A Persuasive to Steadfastness

February 29, 1872

A Persuasive to Steadfastness   "For we are made partakers of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast unto the end."—Hebrews 3:14        How is it possible for the preacher to say too much about faith, or to extol this grace too highly! It is of vital importance, not at one stage of the …


The Unwearied Runner

April 15, 1869

The Unwearied Runner   “They shall run and not be weary.”—Isaiah 40:31.   BEING asked to address myself upon this occasion principally to young people, I bethought me that running was the young man’s pace, the motion of the strong man who in his earliest days rejoiceth in the race. It is not often that running is taken up …


Enduring to the End

February 14, 1864

Enduring to the End   "He that endureth to the end shall be saved."—Matthew 10:22        This particular text was originally addressed to the apostles when they were sent to teach and preach in the name of the Lord Jesus. Perhaps bright visions floated before their minds, of honor and esteem among men. It was no mean …


Climbing the Mountain

June 16, 1861

Climbing the Mountain   "Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord?"—Psalm 24:3        There is little doubt that this Psalm has a primary reference to the Lord Jesus Christ. He it is who alone ascended up on high by his own merits, and by virtue of a perfect obedience stands in God's holy place. He alone …