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Should We Not Weep?

If Jesus wept over Jerusalem, when He beheld a cloud of wrath gathering over it - why, Oh, why, should not we weep? I repeat it, why should not we weep to behold the mouths of the grave and of hell preparing to open and to engulf so many. Instead of repressing our tears, should we not rather say wit... Read More

A Call to Decision

How long halt ye between two opinions? -- 1 Kings 18:2. If there be a God who is almighty, and therefore is able to save or destroy; who, by one volition of his will can raise you up to heaven or sink you down to the depths of hell; who is infinite in wisdom and therefore intimately acquainted with ... Read More

An Invitation to Straitened Souls

"Even so would he have removed thee out of the strait into the broad place, where there is no straitness, and that which should be set on thy table should be full of fatness." Job 36:16. I think I have seen, perhaps, as much or more of Methodist people than the generality of this congregation. I hav... Read More

Purification by Faith

"And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith." -- Acts 15:9. Jesus says, "Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God." And Peter says, "Put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith." The distinction between thee two statements is th... Read More

Quenching the Spirit

Quench not the Spirit. I Thess. 5:19. "Don't kill yourself!" once wrote a gentleman to a minister who was laboring zealously for God; "don't kill yourself!" he wrote at the bottom of a long sheet in large letters. So you may say to me, "Don't make so much ado about religion; don't kill yourself." Bu... Read More

Should we not Weep?

If Jesus wept over Jerusalem, when He beheld a cloud of wrath gathering over it - why, Oh, why, should not we weep? I repeat it, why should not we weep to behold the mouths of the grave and of hell preparing to open and to engulf so many. Instead of repressing our tears, should we not rather say wit... Read More

The Fear of Death Destroyed by a Sight of Christ

And it was revealed unto him by the Holy Ghost, that he should not see death before he had seen the Lord's Christ. Luke 2:26. Bless the Lord! my soul is very happy this morning; all is serene and beautiful. All is calm and sunshine within. "Not a cloud doth arise, to darken the skies; Or hide for a ... Read More

The Fear of Unconverted Men in the Hour of Death

Forasmuch, then, as the children are partakers of flesh and blood he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil. Hebrews 2:14. Many persons in this congregation will remember that I preached from this text last... Read More

The Fullness Dwelling in Jesus Christ

"For it pleased the Father that in him should all fulness dwell." Colossians 1:15 This is the last sermon I expect to preach in England for the present. Where I shall preach again, before I return to England, I cannot tell. My heart says, "Captain of Israel's host, and Guide Of all who seek the land... Read More

The Omnipotence of Faith

Therefore, I say unto you what things soever ye desire when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.-- Mark 11:24. The congregation will recollect that these words were spoken by the Saviour as he was passing from the Mount of Olives to Jerusalem. By the wayside he saw a fig tr... Read More

The Standing Doubt

Rejoice evermore, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you:--I Thess. 5:16, 17, 18. Now, that is a religion worth having. It is the sum and substance of all true religion. It is the religion of the Bible, the religion of Heaven. I ag... Read More

The Sting of Death

Therefore, leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on to perfection, not laying again the foundation of repentance from sin and dead works. Heb. 6:1. The sting of death is sin. I Cor. 15:56. A slight acquaintance with a man will convince us of. the truth of two propositions. Firs... Read More

The Striving of the Spirit

And the Lord said, My Spirit shall nut always strive with man. Gen. 6:3. This is a declaration of God concerning the antediluvian world. He was about to destroy them, but could not let fall one drop of water, one flash of lightning, one spark of fire. He could neither drown nor damn a man of them ti... Read More

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