January 17, 1867

Winnowing-Time   “What is the chaff to the wheat? saith the Lord.” — Jeremiah xxiii. 28.   IT is remarkable that God has traced so much of the misery of the children of Israel in the period of their degradation to the unfaithfulness of those governors, priests, and prophets, who bare rule over them. The crying evil of a …


Unbelievers Stumbling; Believers Rejoicing

May 22, 1864

Unbelievers Stumbling; Believers Rejoicing   “As it is written, Behold I lay in Sion a stumbling-stone and rock of offence: and whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.” — Romans 9:33        OUR apostle was inspired of God, and yet he was moved to quote passages out of the Old Testament. The Spirit of God might …


Compel Them to Come In

December 5, 1858

Compel Them to Come In   "Compel them to come in."—Luke 14:23        I feel in such a haste to go out and obey this commandment this morning, by compelling those to come in who are now tarrying in the highways and hedges, that I cannot wait for an introduction, but must at once set about my …