A Happy Christian

January 1, 1970

A Happy Christian   “And the Lord shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones; and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.”  —Isaiah 58:11.   IT is very important that our preaching should sometimes give descriptions of Christians in an unhealthy and …


A Description of Young Men in Christ

April 8, 1883

A Description of Young Men in Christ   “I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. . . . I have written unto you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one.”— 1 John ii. 13, 14.   WHEN I preached …

1 John:2:13-14

A Sermon to the Lord’s Little Children

March 18, 1883

A Sermon to the Lord's Little Children   “I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name’s sake.” 1 John ii. 12. “I have written unto you, little children, because ye know the Father.” 1 John ii. 13. (Revised Version.)   PROBABLY you ask, “Why does John say first, ‘I write,’ and then, ‘I …

1 John:2:12

Happiness the Privilege and Duty of Christians

June 10, 1877

Happiness the Privilege and Duty of Christians   “Happy art thou, O Israel: who is like unto thee, O people saved by the Lord, (he shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellency! and thine enemies shall he found liars unto thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.”— Deuteronomy xxxiii. 29.   THESE …


The Christian- A Debtor

August 10, 1856

The Christian- A Debtor   "Therefore, brethren, we are debtors."—Romans 8:12        Observe the title whereby he addressed the Church—"Brethren." It was the gospel which taught Paul how to say brother. If he had not been a Christian, his Jewish dignity would never have condescended to call a Roman—"brother;" for a Jew sneered at the Gentile, and called him …


Storming the Battlements

September 16, 1855

Storming the Battlements   "Go ye up upon her walls, and destroy; but make not a full end: take away her battlements; for they are not the Lord's."—Jeremiah 5:10        We have been talking very freely during this last week of "glorious victories," of "brilliant successes," of "sieges," and of "stormings." We little know what the dread reality …


Christ’s People – Imitators of Him

April 29, 1855

Christ's People - Imitators of Him   "Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus."—Acts 4:13        Behold! what a change divine grace will work in a man, and in how short …