Mealtime in the Cornfields

August 2, 1863

Mealtime in the Cornfields   “And Boaz said unto her, At mealtime come thou hither, and eat of the bread, and dip thy morsel in the vinegar. And she sat beside the reapers: and he reached her parched corn, and she did eat, and was sufficed, and left.”—Ruth 2:14.    IF we lived in the country, it would not …


Strong Meat

April 19, 1863

Strong Meat   “But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.”— Hebrews 5:14.        IN most large houses we shall find humanity in all its stages. We shall see the infant, in its cradle; children laughing in …


The Feast of the Lord

November 28, 1858

The Feast of the Lord   "The governor of the feast called the bridegroom, and saith unto him, every man at the beginning doth set forth good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse; but thou hast kept the good wine until now."—John 2:9-10        I had exhausted my time this morning …