Salvation

Soul Saving Our One Business

Jan 01

Soul Saving Our One Business    “I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.” 1 Corinthians ix. 22.   IT is a grand thing to see a man thoroughly possessed with one masterpassion. Such a man is sure to be strong, and if the master-principle be excellent, he is sure to …

1 Corinthians:9:22

A Woman of a Sorrowful Spirit

Jan 01

A Woman of a Sorrowful Spirit    “Hannah answered and said, No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit.” — 1 Samuel i. 15.   THE special cause of Hannah’s sorrow arose from the institution of polygamy, which, although it was tolerated under the old law, is always exhibited to us in practical action as a …

1 Samuel:1:15

The Agreement of Salvation By Grace With Walking in Good Works

Jan 01

The Agreement of Salvation by Grace With Walking in Good Works   “Not of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them” — Ephesians ii. 9, 10.   I SHALL call your attention to the near neighbourhood of …

Ephesians:2:9-10

Salvation Altogether by Grace

Jan 01

Salvation Altogether by Grace   “Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began.”— 2 Timothy i. 9.   IF we would influence thoughtful persons it must be by solid arguments. Shallow minds …

2 Timothy:1:9

The Soul’s Crisis

Jan 01

The Soul's Crisis   “Jesus of Nazareth passeth by.” — Luke xviii. 37.   SUCH was the news of that day. As an exclamation, doubtless it was often repeated when our Lord made his journeys through the land of Palestine and its outskirts — “Jesus of Nazareth passeth by!” How quickly would the inhabitants of their cities and their …

Luke:18:37

Roads Cleared

Jan 01

Roads Cleared   “Cast ye up, cast ye up, prepare the way, take up the stumblingblock put of the way of my people.” — Isaiah lvii. 14.   WHAT is the way, the way of salvation, the way to heaven? Jesus Christ says, “I am the way.” He is the Son of God, and he left the glories of …

Isaiah:57:14

The Moral of a Miracle

Jan 01

Romans:8:11

The Great Privation: Or, The Great Salvation

Jan 01

The Great Privation: Or, The Great Salvation   “O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea.''— Isaiah 48:18.   FROM this verse we may learn that when God smites men on account of sin, it gives him no pleasure. The voice which …

Isaiah:48:18

Scriptural Salvation

May 18

Scriptural Salvation   “For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.”—Romans x. 11.   THE shepherd on the hill is most of all anxious about his sheep: he cares for his cottage, he trains the woodbine around his porch, sows flowers before his door, and digs his little plot of garden ground; but, since he …

Romans:10:11

The Simplicity and Sublimity of Salvation

Mar 06

The Simplicity and Sublimity of Salvation   “He came unto his own, and his own received him not. But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name: Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor …

John:1:11-13