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The Alarum

Jan 15      The proper subject to treat upon with such a text would be the propriety and excellence of early rising, especially when we are desirous of praising or serving God. The dew of dawn should be consecrated to devotion. The text is a very remarkable expression, and might fitly be made the early riser's motto. It is, in the original, a highly poetical phrase, and Milton and others have...

Psalm 42:8

The Lord Chiding His People

May 3 THIS verse has reference only to the children of God. The psalm is for them, they alone can sing it, and this statement is concerning them only, for this reason, that from every true child of God the wrath of the great judge of all the earth is removed. Our sins were laid upon Jesus Christ, and he bore them for us; the penalty due to us on account of...

Psalm 103:9

Chastisement- Now and Afterwards

Sep 6 LAST Sabbath morning we tried to shew you how the uncleanness of sin is removed. By the application of the blood of Christ the guilt of sin is cleansed; by the water which flowed with the blood from the side of Jesus defilement is taken away for ever. Our work this morning is to consider the destruction of the power of sin. This is a work which rests in the...

Hebrews 12:11

The Loved Ones Chastened

Nov 22      The dealings of God towards the sons of men have always puzzled the wise men of the earth who have tried to understand them. Apart from the revelation of God the dealings of Jehovah towards his creatures in this world seem to be utterly inexplicable. Who can understand how it is that the wicked flourish and are in great power? The ungodly man flourishes like a green bay...

Revelation 3:19