Faithfulness

Eternal Faithfulness Unaffected by Human Unbelief

Jun 22

Eternal Faithfulness Unaffected by Human Unbelief    “If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself.” 2 Timothy ii. 13.   THIS is one of the five faithful sayings which the apostle mentions. All those faithful sayings are weighty and important. I suppose that they may have come into the possession of the church by having …

2 Timothy:2:13

Forty Years

Jun 14

Forty Years   “For the Lord thy God hath blessed thee in all the works of thy hand: he knoweth thy walking through this great wilderness: these forty years the Lord thy God hath been with thee; thou hast lacked nothing.” — Deuteronomy ii. 7.   THE habit of numbering our days is a very admirable one. To do …

Deuteronomy:2:7

Moses’ Decision

Jul 28

Moses' Decision   “By faith Moses, when he was come to years, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter; choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God, than to enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season; esteeming the reproach of Christ greater riches than the treasures in Egypt: for he had respect …

Hebrews:11:24, 25, 26

The Faithfulness of Jesus

May 10

The Faithfulness of Jesus   “Having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.” — John 13:1.   WE shall consider these words first in their evident relation to the apostles, and those who were the companions of Jesus during his sojourn on earth, and afterwards we shall take them in their broader …

John:13:1

God is With Us

Jul 17

God is With Us   “If God be for us, who can be against us?”—Romans 8:31.    THE truth here asserted is indisputable. Even heathens have taken this for their motto, and emblazoned it upon their standards of war. “God is for us!” has been the war-cry of many a warrior as he has dashed to the fight; however …

Romans:8:31

Caleb- The Man For the Times

Nov 01

Caleb—The Man for the Times   "But my servant Caleb, because he had another spirit with him, and hath followed me fully, him will I bring into the land whereinto he went; and his seed shall possess it."—Numbers 14:24        It is a rough name that—"Caleb." Most translators say it signifies "a dog." But what mattereth a …

Numbers:14:24

Am I Sought Out?

Aug 23

Am I Sought Out?   “Thou shalt be called, Sought out.”—Isaiah 62:12.   THE first meaning of our text is very clear. Here is a prophecy, that as Jerusalem, having been despoiled of her beauty by her enemies, was for a long time forsaken and worthy to be called, “A city which no man seeketh after,” so, in a …

Isaiah:62:12

Ebenezer!

Mar 15

Ebenezer!   "Then Samuel took a stone, and set it between Mizpeh and Shen, and called the name of it Eben-ezer, saying, Hitherto hat the Lord helped us."—1 Samuel 7:12        It is certainly a very delightful thing to mark the hand of God in the lives of ancient saints. How profitable an occupation to observe God's …

1 Samuel:7:12

The Two Talents

Jan 31

The Two Talents   "He also that had received two talents came and said, Lord, thou deliveredst unto me two talents: behold, I have gained two other talents beside them. His lord said unto him, Well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: …

Matthew:25:22-23