Character of God

The Anchor

May 21, 1876

The Anchor   “Wherein God, willing more abundantly to shew unto the heirs of promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it by an oath: that by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold upon the hope set …


Constancy and Inconstancy—A Contrast

January 24, 1869

Constancy and Inconstancy—A Contrast   “Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the Lord: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth. O Ephraim, what shall I do unto thee? O Judah, what shall I do …


Divine Gentleness Acknowledged

April 1, 1866

Divine Gentleness Acknowledged   “Thy gentleness hath made me great.”— Psalm 18:35.   THERE are several readings of this text. A moment will suffice to give them to you. The word is capable of being translated, “thy goodness hath made me great.” David saw much of benevolence in God’s action towards him, and he gratefully ascribed all his greatness …