A Testimony to Free and Sovereign Grace

March 17, 1887

A Testimony to Free and Sovereign Grace   “But the salvation of the righteous is of the Lord.”— Psalm xxxvii. 39.   SALVATION is a blessing peculiar to the righteous. The ungodly do not, as a rule, believe that they have any need of salvation: therefore they do not desire it, or seek after it. The righteous know that …


God—All in All

February 24, 1867

God-All in All   “When he giveth quietness, who then can make trouble? and when he hideth his face, who then can behold him? whether it be done against a nation, or against a man only.”— Job 34:29.   WE commenced our special services with a sermon of encouragement, by which we were reminded of the rapid answer which …


Frost and Thaw

January 14, 1866

Frost and Thaw   “He giveth snow like wool: he scattereth the hoarfrost like ashes. He casteth forth his ice like morsels: who can stand before his cold? He sendeth out his word, and melteth them: he causeth his wind to blow, and the waters flow.”— Psalm 147:16-18.   MOST of us were astonished when looking out of our …


Divine Sovereignty

May 4, 1856

Divine Sovereignty   "Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own?—Matthew 20:15        The householder says, "Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own?" and even so does the God of heaven and earth ask this question of you this morning. "Is it not lawful …


Sovereignty and Salvation

January 6, 1856

Sovereignty and Salvation    "Look unto me and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else."—Isaiah 45:22        Six years ago to-day, as near as possible at this very hour of the day, I was "in the gall of bitterness and in the bonds of iniquity," but had …