Exhortation

The Spur

Oct 20

The Spur   “I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.” — John ix. 4.   IF this ninth chapter of John is intended to be a continuation of the history contained in the eighth, as we think it is, it brings before us a …

Ecclesiastes:9:10

A Seasonable Exhortation

Jul 11

A Seasonable Exhortation   “Wherefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and hope to the end for the grace that is to be brought unto you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.”— 1 Peter i. 13.   To read the whole chapter is most helpful to the understanding of our text If we have studied it …

1 Peter:1:13

The Minstrel

Aug 07

The Minstrel   The text is a somewhat singular one, but I hope it will suggest a profitable idea.        "But now bring me a minstrel. And it came to pass, when the minstrel played, that the hand of the Lord came upon him."—2 Kings 3:15.   ELISHA needed that the Holy Spirit should come upon him to inspire …

Onward!

May 25

Onward!   “Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.”— Philippians iii. 13, 14.   So far as his acceptance with …

Philippians:3:13, 14