The Bellows Burned

September 12, 1869

The Bellows Burned   “The bellows are burned.”— Jeremiah vi. 29.   THE prophets frequently spoke in parables. This they did partly to excite the attention of their hearers. Those to whom they spoke might not have listened to didactic truth expressed in abstract terms, but when they heard mention of common things, such as bellows, and lead, and …


The Portion of the Ungodly

April 13, 1862

The Portion of the Ungodly   “ Behold, they shall be as stubble; the fire shall burn them; they shall not deliver themselves from the power of the flame: there shall not be a coal to warm at, nor fire to sit before it.” — Isaiah 47:14        THIS text is part of a terrible description of …


Not Now, But Hereafter!

September 22, 1861

Not Now, But Hereafter!   “Have ye not asked them that go by the way? and do ye not know their tokens, that the wicked is reserved to the day of destruction? they shall be brought forth to the day of wrath. Who shall declare his way to his face? and who shall repay him what he …