Providence

God’s Thoughts of Peace, and Our Expected End

May 29

God’s Thoughts of Peace, and Our Expected End   “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.” — Jeremiah xxix. 11.   I HAVE already explained to you, while expounding the twenty-fourth and twenty-ninth chapters of this prophet, that these words …

Jeremiah:29:11

Nathanael; or, the Man Needed for the Day

Sep 20

Nathanael; or, the Man Needed for the Day   “Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile!”— John i. 47.   THIS morning we had a “behold”— a behold about a new convert. “Behold, he prayeth!” It seemed to me most suitable to occupy the evening with another “behold”— a behold about another new convert, who is just …

John:1:47

Providence – As Seen in the Book of Esther

Nov 02

Providence - As Seen in the Book of Esther   “Though it was turned to the contrary, that the Jews had rule over them that hated them.” — Esther ix. 1.   You are probably aware that some persons have denied the inspiration of the Book of Esther because the name of God does not occur in it. They …

Esther:9:1

Everywhere and Yet Forgotten

Jul 29

EVERYWHERE AND YET FORGOTTEN   “Who knoweth not in all these that the hand of the Lord hath wrought this ? In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind.”— Job xii. 9, 10        THESE verses occur in Job’s answer to Zophar the Naamathite. Job had his failings, but certainly …

Job:12:9-10

Providence

Apr 11

Providence   "But the very hairs of your head are all numbered."—Matthew 10:30        During this week my mind has been much directed to the subject of Providence,and you will not wonder when I relate a portion of one day's story. I was engaged to preach last Wednesday at Halifax, where there was a heavy snow storm. Preparations …

Matthew:10:30