Brethren, pray for us. — 1 Thessalonians 5:25 This one morning in the year we reserved to refresh the reader’s memory upon the subject of prayer for ministers, and we do most earnestly implore every Christian household to grant the fervent request of the text first uttered by an apostle and now repeated by us. … Continue reading A mandate of free Grace brings life to all.
Called to be saints. — Romans 1:7 We are very apt to regard the apostolic saints as if they were “saints” in a more especial manner than the other children of God. All are “saints” whom God has called by His grace, and sanctified by His Spirit; but we are apt to look upon the … Continue reading Everything about God is everlasting, it’s good to trust Him.
Sanctify them through thy truth. — John 17:17 Sanctification begins in regeneration. The Spirit of God infuses into man that new living principle by which he becomes “a new creature” in Christ Jesus. This work, which begins in the new birth, is carried on in two ways—mortification, whereby the lusts of the flesh are subdued … Continue reading God’s Glory is the ultimate solution to perfect our human weakness.
The ill favoured and leanfleshed kine did eat up the seven wellfavoured and fat kine. — Genesis 41:4 Pharaoh’s dream has too often been my waking experience. My days of sloth have ruinously destroyed all that I had achieved in times of zealous industry; my seasons of coldness have frozen all the genial glow of … Continue reading Our strength lies in our Lord Jesus Christ.