Love of God

Immeasurable Love

July 26, 1885

Immeasurable Love    “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”— John iii. 16.   I WAS very greatly surprised the other day, in looking over the list of texts from which I have preached, to find that I have no record …


Love’s Birth and Parentage

June 11, 1876

Love’s Birth and Parentage   “We love him, because he first loved us.” — 1 John iv. 19.   VERY simple words, but very full of meaning. I think I might say of this sentence what the poet says of prayer: it is “the simplest form of speech that infant lips can try,” and yet it is one of …

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