The Unkown Giver and the Misused Gifts

September 25, 1890

The Unknown Giver and the Misused Gifts   “For she did not know that I gave her corn, and wine, and oil, and multiplied her silver and gold, which they prepared for Baal. Therefore will I return, and take away my com in the time thereof, and my wine in the season thereof, and will recover my …


Grace Preferred to Gifts

September 1, 1881

Grace Preferred to Gifts   “But covet earnestly the best gifts: and yet shew I unto you a more excellent way.” — 1 Corinthians xii. 31.   THERE are among us many who have recently joined the visible Church of Christ. We have heartily welcomed them, and we desire always to entertain concerning them a joyous feeling of thankfulness …

1 Corinthians:12:31

The Gift Unspeakable

July 25, 1880

The Gift Unspeakable    “Thanks he unto God for his unspeakable gift.” — 2 Cor. ix. 15.   PAUL had spoken of the liberality of the Corinthian believers, and he had endeavoured to stir them up to a prudent preparation for displaying it. “Now, therefore,” said he, “perform the doing of it, that as there was a readiness to …

2 Corinthians:9:15

Our Gifts, and How to Use Them


Our Gifts, and How to Use Them   “Wherefore I put thee in remembrance that thou stir up the gift of God. which is in thee by the putting on of my hands.”— 2 Timothy i. 6.   I SUPPOSE that Timothy was a somewhat retiring youth and that from the gentleness of his nature he needed to be …

2 Timothy:1:6