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Cheering Words

Dec 22

Cheering Words   “As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love.” — John xv. 9.   THE Saviour was about to leave his disciples, and this was the hardest trial which they had ever experienced. As there could be no trial to them like the loss of the Saviour’s presence, it …

John:15:9

The Determination of Christ to Suffer for His People

Dec 15

The Determination of Christ to Suffer for His People   “And they gave him to drink wino mingled with myrrh: but he received it not.” — Mark xv. 23.   OUR Saviour, before he was nailed to the cross, and on the cross, several times had drinks of different sorts offered to him. Whilst they were nailing him to …

Mark:15:23

Five Links in a Golden Chain

Nov 06

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 …

Titus:1:4

Two Immutable Things

Oct 30

Two Immutable Things   “Yea, I aware unto thee, and entered into a covenant with thee, saith the Lord GOD, and thou becamest mine.” — Ezekiel xvi. 8.    DURING this last summer, I took a little journey into the country, as I had an opportunity of preaching and visiting in the region where I lived as a little …

Ezekiel:6:8

Prayer, the Proof of Godliness

Oct 27

Prayer, the Proof of Godliness   “For this shall every one that is godly pray unto thee in a time when thou mayest be found.” — Psalm xxxii. 6.   ALL men are not godly. Alas! the ungodly are the great majority of the human race. And all men who are to some extent godly are not equally godly. …

Psalms:32:6

How Good to Those Who Seek!

Oct 23

How Good to Those Who Seek!   “The LORD is good to the soul that seeketh him.” — Lamentations iii. 25.   I DO not know whether it has ever struck you what a grand man Jeremiah was. If you were to read the book of his prophecy through from beginning to end, and make yourself familiar with the …

Lamentations:3:25

The Everlasting Arms

Oct 06

The Everlasting Arms   “Underneath are the everlasting arms.” — Deuteronomy xxxiii. 27.   THIS short passage is found in the midst of a mass of gold, sentences containing the richest treasures of truth. All this spiritual wealth is the heritage of the people of God, — not only of his typical people to whom those words were spoken, …

Deuteronomy:33:27

A Man Under Authority

Oct 02

A Man Under Authority   “The centurion answered and said, Lord, I am not worthy that thou shouldest come under my roof: but speak the word only, and my servant shall be healed. For I am a man under authority, having soldiers under me: and I say to this man, Go, and he goeth; and to another, …

Matthew:8:8, 9

Heman’s Sorrowful Psalm

Sep 25

Heman’s Sorrowful Psalm   “But unto thee have I cried, O LORD; and in the morning shall my prayer prevent thee.” — Psalm lxxxviii. 13.   WHAT misery of soul some persons endure before they find peace with God! There is no need that it should be so with them; their anguish often arises from a mistake. The gospel …

Psalms:88:13

Kept from Iniquity

Sep 22

Kept from Iniquity   “I kept myself from mine iniquity.” — Psalm xviii. 23.   IN our roading we had a very wonderful description of God’s delivering mercy towards his servant David. He was very peculiarly tried in the court of Saul; he deserved so well of the king that it was doubly hard for him to be treated …

Psalms:18:23