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Church Government

The subject assigned me is too large to be set forth in all its bearings in a single lecture; and the controversies in regard to it which have existed for many centuries, have raised so many questions, that to dispose of them all even briefly, would require a volume instead of a lecture. I am not ex... Read More

Grounds on Which We Receive the Bible

DEFINITIONS. N order to free the terms in which our theme is expressed from all apparent ambiguity, and to make perfectly clear its meaning, we commence with a few definitions. In saying that we receive the Bible as the word of God, we distinguish between the word of God and the words of God. We do ... Read More

Preachers' Methods

THE duties of preachers are usually well known. They lie on the very surface of the New Testament, and the preacher who does not know them is without excuse. But the best methods of discharging these duties are not so well known. They are not so easily learned, and but few of them are taught in the ... Read More

Redemption in Christ

"In whom we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace; wherein He hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence."--EPH. I: 7, 8. ANNOUNCED, last Lord's day, that in continuation of the connected series of discourses, my subject this morning... Read More

The Indwelling Spirit

The apostle Peter, in his sermon at the great Pentecost, promised his hearers the gift of the Holy Spirit on the condition that they would repent and be baptized; and he added, "The promise is to you and your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call to him.... Read More

The Prints of the Nails

There is a very beautiful and touching hymn the chorus of which terminates with the words, "I shall know Him by the prints of the nails in his hands." The author seems to have conceived that when she enters heaven she will see before her a great host of glorified beings, among whom she may not readi... Read More

The Witness of the Spirit

"The Spirit itself bears witness with our spirit, that we are children of God."--ROM. viii: 16. N order to our eternal happiness, we must become children of God. In order to our happiness in time, we must know that we are such. He who is in doubt on this subject, must be not less unhappy than he who... Read More

Grounds on Which we Receive the Bible

DEFINITIONS. In order to free the terms in which our theme is expressed from all apparent ambiguity, and to make perfectly clear its meaning, we commence with a few definitions. In saying that we receive the Bible as the word of God, we distinguish between the word of God and the words of God. We do... Read More

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