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Coming Up From The Wilderness

Coming up from the Wilderness Leaning on Our Beloved George Mylne, 1862 "Who is this coming up from the wilderness, leaning upon her Beloved?" Song of Songs 8:5 What is the wilderness? It is described in the following passages: "The LORD who led us through the wilderness: through a land of deserts a... Read More

Fear Not!

Fear Not! George Mylne, 1854 "I am the LORD, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you: 'Do not fear; I will help you. Do not be afraid, O worm Jacob, O little Israel, for I Myself will help you! ' declares the LORD, your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel!" Isaiah 41:13-14 What is m... Read More

Christ'S Sympathy For His Suffering People

Christs Sympathy for His Suffering People George W. Mylne "And the LORD said: I have surely seen the oppression of My people who are in Egypt, and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters, for I know their sorrows." Exodus 3:7 This was the language of Him who appeared to Moses in the bush, ... Read More

Our Faithful Friend And Companion

Our Faithful Friend and Companion George Mylne, 1862 What is friendship without companionship? The chief benefit of a friend is that he is our companion too. What a delicate thing is companionship, in the full meaning of the word — the companionship of heart and mind! It is not to be bought with gol... Read More

What Is Your Burden?

What is Your Burden? George Mylne, 1864 Who has not a burden to bear in this world of burdens? All men have some burden or another — and they have the heaviest burden who think that they have none to bear. Do you ask me, reader, what I mean? Why, is not sin a burden — unpardoned sin? What man has su... Read More

Bereavement

BEREAVEMENT George Mylne, 1871 Bereavement! What a word it is — a word of many-headed woes! A word telling . . . of families made desolate; of wounded hearts; of weeping eyes; of closest bonds abruptly torn asunder; of social fellowship extinguished; of life's fondest hopes destroyed; of earth becom... Read More

The First Break In The Family

The First Break in the Family George Mylne, 1871 A break in the family! Did I say the first? Yes; for there are families where death, as yet, has never entered — no breach has occurred in the fair circle of domestic happiness — children and parents, parents and children, in full enjoyment of each ot... Read More

The Death Of Children

The Death of Children George Mylne, 1871 Oh! what a world we live in! How full of painful facts and harrowing incidents! How many souls are ushered into life; each one the offspring of a parent — each one tied to the native stock, by bonds of strictest intimacy! And thus a parent sees himself multip... Read More

Man Is Born To Trouble!

Man Is Born to Trouble! George Mylne, 1871 Yes, "man is born to trouble, as the sparks fly upward" — the one is as inevitable as the other (Job 5:7), and why? The saying is correct, we may be sure, seeing whose Word it is that says it. "Affliction," it tells us, "comes not forth of the dust, neither... Read More

The World, A Sorry Comforter

The World a Sorry Comforter George Mylne, 1871 The Preacher speaks of some who "had no comforter ," because, as we infer that they sought comfort wrongly — on earthly, and not on heavenly grounds. And so it is too often with the bereaved — people try to cure their broken hearts with human remedies, ... Read More

Teach Me What I Do Not See

Teach Me What I Do Not See George Mylne, 1871 "Teach me what I do not see [in regard to how I have sinned]; if I have done iniquity, I will do it no more!" Job 34:32 My sorrowing friend, observe, I beg you, the words that form the heading of this chapter. They were spoken on occasion of a chastening... Read More

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