Sermon for New Year’s Day

January 1, 1885

Sermon for New Year’s-Day   “And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new.” — Revelation xxi. 5   How pleased we are with that which is new! Our children’s eyes sparkle when we talk of giving them a toy or a book which is called new; for our short-lived human nature loves that …


A New Song for New Hearts

May 1, 1870

A NEW SONG FOR NEW HEARTS.   “And in that day thou shalt say, O Lord, I will praise thee: though thou wast angry with me, thine anger is turned away, and thou comfortedst me.” — Isaiah xii. 1.   THIS prophesy is said by some to relate to the invasion by Sennacherib. That calamity threatened to be a very …


Gracious Renewal

January 25, 1863

Gracious Renewal   “Renew a right spirit within me.”—Psalm 51:10.    WE had a joyful meeting last Wednesday evening. As a Church we all met together as a loving family, and it was a sight of the most encouraging kind to see a great host, like the host of God, of brothers and sisters all dwelling together in unity. …