Rest, Rest

January 8, 1871

Rest, Rest   "Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart; and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light."—Matthew 11:28-30       …



April 18, 1869

Rest   “For we which have believed do enter into rest.”— Hebrews 4:3.   REST! A dainty word indeed! Too rich a syllable for this unstable earth! Is it not a stray word from the language of the celestials? REST! Is it obtainable? Is it possible? Can there ever be rest for the race who were driven out of …


The Bed and Its Covering

January 9, 1859

The Bed and Its Covering   "For the bed is shorter than that a man can stretch himself on it: and the covering narrower than that he can wrap himself in it."—Isaiah 28:20        God has so made men, that there are two things essential for their comfort, if not for their very existence, namely, sleep and clothing. Had …


Heavenly Rest

May 24, 1857

Heavenly Rest   "There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God."—Heb. 4:9        The Apostle proved, in the former part of this and the latter part of the preceding chapter, that there was a rest promised in Scripture called the rest of God. He proved that Israel did not attain that rest for God sware …