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Christ And The Fear Of Death

THERE ARE TWO feelings which the thought of death has ever kindled in the human breast, and the first of them is curiosity. Always in the presence of that veil, through which sooner or later we all pass, men have been moved to ask, with bated breath, What is it which that veil conceals? It is as if ... Read More

Self-Denial, An Element Of Worship

IN PUBLIC WORSHIP IN the sanctuary there are certain ,demands made of every worshiper'. There are certain elements which must be present, if the worship is to be in spirit and in truth. There is, for instance, the element of thanksgiving for the goodness of God to us from day to day. There is the se... Read More

Some Features Of Christ's Working

IT IS CHARACTERISTIC OF the Christian gospel that its Savior should be a worker. In the old world, it was hardly an honorable thing to work. It was a thing for slaves, and serfs, and strangers, not for freeborn men. Hence work and greatness rarely went together, and nothing could be more alien to th... Read More

The Leisure of Faith

I THINK WE SHALL ALL agree that in the life of our modern cities there is recognizable the note of haste. One has only to watch one of our crowded streets to detect the pressure at the back of life. Life is more urgent than it used to be, the tranquility of an older day is passing. The stream had st... Read More

The Offense Of The Cross

ONE THING THAT MARKS the ministry of Paul is how he lovingly yearned over the Jews. With a quenchless and intense desire, he prayed that they might be brought into the fold. Never a did mother so long for the saving of her son as Paul longed for the saving of his countrymen. He was willing to suffer... Read More

The Problem Of Pain

THIS, AS You all know, is Hospital Sunday, when offerings are received for our local hospitals. It is that fact which I have had in view in choosing my subject. I have already spoken on the doctrine of the body, for it is with the body that medical science deals; not with the body, however, in a sta... Read More

Christ and the Fear of Death

There are two feelings which the thought of death has ever kindled in the human breast, and the first of them is curiosity. Always in the presence of that veil, through which sooner or later we all pass, men have been moved to ask, with bated breath, What is it which that veil conceals? It is as if ... Read More

Desertion and Drudgery

Simon Peter saith unto them, I go a fishing-- Joh_21:3 In the Absence of the Master When the feast of Passover was ended, the disciples left Jerusalem for Galilee. It was there, amid the scenes of tender memory, that Christ had promised to meet with them again. One would have thought that having suc... Read More

Self-Denial, An Element of Worship

In public worship in the sanctuary there are certain ,demands made of every worshiper'. There are certain elements which must be present, if the worship is to be in spirit and in truth. There is, for instance, the element of thanksgiving for the goodness of God to us from day to day. There is the se... Read More

Some Features of Christ's Working

It is characteristic of the Christian gospel that its Savior should be a worker. In the old world, it was hardly an honorable thing to work. It was a thing for slaves, and serfs, and strangers, not for freeborn men. Hence work and greatness rarely went together, and nothing could be more alien to th... Read More

The Doctrine of Delays

There are myriads of creatures who are born and dance and die in the short span of a bright July day. No one in watching them would ever dream of charging the Creator with delay. But a nation of men which is to serve the high ends of heaven is never fashioned hastily like that. Through pilgrimage an... Read More

The Problem of Pain

This, as you all know, is Hospital Sunday, when offerings are received for our local hospitals. It is that fact which I have had in view in choosing my subject. I have already spoken on the doctrine of the body, for it is with the body that medical science deals; not with the body, however, in a sta... Read More

The Proof of God's Love

"God commendeth His love towards us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us." - Romans 5:8. In our text we are brought face to face with the Cross of Calvary, and we see that Cross standing in a light that glorifies it. That great transaction on Calvary may be viewed in many aspects,... Read More

To the Disheartened

"Why art thou cast down, O my soul?" Psa_43:5 It is one source of the eternal freshness of the Psalms that they tell the story of a struggling soul. They open a window on to that battlefield with which no other battle can be compared--the moral struggle of the individual with himself. And it is well... Read More

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