Clearing the Road to Heaven

Oct 21

CLEARING THE ROAD TO HEAVEN.   “Gather out the stones.” -— Isaiah lxii. 10.   “GATHER out the stones” — that is to say, out of the King’s highway. Clear the road; make room for coming sinners; take away all stumbling blocks; make the gospel plain and simple, and come to the help of those who find hindrances and …


The Gospel’s Power in a Christian’s Life

Jan 01

The Gospel's Power in a Christian's Life   “Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ.”— Phil. 1:27.   THE word “conversation” does not merely mean our talk and converse one with another, but the whole course of our life and behaviour in the world. The Greek word signifies the actions and the privileges of …


The New Fashion

Jan 01

The New Fashion   “And immediately he arose, took up the bed, and went forth before them all; insomuch that they were all amazed, and glorified God, saying, We never saw it on this fashion.” — Mark ii.12.   IT is very natural that there should be many surprising things in the gospel, for it is beyond measure remarkable …


Plain Gospel for Plain People

Jun 12

Plain Gospel for Plain People   “For this commandment which I command thee this day, it is not hidden from thee, neither is it far off. It is not in heaven, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go up for us to heaven, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it? Neither …


The Heart of the Gospel

Jul 28

THE HEART OF THE GOSPEL.   “Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: pray you in Christ’s stead, be ye reconciled to God. For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that wo might be made the righteousness of God in him.” — …

2 Corinthians:5:20-21

A Gospel Worth Dying For

Aug 12

A Gospel Worth Dying For   “To testify the gospel of the grace of God.”— Acts xx. 24.   PAUL says that, in comparison with his great object of preaching the gospel, he did not count even his life to be dear to himself; yet we are sure Paul highly valued life. He had the same love of life …


The True Gospel, No Hidden Gospel

Jun 04

The True Gospel, No Hidden Gospel    “But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: in whom the God of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.” — …

2 Corinthians:4:3-4

Rejecters of the Gospel Admonished

Apr 17

Rejecters of the Gospel Admonished   “To whom he said, This is the rest wherewith ye may cause the weary to rest; and this is the refreshing: yet they would not hear.” — Isaiah xxviii. 12.   ASSUREDLY Isaiah was one of the most eloquent of preachers, and yet he could not win the ears and hearts of those …


A Gospel Sermon to Outsiders

Aug 19

A Gospel Sermon to Outsiders   “Be of good comfort, rise; he calleth thee.”— Mark x. 49.   THESE open services, as most of you will judge, are intended to be purely evangelistic. No doubt a large number of believers are here, many of them well-established in the faith, who would like to hear a doctrine argued, a type …


For Whom is the Gospel Meant?

Mar 25

For Whom is the Gospel Meant?   “They that are whole have no need of the physician, hut they that are sick: I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.”— Mark ii. 17. Christ died for the ungodly.”— Romans v. 6. “God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, …