Rejoice Evermore

May 23, 1886

Rejoice Evermore   “Rejoice evermore.”— I Thessalonians v. 16.   THIS is a sunny precept. “When we read it we feel that the time of the singing of birds has come. That joy should be made a duty is a sure token of the blessedness of the New Covenant. Because Jesus has suffered, we are encouraged, commanded, and enabled …

1 Thessalonians:5:16

Why May I Rejoice?

October 29, 1876

Why May I Rejoice?   “Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven.”— Luke x. 20.   You will remember that last Lord’s-day we saw our Lord correcting a very natural grief, and supplying its place by a more needful sorrow, as he said to …