Eternal Life

“More Pilgrims Are Come To Town!”: Learning to Grieve with Hope

January 5, 2021

For many churches, 2020 has proved to be a year of funerals. Pastors have walked alongside their people through the valley of the shadow of death and have buried many beloved church members. Yet, even as one who grieves with his people, the pastor must also model what it looks like to have hope amid …

The Water of Life

January 1, 1970

The Water of Life   “The woman saith unto him, Sir, give me this water.” — John 4:15.   You will remember that our Saviour had been speaking to the woman of Samaria concerning living water. He had endeavoured to catch her attention by using a metaphor to her work and her position. Water was uppermost in her thoughts, …

John:4:15

Life Eternal

January 1, 1970

Life Eternal   “And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.”— John x. 28.   SOME will say that this is a mixed congregation, and that such a doctrine as this should not be advanced in the presence of ungodly men and women. This shows …

John:10:28

Eternal Life Within Present Grasp

February 6, 1887

Eternal Life Within Present Grasp    “Lay hold on eternal life.” — 1 Timothy vi. 12. “Laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.”— 1 Timothy vi. 19.   “LAY hold on eternal life.” Observe that this precept is preceded by another — “Fight the good …

1 Timothy:6:12

Eternal Life!

February 6, 1887

Eternal Life!   “This is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.” — John xvii. 3 “We are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life. Little children, keep yourselves from idols.” — 1 John v. …

John:17:3

Life’s Ever-Springing Well

April 4, 1869

Life's Ever-Springing Well   “The water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.” — John 4:14.   You have been busy all the week with external things. You have had to deal with the questions, “What shall we eat, and what shall we drink, and wherewithal shall we …

John:4:14

The Mysteries of the Brazen Serpent

September 27, 1857

The Mysteries of the Brazen Serpent   "And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up: That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life."—John 3:14        We are told by wise men that all languages are based upon figures, that the speech …

John:3:14