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Submission In Trial

Submission in Trial George Everard, 1868 "Shall I not drink the cup which the Father has given Me?" John 18:11 It is very instructive to compare these words of our Lord with those spoken by Him in prayer in the garden of Gethsemane. There, bowed down beneath the weight of our transgressions, His sou... Read More

Much Fruit!

Much Fruit! George Everard , 1884 "I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit , for apart from Me you can do nothing!" John 15:5 Not bearing evil fruit as a corrupt tree; not covered with leaves, but having no fruit, as the barren fig-tree; not bringin... Read More

Bread From Heaven!

Bread from Heaven! George Everard, 1868 "Jesus said unto them: I am the Bread of life; he who comes to Me shall never hunger; and he who believes on Me shall never thirst." John 6:35 Jesus was ever as faithful in His rebukes — as He was gracious and tender in His consolations . A crowd flock around ... Read More

The Piercing Of Jesus' Side

The Piercing of Jesus' Side! George Everard, 1868 "One of the soldiers pierced Jesus' side with a spear, bringing a sudden flow of blood and water!" John 19:34 One tree has been the channel of all the evil that is to be found in the world. Another tree has been the channel of all the good that is to... Read More

Family Sorrows

Family Sorrows George Everard, 1878 Family life resembles in some respects our English climate. It has many changes and variations. One day the wind is bleak and cold and the sky cloudy — while on the following day the sun shines brightly, and all nature rejoices in his warm beams. And then perhaps ... Read More

Holy Living!

Holy Living in Preparation for Christ's Appearing! George Everard, 1884 "Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ!" 1 Thessalonians 5:23 "God saved us and called us to live a holy li... Read More

The Murderer!

The Murderer! "Sipo Matador" or, "Murderer Liana" George Everard, 1882 "The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge. There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard. Their... Read More

All For Christ!

All for Christ! George Everard, 1882 There is an exquisite hymn of Christian experience which tells of the writer's growth in grace. It testifies of an increasing sense of Christ's preciousness. In the four verses four steps show the progress made: " All for self — and none for Thee." " Some for sel... Read More

Shine As Lights!

Shine as Lights! George Everard, 1882 "Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in Heaven." Matthew 5:16 "That you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine... Read More

Every Eye!

Every Eye! George Everard, 1884 "Behold, He is coming with clouds, and every eye will see Him!" Revelation 1:7 There is many a "behold" in Holy Scripture, but in this passage, we reach the climax of them all. "Behold, the eye of the Lord is upon those who fear Him" (Psalm 33:18). "Behold what manner... Read More

Words Of Counsel To The Newly Converted

Words of Counsel to the Newly Converted George Everard, 1866 The question that is here proposed must naturally arise in the minds of all those who have truly given themselves to God. The vow you have lately made has been marked in Heaven. God has heard that profession which your lips have uttered — ... Read More

The Four Alls!

The Four "Alls" George Everard, 1882 "But if we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, His Son, cleanses us from ALL sin!" 1 John 1:7 "My God shall supply ALL your needs according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus." Philippians 4:1... Read More

Nailed To The Doorpost!

Nailed to the Doorpost! George Everard, 1882 There is a blessing prepared for those who are faithful as doorkeepers in the Lord's house. Hence a king could once say, "I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness" (Psalm 84.10). There is a blessing pre... Read More

What Will He Become?

What Will He Become? George Everard, 1881 One day, I noticed two youths looking very attentively at a pictorial handbill. On this paper was the portrait of a little boy, with the words beneath, "What will he become?" and then two rows of countenances giving signs alike of increasing age, but of very... Read More

The Great Account!

The Great Account George Everard, 1866 The longest day has its close. The longest life is but for a moment. "Behold, You have made my days as an handbreadth." "We spend our years as a tale that is told." "Man is like vanity and a breath; his days are as a shadow that passes away." "What is your life... Read More

Strong And Free!

Strong and Free! George Everard, 1882 "Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint." Isaiah 40:30-31 "Be on the alert... Read More

What Is Truth?

What Is Truth? George Everard, 1882 A young man had fallen into loose moral habits, and was living a wild and sinful life. Late hours were frequent with him, and he would pay no regard to the remonstrances of a Christian father. Eleven and twelve o'clock would strike, and still the young man would k... Read More

Everlasting Consolation!

Everlasting Consolation! George Everard, 1882 "Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting consolation and good hope by grace — comfort your hearts and establish you in every good word and work!" 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 Everlasting consola... Read More

The Fathers House And The Family Of Heaven!

The Fathers House and the Family of Heaven George Everard, 1878 Among my readers there may be many lonely, desolate ones. Perhaps years ago you may have known the cheerfulness of a happy home, but of late you have walked alone through life. Your lot is a solitary one. You seem to stand alone, like a... Read More

The Curse Removed!

The Curse Removed! George Everard, 1885 "There shall be no more curse!" Revelation 22:3 I remember years ago having a letter from a young friend who was trying to do all the good in her power. She was striving day and night to lessen the sin and misery in the world, and to add to the peace and happi... Read More

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