Work

The Singular Origin of a Christian Man

Mar 22

The Singular Origin of a Christian Man   “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.”— Ephesians ii. 10.   THIS text is written by the apostle as a reason why salvation cannot be a thing of human merit: “not of works, lest any …

Ephesians:2:10

With the King for His Work

Nov 01

With the King for His Work   “These were the potters, and those that dwelt among plants and hedges: there they dwelt with the king for his work.”— 1 Chronicles iv. 23.   ALL labour is honourable. No man ever needs to be ashamed of an honest calling. Whether a potter or a gardener, or whatever else his occupation …

1 Chronicles:4:23

Work in Us and Work by Us

Feb 06

Work in Us and Work by Us   “Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.” — Colossians i. 29.   THE apostle Paul could very truthfully assert that he laboured and agonised. When the Holy Spirit had anointed the apostles, they all became ardent enthusiasts for the spread of the Redeemer’s kingdom. …

Colossians:1:29

Our Life, Our Work, and Our Change

Aug 04

Our Life, Our Work, and Our Change   “All the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come ” — Job 14:14.   JOB was well nigh driven to desperation by the fearful torment of his bodily pains, by the exasperating remarks of his friends, and the cutting suggestion of his wife. It is no …

Job:14:14

Work

Mar 21

Work   “I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.” — John 9:4.   You observe that a very speculative question had been put to our Lord, and his answer to that very speculative question is, “I must work” His disciples wished to know something …

John:9:4