Whole-Hearted Religion

October 9, 1881

Whole-Hearted Religion   “And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me for ever, for the good of them, and of their children after them.” — Jeremiah xxxii. 39.   THOSE of you who were present last Lord’s-day morning will remember my sermon upon “Mongrel Religion,” in which I dealt with those who …


Mongrel Religion

October 2, 1881

Mongrel Religion   "So these nations feared the Lord and served their graven images, both their children, and their children's children: as did their fathers, so do they unto this day."—2 Kings 17:41.   "SO DO THEY unto this day," said the writer of the Book of Kings, who has long since passed away unto his fathers. Were he …

2 Kings:17:41

Everyday Religion

May 22, 1881

Everyday Religion    “The life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God.”— Galatians. ii. 20.   I AM not about to preach from this whole verse, for I have done that before: this single sentence will suffice me. I shall not attempt to enter into the fulness of the …


Importance of Small Things in Religion

April 8, 1860

Importance of Small Things in Religion   "The Lord our God made a breach upon us for that we sought him not after the due order."—1 Chronicles 15:13        Let me explain the events of which a summary is to be found in 2 Samuel 6., and 1 Chronicles 13:and 15:The ark of the covenant was a kind …

1 Chronicles:15:13

A Present Religion

May 30, 1858

A Present Religion   "Beloved, now are we the sons of God."—1 John 3:2        I shall not pretend to preach from the whole of my text this morning, short though it be. The word "now" is to me the most prominent word in the text, and I shall make it so this morning. "Beloved, now are we the sons …

1 John:3:2

The Form and Spirit of Religion

April 4, 1858

The Form and Spirit of Religion   "Let us fetch the ark of the covenant of the Lord out of Shiloh unto us, that, when it cometh among us, it may save us out of the hand of our enemies."—1 Samuel 4:3        These men made a great mistake: what they wanted was the Lord in their midst; …

1 Samuel:4:3