Exhortation- “Set Your Heart”

Jan 01

Exhortation—“Set Your Heart.”   “Now set your heart and your soul to seek the Lord your God,”—1 Chronicles xxii. 19.   THIS exhortation may be most fitly directed to those who are already saved. It was first given to the elders of Israel, and we would fain hope that they were already good men and true; but, secondly, the …

1 Chronicles:22:19

The Heart: A Gift for God

Dec 11

The Heart: A Gift for God   “My son, give me thine heart.”— Proverbs xxiii. 26.   THESE are the words of Solomon speaking in the name of wisdom, which wisdom is but another name for the Lord Jesus Christ, who is made of God unto us wisdom. If you ask, “What is the highest wisdom upon the earth?” …


Earthquake, but not Heartquake

Feb 27

Earthquake, but not Heartquake   “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof.” — Psalm …


Let not Your Heart be Troubled

Sep 23

Let not Your Heart be Troubled   “Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I …


Heart-Disease Curable

Jun 19

Heart-Disease Curable    “He hath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted.” — Isaiah lxi. 1.   THIS text receives great lustre from the fact that it was one of the passages which the Saviour read when he entered into the synagogue at Nazareth and preached on the Sabbath-day. It is as fresh as ever, and we may still …


The Plague of the Heart

Aug 10

The Plague of the Heart    “What prayer and supplication soever be made by any man, or by all thy people Israel, which shall know every man the plague of his own heart, and spread forth his hands toward this house: then hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place, and forgive, and do, and give to every …

1 Kings:8:38-40

The Perfuming of the Heart

Sep 06

The Perfuming of the Heart   “And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.” — Romans 5:5.   THE apostle sets before us a ladder like to that which Jacob saw, the foot whereof resteth upon the earth, but the top ascendeth …


Believing with the Heart

Jul 12

Believing with the Heart   “For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.”—Romans 10:10.    EVERY star in heaven yields its ray of light to cheer the mariner upon the watery waste, but there are leaders among that sparkling host—stars of the first magnitude—whose golden lamps are so dexterously hung, …


The New Heart

Sep 05

The New Heart   "A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you, and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh."—Ezekiel 36:26        Behold a wonder of divine love. When God maketh his creatures, one creation he …


The Great Reservoir

Feb 21

The Great Reservoir   "Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life."—Proverbs 4:23        IF I should vainly attempt to fashion my discourse after lofty models, I should this morning compare the human heart to the ancient city of Thebes, out of whose hundred gates multitudes of warriors were wont …