Resources by Godliness

All the Day Long

Jun 22 LAST Lord’s-day we had for our texts two promises. I trust they were full of comfort to the tried people of God, and to souls in the anguish of conviction. To-day we will consider two precepts, that we may not seem to neglect any part of the Word of God; for the precept is as divine as the promise. Here we have a command given of the Holy Spirit through...

Proverbs 23:17-18

The Form of Godliness without the Power

Jun 2 PAUL warns us of certain characters which will appear in the last times. It is a very terrible list. The like have appeared in other days, hut we are led by his warning to apprehend that they will appear in greater numbers in the last days than in any previous age. “Lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, without natural affection, trucebreakers, false...

2 Timothy 3:5

The Profit of Godliness in the Life to Come

Jun 19 WE endeavoured, this morning, to prove the profitableness of godliness as to the life which now is, and to discriminate as to what the promise of this life really is. We tried to prove that “ the promise” of the life that now is, its real and highest beauty and excellence, consists in peace of mind, peace with God, contentment, and happiness of spirit; and while we pointed out that...

1 Timothy 4:8

The Profit of Godliness in This Life

Jun 19 YOUR attention will be the more readily given to this passage, because Paul declares it to be a “faithful”— a most true and certain saving, and “worthy of all acceptation,” that is to say, worthy to be received and practised by us all. Paul has four of these faithful sayings. The first, occurs in 1 Timothy i. 15, “This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ...

1 Timothy 4:8, 9

The Great Mystery of Godliness

Dec 22 THE apostle had just reminded Timothy that the church of the living God is the pillar and ground of the truth, and he had pressed it upon him to behave himself aright in the midst of those faithful men to whom the Lord had committed the gospel; and, lest by any means the youthful minister should think that the treasure committed to the church was of little value, he declares...

1 Timothy 3:16