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A Messenger

Delivered at Van Weily's Farm, De Freestville, New York, U.S.A., Thursday Afternoon, August 22nd, 1895 "If there be a Messenger with him, an Interpreter, One among a thousand, to show unto man His uprightness: then He is gracious unto him, and saith, Deliver him from going down to the pit; I have fo... Read More

A New Creation

Preached in Grove Chapel, Camberwell, Sunday Morning, August 18th, 1878 "Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new." (2 Corinthians 5:17) THE epistle in which our text appears abounds in contrasts from the beginning to the ... Read More

Another Comforter

Preached in Grove Chapel, Camberwell, Sunday Morning, June 9th, 1878 "And I will pray the Father, and He shall give you another Comforter, that He may abide with you for ever; even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth Him not, neither knoweth Him: but ye know Him; for... Read More

Chosen from the Beginning

Preached in Grove Chapel, Camberwell, Sunday Evening, June 3rd, 1877 "But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth: whereunto He called you ... Read More

Chosen, Called, and Cared For

"All that the Father giveth Me shall come to Me; and him that cometh to Me I will in no wise cast out." (John 6:37) We have words of spiritual instruction set before us in the context preceding and succeeding the verse I have read for our meditation. Our Lord Jesus Christ, with that spirit of true l... Read More

Comfort Ye

"Comfort ye, comfort ye My people, saith your God." (Isaiah 40:1) God's message by the prophet Isaiah to His spiritual Israel abounds with gracious consolation and heavenly encouragement. This is seen continuously from the first word of our text to the last word of the prophecy, which we shall have ... Read More

Covenant Mercy

"For He saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion. So then it is not of him that willeth, nor of him that runneth, but of God that showeth mercy." (Romans 9:15,16) WE have a very searching and solemn subject before us this ... Read More

Covenant Relationship

"Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus." Eph. 1:1 I need not tell you that this is a portion of divine revelation, a part of divine inspiration, in which I love frequently to be found, and according to my feelings... Read More

Covenant Remembrance

"And the Angel that talked with me came again and waked me, as a man that is wakened out of his sleep." (Zechariah 4:1) We may well ask the question in all solemnity, Why am I here? Various motives prompt those who assemble together for the professed purpose of worshipping God. But may we hope that ... Read More

Dead, Yet Living

"For ye are dead, and your life is hid with Christ in God." (Colossians 3:3) "True religion's more than notion, Something must be known and felt." Known by divine communication. Felt by divine indwelling. Frequently, that which is so felt is very perplexing, filling the mind with anxiety and care, a... Read More

Elect Sons in Grace and Glory

"Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when He shall appear, we shall be like Him; for we shall see Him as He is." (1 John 3:2) It would be a marvellous privilege if I were able to look around, and with confidence meet the gaze of every o... Read More

Forsaken and Found

"And they found an Egyptian in the field, and brought him to David, and gave him bread, and he did eat; and they made him drink water."(1 Samuel 30:11-20) WELL! we have a pretty long text, but one in which very many great and glorious Gospel truths appear: one in which is revealed the marvellous gra... Read More

Glorious Grace

"To the praise of the glory of His grace, wherein He hath made us accepted in the Beloved." (Ephesians 1:6) It would be a very profitable pursuit to go through the epistles of Paul, those inspired writings which have come to us from his pen by the grace and goodness of God, to discover in one of the... Read More

God, The Fountain of Love and Consolation

"Now our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace. Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work." (2 Thessalonians 2:16,17) A BLESSED privilege it is to be lifted up by the pow... Read More

God's Delight

"If the LORD delight in us, then He will bring us into this land, and give it us; a land which floweth with milk and honey." (Numbers 14:8) INTERESTING and instructive are the circumstances recorded in connection with the portion which I have read for our meditation; but instructive only to those wh... Read More

His Fullness

"And of His fullness have all we received, and grace for grace." (John 1:16) It has been a disputed point as to who the person was who spoke the words I have read to you as my text. Some have contended that it was John the Evangelist, while others declare it was John the Baptist. Both, in their mini... Read More

I Am the Resurrection and the Life

"I am the Resurrection and the Life." (John 11:25) IN a variety of titles our blessed Lord and Saviour is pleased to reveal Himself in the written Word, and by the grace of His own Spirit, to the hearts of those who are eternally loved by Him, everlastingly saved by Him, perfectly washed by Him from... Read More

In Christ Jesus

"But of Him are ye in Christ Jesus, Who of God is made unto us Wisdom, and Righteousness, and Sanctification and Redemption: That, according as it is written, He that glorieth let him glory in the Lord." (1 Corinthians 1:30,31) To understand such a portion as this intelligently and experimentally, i... Read More

Introduction into Grace and Glory

"By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God." (Romans 5:2) A very precious cluster of new covenant truths from the land of spiritual promise is set before us in the portion I have read for our meditation this morning, which has been... Read More

It Is God That Justifieth

It is God that Justifieth" Romans 8:33 The covenant purposes of Jehovah toward His own elect having been accomplished in their salvation by Jesus Christ, and redeeming love having triumphed over sin, death, and hell, the Kinsman-Redeemer, on the ground of His finished work, entered heaven's highest ... Read More

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