The grand object of the Christian ministry is the glory of God. Whether souls are converted or not, if Jesus Christ be faithfully preached, the minister has not labored in vain, for he is a sweet savor unto God as well in them that perish as in them that are saved. Yet, as a rule, […]
There are times when all the promises and doctrines of the Bible are of no avail, unless a gracious hand shall apply them to us.
When thou bendest thy knee in prayer to God, limit not thy petition to the narrow circle of thine own life, tried though it be, but send out thy longing prayers for the church’s prosperity, “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem,” and thine own soul shall be refreshed.
Let us review our own lives. Surely in these we may discover some happy incidents, refreshing to ourselves and glorifying to our God.
All the offices of Christ are held on our behalf. He is king for us, priest for us, and prophet for us.
What joy it will be to find that faith in him is the golden key to the everlasting doors.
Love must feed on love. The very soul and life of our love to God is his love to us.
“Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.” Psalm 30:5 Christian! If thou art in a night of trial, think of the morrow; cheer up thy heart with the thought of the coming of thy Lord. Be patient, for “Lo! He comes with clouds descending.” Be patient! The Husbandman waits until […]
Do you want a house for your soul? Do you ask, “What is the purchase?” It is something less than proud human nature will like to give.
The Lord liveth and thinketh upon us, this is a truth far too precious for us to be lightly robbed of it.