Praises and Vows Accepted in Zion

Feb 03

Praises and Vows Accepted in Zion   "Praise waiteth for thee, O God, in Sion: and unto thee shall the vow be performed. O thou that hearest prayer, unto thee shall all flesh more."—Psalm 65:1-2        Upon Zion there was erected an altar dedicated to God for the offering of sacrifices. Except when prophets were commanded by …


The Philosophy and Propriety of Abundant Praise

Jan 01

The Philosophy and Propriety of Abundant Praise    “They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, and shall sing of thy righteousness.”— Psalm cxlv. 7.   THIS is called “David’s Psalm of praise,” and you will see that all through it he is inflamed by a strong desire that God may be greatly magnified. Hence he uses …

Commendation for the Steadfast

Jan 01

Commendation for the Steadfast   “I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name. Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the …


Praise for the Gift of Gifts

Jul 27

Praise for the Gift of Gifts   “Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift.” — 2 Corinthians ix. 15   IN the chapter from, which my text is taken, Paul is stirring up the Christians at Corinth to be ready with liberal gifts for the poor saints at Jerusalem. He finishes by reminding them of a greater gift …

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Hallelujah! Hallelujah!

Jun 19

Hallelujah! Hallelujah!   “For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation. Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds. Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a twoedged sword in their hand.”— Psalm cxlix. 4 — 6. I THINK I have …


The Happy Duty of Daily Praise

May 30

The Happy Duty of Daily Praise   “I will extol thee, my God, O King; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever. Every day will I bless thee; and I will praise thy name for ever and ever.”— Psalm cxlv. 1,2.   IF I were to put to you the question, “Do you pray?” the answer …



Oct 25

Jubilate   “Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the Lord, and spake, saying, I will sing unto the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously: the horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea. The Lord is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, …


Singing in the Ways of the Lord

Aug 11

Singing in the Ways of the Lord    “Yea, they shall slug in the ways of the Lord: for great is the glory of the Lord.” — Psalm cxxxviii. 5.   ACCORDING to the connection this is spoken of kings. “All the kings of the earth shall praise thee, O Lord, when they hear the words of thy mouth. …


Good News for Seekers

Sep 03

Good News for Seekers   “They shall praise the Lord that seek him.”— Psalm xxii. 26.   THESE are the words of Jesus on the cross, which the inspired prophet wrote beforehand concerning him. When the Saviour uttered this sentence he had just passed through the experience of a seeker as far as it was possible for him to …

Dei Gratia

Oct 30