Encouragement

The Orphan’s Father

Jun 22

The Orphan's Father   “For in thee the fatherless findeth mercy.”— Hosea xiv. 3.   THE Lord God of Israel, the one only living and true God, has this for a special mark of his character, that in him the fatherless findeth mercy. “A Father of the fatherless, and a Judge of the widows, is God in his holy …

Hosea:14:3

Pleading and Encouragement

Aug 17

Pleading and Encouragement   “Have I any pleasure at all that the wicked should die? saith the Lord God: and not that he should return from his ways, and live?” — Ezekiel xviii. 23. “For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord God: wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye.” — Ezekiel …

Ezekiel:18:23-32

Hearken and Look; or, Encouragement for Believers

Apr 27

Hearken and Look; or, Encouragement for Believers   "Look unto Abraham your father, and unto Sarah that bare you: for I called him alone, and blessed him, and increased him For the Lord shall comfort Zion: he will comfort all her waste places; and he will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden …

Isaiah:51:2-3

Cheer Up, My Comrades!

Jan 01

Cheer Up, My Comrades!   "And Josiah set the priests in their charges, and encouraged them to the service of the house of the Lord"—2 Chronicles 35:2.   Josiah, as you remember, in the early part of his reign set his face against the idolatries that prevailed, to root them out of the land. He then bent his thoughts …

2 Chronicles:35:2

Encouragement to Trust and Pray

Jun 16

Encouragement to Trust and Pray   “He will be very gracious unto thee at the voice of thy cry; when he shall hear it, he will answer thee.” — Isaiah xxx. 19.   THE great sin of man is his alienation from God. He hath said in his heart, “No God,” and in his life he laboureth to escape …

Isaiah:30:19

Let Not Your Hearts Be Troubled

Jan 20

Let not Your Hearts be Troubled   “Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I …

John:14:1

Let Us Go Forth

Jun 26

Let Us Go Forth   “Let us go forth therefore unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach.”—Hebrews 13:13.        MODERN professors have discovered a very easy way of religion. There is a method by which a man may attain to great reputation as a Christian, and yet avoid all the trials of the believer's estate. He …

Hebrews:13:13

Ben-Hadad’s Escape- An Encouragement for Sinners

Oct 11

Ben-Hadad's Escape—An Encouragement for Sinner   "And his servants said unto him, behold now, we have heard that the kings of the house of Israel are merciful kings: let us, I pray thee, put sackcloth on loins, and ropes upon our heads, and go out to the king of Israel: peradventure he will save thy life. So …

1 Kings:20:31-34