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Turn or Burn

Dec 07

Turn or Burn   "If he turn not, he will whet his sword; he hath bent his bow and made it ready."—Psalm 7:12        If the sinner turn not, God will whet his sword." So, then, God has a sword, and he will punish man on account of his iniquity. This evil generation hath laboured to take …

Psalms:7:12

Manasseh

Nov 30

Manasseh   "Then Manasseh knew that the Lord he was God."—2 Chronicles 33:13        Manasseh is one of the most remarkable characters whose history is written in the sacred pages. We are accustomed to mention his name in the list of those who greatly sinned, and yet found great mercy. Side by side with Saul of Tarsus, …

2 Chronicles:33:13

Love’s Commendation

Nov 23

Love's Commendation   "But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us."—Romans 5:8        I shall have nothing new to tell you; it will be as old as the everlasting hills, and so simple that a child may understand it. Love's commendation. "God commendeth his love toward us, …

Romans:5:8

The Exaltation of Christ

Nov 02

The Exaltation of Christ   "Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to …

Philippians:2:9-11

The Duty of Remembering the Poor

Sep 25

The Duty of Remembering the Poor   "Only they would that we should remember the poor; the same which I also was forward to do."—Galatians 2:10        Poverty is no virtue; wealth is no sin. On the other hand, wealth is not morally good, and poverty is not morally evil. A man may be a good man …

Galatians:2:10

Christ in the Covenant

Aug 31

Christ in the Covenant   "I will give thee for a covenant of the people."—Isaiah 49:8        We all believe that our Saviour has very much to do with the covenant of eternal salvation. We have been accustomed to regard him as the Mediator of the covenant, as the surety of the covenant, and as the scope …

Isaiah:49:8

To-Morrow

Aug 25

To-morrow   "Boast not thyself of to-morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth."—Proverbs 27:1        God’s most holy Word was principally written to inform us of the way to heaven, and to guide us in our path through this world, to the realms of eternal life and light. But as if to teach …

Proverbs:27:1

False Professors Solemnly Warned

Aug 24

False Professors Solemnely Warned   "For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ: Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things."—Philippians 3:18-19        Paul was the very …

Philippians:3:18-19

The Comer’s Conflict with Satan

Aug 24

The Comer's Conflict with Satan   "And as he was yet a coming, the devil threw him down, and tare him. And Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and healed the child, and delivered him again to his father."—Luke 9:42        This child possessed with an evil spirit, is a most fitting emblem of every ungodly and unconverted …

Luke:9:42

Pride and Humility

Aug 17

Pride and Humility   "Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humility."—Proverbs 18:12        Almost every event has its prophetic prelude. It is an old and common saying, that "coming events cast their shadows before them;" the wise man teaches us the same lesson in the verse before us. When destruction walks …

Proverbs:18:12