The First Day of Creation

August 29, 1875

The First Day of Creation   “And God saw the light that it was good.”— Genesis i. 4.   WE shall this morning leave all discussion as to the creation of the world to those learned divines who have paid their special attention to that subject, and to those geologists who know, or at any rate think they know, …


Creation’s Groans and the Saints’ Sighs

January 5, 1868

Creation's Groans and the Saints' Sighs   “ We know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now. And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the first-fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.”— Romans 8:22-23.   MY venerable friend, …


Light, Natural and Spiritual

November 12, 1865

Light, Natural, and Spiritual   "In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God …


Creation- An Argument for Faith

July 27, 1862

CREATION— AN ARGUMENT FOR FAITH   “ Ah Lord God, behold, thou hast made the hearen and the earth by thy great power and stretched out arm, and there is nothing too hard for thee.” — Jeremiah 32:17        AT the very time when the Chaldeans had cast up mounds round about the city of Jerusalem, and when the …


The Solar Eclipse

March 14, 1858

The Solar Eclipse   "I form the light, and create darkness."—Isaiah 45:7        We are all expecting to-morrow to witness one of the greatest sights in the universe—the annular eclipse of the sun. It is possible that many of us shall have gone the way of all flesh before such a sight shall again be seen in this …