The Dual Nature and the Duel Within

January 1, 1970

The Dual Nature and the Duel Within   “But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin, which is in my members.”— Romans vii. 23.   I QUESTION whether any man understands himself, and I am quite certain that no Christian does so. …


The Strong One Driven out by a Stronger One

February 5, 1865

The Strong One Driven out by a Stronger One   "When a strong man armed keepeth his palace, his goods are in peace: but when a stronger than he shall come upon him, and overcome him, he taketh from him all his armour wherein he trusted, and divideth his spoils. He that is not with me is …


War! War! War!

May 1, 1859

War! War! War!   "Fight the Lord's battles."—1 Samuel 18:17        We shall not take these words in their literal application, as coming from the lips of Saul, when he gave David his elder daughter, Merab, to wife; but shall accommodate the passage, and use it as an exhortation given to the church of Christ, and to …

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The Comer’s Conflict with Satan

August 24, 1856

The Comer's Conflict with Satan   "And as he was yet a coming, the devil threw him down, and tare him. And Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and healed the child, and delivered him again to his father."—Luke 9:42        This child possessed with an evil spirit, is a most fitting emblem of every ungodly and unconverted …