Our Service for Christ Never Finished

September 19, 1889

Our Service for Christ Never Finished   “But which of you, having a servant plowing or feeding cattle, will say unto him by and by, when he is come from the field, Go and sit down to meat? And will not rather say unto him, Make ready wherewith I may sup, and gird thyself, and servo me, …


Personal Service

May 3, 1860

Personal Service   "O Lord, truly I am thy servant; I am thy servant and the son of thine handmaid thou hast loosed my bonds."—Psalm 116:16        These sentences suggest a contrast. David's religion was one of perfect liberty;—"Thou hast loosed my bonds." It was one of complete service;—"Truly l am thy servant. I am thy servant and …


A Divine Challenge!

April 22, 1860

A Divine Challenge!   "Thus saith the Lord, let my people go, that they may serve me."— Exodus 8:1        On two or three former occasions I have endeavoured to insist upon the fact, that God always puts a distinction between Israel and Egypt. He constantly speaks of the Israelites as "my people;" of the Egyptians, he …