Blessed

Retrospect—“The Lord Hath Blessed”

Jan 01

Retrospect—“The Lord Hath Blessed”   “Forasmuch as the Lord hath blessed me hitherto.”— Joshua xvii. 14.   IT is not an easy task to divide land amongst different claimants. Joshua divided Canaan with strict impartiality. He was a man of God, and he was also shrewdly wise, as you may gather from many of his speeches. But, for all …

Joshua:17:14

“Thou Art Now the Blessed of the Lord”

May 03

Thou art now the Blessed of the Lord   “Thou art now the blessed of the Lord.”— Genesis xxvi. 29.   THESE words truly describe the position of many whom I address at this time. There are hundreds here upon whom my eye can rest, and to any one of whom I might point with this finger, or rather, …

Genesis:26:29

A Discourse Upon True Blessedness Here and Thereafter

Aug 02

A Discourse Upon True Blessedness Here and Thereafter   “Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.”— James i. 12.   THE text is a Beatitude. It begins with BLESSED. We should all like to be blessed. What …

James:1:12