The Alarum

January 15, 2018

The Alarum   "I myself will awake early."—Psalms 57:8        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 …


Blessed Discipline

May 24, 1888

Blessed Discipline   “Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest him out of thy law; that thou mayest give him rest from the days of adversity, until the pit be digged for the wicked. For the LORD will not cast off his people, neither will he forsake his inheritance. But judgment shall return …


The Lord Chiding His People

May 3, 1874

The Lord Chiding His People   “He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger for ever.”— Psalm ciii. 9.   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 …


Chastisement- Now and Afterwards

September 6, 1863

Chastisement-Now and Afterwards   “Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.”—Hebrews 12:11.    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 …


The Loved Ones Chastened

November 22, 1857

The Loved Ones Chastened   "As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten; be zealous therefore, and repent."—Revelation 3:19        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 …