The Final Separation

January 1, 1970

The Final Separation   “And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats.” — Matthew xxv. 32.   JESUS Christ, the man of Nazareth, who is also the Son of God, was crucified, dead, and buried, and the third day he rose again …


Coming Judgement of the Secrets of Man

July 12, 1885

Coming Judgement of the Secrets of Man   “The day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospel.”— Romans ii. 16.   IT is impossible for any of us to tell what it cost the apostle Paul to write the first chapter of the epistle to the Romans. It is a shame …


The Great Assize

August 25, 1872

The Great Assize   “For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that everyone may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.” — 2 Corinthians v. 10.   THIS morning we preached concerning the resurrection of the dead, and it seems consistent with order …

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Future Punishment a Fearful Thing

March 25, 1866

Future Punishment a Fearful Thing   “It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.” — Heb. 10:31.   You will most cheerfully bear me witness that my most frequent subjects are the mercy and abundant lovingkindness of our God in Jesus Christ-; and that it is my favourite employment to invite the very …


Judgment Threatening but Mercy Sparing

September 17, 1865

Judgment Threatening but Mercy Sparing   “Cut it down; why cumbereth it the ground? And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also.” — Luke 13:7-8.   THE comparison of a man to a tree, and of human works to fruit, is exceedingly common in Scripture, because it is most suggestive, natural, and appropriate. As …


The Queen of the South, or the Earnest Enquirer

October 4, 1863

The Queen of the South, or the Earnest Enquirer   "The queen of the south shall rise up in the judgment with this generation, and shall condemn it: for she came from the uttermost parts of the earth to hear the wisdom of Solomon; and, behold, a greater than Solomon is here.”—Matthew 12:42.     OUR Saviour, in this …


The Bridgeless Gulf

July 5, 1863

The Bridgeless Gulf   “Beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf fixed: so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that would come from thence.”—Luke 16:26.   FOR the last few months I have been led to blow the silver trumpet, sounding forth the love …


The Chaff Driven Away

October 23, 1859

The Chaff Driven Away   "The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away."—Psalm 1:4        And who are the ungodly? Are they open and wilful sinners—men who take God's name in vain, and curse, and blaspheme—men who break the laws of man, the laws of the state—men who are scarcely …


The Scales of Judgment

June 12, 1859

The Scales of Judgment   "Tekel; Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting."—Daniel 5:27        There is a weighing time for kings and emperors, and all the monarchs of earth, albeit some of them have exalted themselves to a position in which they appear to be irresponsible to man. Though they escape the scales …