My Comfort in Affliction

July 7, 1881

My Comfort in Affliction   “This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me.”— Psalm cxix. 50.   IT is almost needless for me to say that, in some respects, the same events happen unto all men alike— in the matter of afflictions it is certainly so. None of us can expect to escape trial. …


Dilemma and Deliverance

December 4, 1859

Dilemma and Deliverance   "Thou, Lord, hast not forsaken them that seek thee."—Psalm 9:10        There are many men who are exceedingly well read in heathen mythologies; who can tell you the history of any one of the heathen gods, but who at the same time know very little of the history of Jehovah, and cannot rehearse his …


God’s People in the Furnace

August 12, 1855

God's People in the Furnace   "I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction."—Isaiah 48:10        When travelling through the country, you have often noticed that in different spots the old rocks peep out from under the soil, as if they would let us know what earth's bones are made of, and what are the solid foundations …