Resources by Presence of God

Choice Food for Pilgrims to Canaan

MAY the inexpressibly precious promises of our text be fulfilled to every one of you throughout the whole of your lives. What could heart desire, or mind conceive beyond the heaped-up blessedness of my text? God’s presence and God’s rest— a ring of finest gold set with the choicest pearl. The benedictions arc worthy of God himself, and such as only his boundless love could have uttered. Think them over,...

Exodus 33:14

The Rent Veil

Mar 25 THE death of our Lord Jesus Christ was fitly surrounded by miracles; yet it is itself so much greater a wonder than all besides, that it as far exceeds them as the sun outshines the planets which surround it. It seems natural enough that the earth should quake, that tombs should be opened, and that the veil of the temple should be rent, when he who only hath immortality gives...

Matthew 27:50-51

The Glory in the Rear

Aug 3 WHEN the Israelites left the place of their bondage and came to the edge of the wilderness, a visible token of the Lord’s presence and leadership was granted to them. They saw high in the air a pillar, which by day might be compared to rising smoke, but at night became a flame of fire. Such displays on a small scale were usual in the march of armies, but this...

Exodus 14:19

The Lord with Two or Three

Oct 4 WE have in the verses preceding the text a mention of the first church-meeting of which I remember to have found mention in the New Testament. The Saviour declares of his assembled people, “Verily I say unto you, whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.” A few believers, gathered out of the world, have...

Matthew 18:20