Thinking and Turning

July 5, 1874

Thinking and Turning “I thought on my ways, and turned my feet unto thy testimonies.”— Psalm cxix. 69. ALMOST every phase of spiritual life is depicted in the Psalms, but we shall not always find in them the interpretation of those deep exercises of soul with which the believer grows familiar. We must look to the New …


Counting the Cost

February 22, 1874

Counting the Cost   “For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it? lest haply, after he hath laid the foundation, and is not able to finish it, all that behold it begin to mock him, saying, This man began to build, …


Trust in God-True Wisdom

May 12, 1861

Trust in God-True Wisdom    “He that handleth a matter wisely shall fl good: and whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he.” — Proverbs 16:20.        WISDOM is man’s true path — that which enables him to accomplish best the end of his being, and which, therefore, gives to him the richest enjoyment, and the fullest play …


A Wise Desire

July 8, 1855

A Wise Desire   "He shall choose our inheritance for us."—Psalm 47:4        The Christian is always pleased and delighted when he can see Christ in the Scriptures. If he can but detect the footstep of his lord, and discover that the sacred writers are making some reference to him, however indistinct or dark he will rejoice there …