whole text at any length, but …


Strength and Recovery

September 18, 1884

Strength and Recovery   “And I will strengthen them in the Lord: and they shall walk up and down in his name, saith the Lord.”— Zechariah x. 12.   THIS text is pitched in the royal key. It has nothing of the caution and doubting of man about it. Where the word of a king is there is power, …


Marvellous! Marvellous!

October 28, 1883

MARVELLOUS! MARVELLOUS!   “Thus saith the LORD of hosts; If it be marvellous in the eyes of the remnant of this people in these days, should it also be marvellous in mine eyes? saith the LORD of hosts.” — Zechariah viii. 6.   GOD sent his servant Zechariah with a promise that Jerusalem should be rebuilt, and that it …


Small Things Not to be Despised

September 16, 1883

Small Things Not to be Despised   “For who hath despised the day of small things?” — Zachariah iv. 10.   IT is a very great folly to despise “the day of small things,” for it is usually God’s way to begin his great works with small things. We see it every day, for the first dawn of light …


Perfect Restoration

May 20, 1883

Perfect Restoration   “They shall he as though I had not cast them off.” — Zechariah x. 6.   You all know how God did, for a time, cast off his ancient people. Both Israel and Judah, after long provocation of Jehovah, were carried away captive into the land of their enemies. God forsook his temple, and that glorious …