Word

North and South

Jan 28

North and South   "I will say to the north, Give up; and to the south, keep not back."—Isaiah 43:6        In the fulness of the promised days when the Jews shall be restored from their wanderings, and all the seed of Jacob shall again meet in their own land, God in his mighty providence will speak …

Isaiah:43:6

Sounding Out the Word of the Lord

Mar 24

Sounding out the Word of the Lord   “For from you sounded out the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place your faith to God-ward is spread abroad; so that we need not to speak anything.” — 1 Thessalonians i. 8.   PAUL went to Thessalonica from Philippi with a sore …

1 Thessalonians:1:8

At Thy Word

Apr 16

At Thy Word    “And Simon answering said unto him, Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing: nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net.”— Luke v. 5.   How very much may simple obedience partake of the sublime! Peter went to catch up the net, and let it down into the sea, …

Luke:5:5

God Our Portion and His Word Our Treasure

Sep 02

God Our Portion and His Word Our Treasure   “Thou art my portion, OLord: I have said that I would keep thy words.” — Psalm cxix. 57.   OBSERVE the close connection between privilege and duty. “Thou art my portion, O Lord this is an unspeakable happiness. “I have said that I would keep thy words”— this is the …

Psalms:119:57

The Majestic Voice

Jun 22

The Majestic Voice   "The voice of the Lord is full of majesty."—Psalm 29:4        All God's works praise him, whether they be magnificent or minute, they all discover the wisdom, the power, and the benevolence of their Creator. "All thy works praise thee, O God." But there are some of his more majestic works which sing …

Psalms:29:4

The Form of Sound Words

May 11

The Form of Sound Words   "Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast heard of me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus."—2 Timothy 1:13        My incessant anxiety for you, dearly beloved in the faith of Jesus Christ, is that I may be able, in the first place, to teach you …

2 Timothy:1:13