A Testimony to Free and Sovereign Grace

Mar 17

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 …


The Royal Prerogative

Feb 15

The Royal Prerogative   “He that is our God is the God of salvation; and unto God the Lord belong the issues from death. But God shall wound the head of his enemies, and the hairy scalp of such an one as goeth on still in his trespasses.”— Psalm lxviii. 20, 21.   WHATEVER may be said of the …


God—All in All

Feb 24

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

Jan 14

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 04

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

Jan 06

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 …