Refuge

Safe Shelter

Jan 01

Safe Shelter   “He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust.” xci —Psalm xci. 4.   WHAT condescending words! I cannot express the sense I feel of the great lovingkindness of the Lord to us in using such a simile to set forth his protecting care of his people. Had any poet suggested …

Psalms:91:4

God Our Continual Resort

Sep 06

Psalms:71:3

Present Privilege and Future Favour

Mar 22

Present Privilege and Future Favour   “The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms : and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee; and shall say, Destroy them.” — Deut. 33:27.   THERE is a great satisfaction in having such a text as this, for even if the preacher should not be able …

Deuteronomy:33:27

Our Stronghold

Oct 26

Our Stronghold   “The name of the Lord is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.”—Proverbs 18:10.    STRONG towers were a greater security in a bygone age than they are now. Then when troops of marauders invaded the land, strong castles were set upon the various hill-tops, and the inhabitants gathered up their little …

Proverbs:18:10

The Lord’s Care of His People

Apr 27

THE LORD’S CARE OF HIS PEOPLE   “ He that toucheth you, toucheth the apple of mine eye.” — Zechariah 2:8        GOD’S love to his ancient people is the theme of many a psalm, and deserves to be rehearsed in the ears of every generation. Abraham was by nature as a rough unhewn stone, but the …

Zechariah:2:8