Love of Christ

Lovest Thou Me?

February 27, 1876

Lovest Thou Me?   “Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me?” — John xxi. 16.   THIS is a very short and simple text, and some would think it very easy to say all that can be said upon it, but indeed it is a very large text, and too full of meaning for me to attempt to expound …


Nearer and Dearer

February 2, 1868

Nearer and Dearer   “I sleep, but my heart waketh: it is the voice of my beloved that knocketh, saying, Open to me, my sister, my love, my dove, my undefiled: for my head is filled with dew, and my locks with the drops of the night. I have put off my coat; how shall I put …

Song of Solomon:5:2-8