Sinner

Sychar’s Sinner Saved

Apr 13

Sychar’s Sinner Saved   “Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee. Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water.” — John iv. 10.   I COULD not help saying, in the reading, that the woman’s …

John:4:10

The Faithful Saying

May 26

The Faithful Saying   “This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.”— 1 Timothy i. 15.   IT is worthy of notice that Paul, in the passage before us, as indeed in all his writings, exhibits great sensitiveness with regard to sin. …

1 Timothy:1:15

The Reception of Sinners

Nov 22

The Reception of Sinners   “But the father said to his servants, Bring forth the best robe, and put it on him; and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet: And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat and be merry.”— Luke xv. 22, 23.   LAST Lord’s-day we spoke …

Luke:15:22, 26

The Sphere of Instrumentality

May 26

The Sphere of Instrumentality   “Jesus said, Take ye away the stone.” — John xi. 39. “Jesus saith unto them, Loose him, and let him go.” — John xi. 44.   THERE lay Lazarus in the grave, dead. His restoration to life was utterly hopeless upon any ordinary principles. Certainly Lazarus could not raise himself; his affectionate sisters could …

John:11:44