People of God

The Rising Sun

Jan 01

The Rising Sun    “But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall.”— Malachi iv. 2.   THE Jews expected that the coming of the Messiah would exalt every one of the Israelitish race. Their expectations were …

Malachi:4:2

Jehovah’s Valuation of His People

Oct 05

Jehovah’s Valuation of His People   “I am the Lord thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour: I gave Egypt for thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba for thee. — Isaiah xliii. 3. IN this chapter the Lord comforts his people. By his divine foresight he perceives that there are great and varied trials a little way …

Isaiah:43:3

A Call to the Lord’s Own Flock

Nov 02

A Call to the Lord’s Own Flock   “Thus shall they know that I the Lord their God am with them, and that they, even the house of Israel, are my people, saith the Lord God. And ye my flock, the flock of my pasture, are men, and I am your God, saith the Lord God.”— Ezekiel …

Ezekiel:34:30-31

A Message from God to His Church and People

Dec 16

A Message from God to His Church and People   “O Lord, I have heard thy speech, and was afraid: O Lord, revive thy work in the midst of the years, in the midst of the years make known; in wrath remember mercy.”— Habakkuk 3:2.   “O LORD, I have heard thy speech!” This is the language of reverent obedience, …

Habakkuk:3:2

The Restoration and Conversion of the Jews

Jun 16

The Restoration and Conversion of the Jews   “The hand of the Lord was upon me, and carried me out in the Spirit of the Lord, and set me down in the midst of the valley which was full of bones, and caused me to pass by them round about: and, behold, there were very many in …

Ezekiel:38:1-10

The Interest of Christ and His People in Each Other

Mar 29

The Interests of Christ and his People in Each Other   “My beloved is mine, and I am his." — Song of Solomon 2:16.        The Church says concerning her Lord, “My beloved is mine and I am his.” No “ifs,” no “buts.” The two sentences are solemn assertions. Not “I hope, I trust, I think but, my …

Song of Solomon:2:16

Christ’s Estimate of His People

Jan 23

Christ's Estimate of His People   "How fair is thy love, my sister, my spouse! how much better is thy love than wine! and the smell of thine ointments than all spices! Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as the honeycomb: honey and milk are under thy tongue, and the smell of thy garments is like the …

Song of Solomon:4:10-11