Fear

Godly Fear and its Goodly Consequence

Jan 01

Godly Fear and its Goodly Consequence   “In the fear of the Lord is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.” — Proverbs xiv. 26.   IN the Book of Proverbs you meet with sentences of pithy wisdom, which, to all appearance, belong entirely to this world, and pertain to the economy of the life …

Proverbs:14:26

Trembling at the Word of the Lord

May 01

Trembling at the Word of the Lord   “To this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and trembleth at my word.” — Isaiah lxvi. 2.   PORTRAIT painting is a great art. Many pretend to it, but the masters of the art are few. In the Word of God we …

Isaiah:66:2

Fear Not

Mar 09

Fear Not    “Fear not.”— Revelation i. 17.   “FEAR not” is a plant which grows very plentifully in God’s garden. If you look through the lily beds of Scripture you will continually find by the side of other flowers the sweet “Fear nots” peering out from among doctrines and precepts, even as violets look up from their hidingplaces …

Revelation:1:17

The Middle Passage

May 18

The Middle Passage    “O Lord, I have heard thy speech, and was afraid; O Lord, revive thy work in the midst of the years, in the midst of the years make known; in wrath remember mercy.”— Habakkuk iii. 2.   HABAKKUK had the sadness of living at a time when true religion was in a very deplorable state. …

Habakkuk:3:2

Fearful of Coming Short

Jun 07

FEARFUL OF COMING SHORT.   “Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it. For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.”— …

Hebrews:4:1-2

Fast-Day Service

Oct 07

Fast-Day Service        O God, the God of heaven and of earth, we do this day pay Thee reverence, and meekly bow our heads in adoration before Thine awful throne. We are the creatures of Thine hand; Thou hast made us, and not we ourselves. It is but just and right that we should pay …

Malachi:6:9

Five Fears

Aug 23

Five Fears   Yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, which fear before him."—Ecclesiastes 8:12        I have heard it sometimes said by wicked men, when they would arraign the justice of the Most High, that it is unjust that God should condemn men for the use of the powers …

Ecclesiates:8:12