Self-Righteousness,-A Smouldering Heap of Rubbish

September 28, 1879

Self-Righteousness,-A Smouldering Heap of Rubbish    “Which say, Stand by thyself, come not near to me; for I am, holier than thou. These are a smoke in my nose, a fire that burneth all the day.”— Isaiah lxv. 6.   THE apostle Paul shall be our interpreter here. You remember how in the tenth chapter of his Epistle to …


A Blow at Self-Righteousness

December 16, 1860

A Blow at Self-Righteousness   "If I justify myself, mine own mouth shall condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, it shall also prove me perverse."—Job 9:20        Ever since man became a sinner he has been self-righteous. When he had a righteousness of his own he never gloried of it, but ever since he has lost …