Struggles of Conscience

September 23, 1860

Struggles of Conscience   "How many are mine iniquities and sins? make me to know my transgression and my sin."—Job 13:23        There are many persons who long to have a deeper sense of their sinfulness, and then with a certain show of conscientious scruple, they make an excuse for the exercise of simple faith. That spiritual disease, …


Vile Ingratitude!

May 27, 1860

Vile Ingratitude!   "Again the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, Son of man, cause Jerusalem to know her abominations."—Ezekiel 16:1-2        And how think you did the prophet proceed in order to accomplish the solemn commission which had been thus intrusted to him? Did he begin by reminding the people of the law which was …


Limiting God

August 28, 1859

Limiting God   "They limited the Holy One of Israel,"—Psalm 78:41        Man is always altering what God has ordained. Although God's order is ever the best, yet man will never agree therewith. When God gave forth the law it was engraved upon two stones. The first table contained the commandments concerning man and God, the second …


Little Sins

April 17, 1859

Little Sins   "Is it not a little one?"—Genesis 19:20        These words we shall take for a motto, rather than a text in the ordinary acceptation of that term. I shall not this morning attempt to explain the connection. It was the utterance of Lot, when he pleaded for the salvation of Zoar; but I shall take it altogether away …