Jesus Christ

Finding Happiness In Our Possessions

So unspiritual are many men’s minds, and so unsavoury their judgments, that they reckon men’s happiness by their possessions, and suppose the catalogue of their titles to be a roll of their felicities, calling the proud happy, and advancing in our conceits “them that work wickedness,” Mal. 3:15; but God will one day come in […]

Seven Things That Christ Is

1) He is the Way; men without him are Cains, wanderers, vagabonds:— 2) He is the Truth; men without him are liars, like the devil, who was so of old:— 3) He is the Life; without him men are dead, dead in trespasses and sins :— 4) He is the Light; without him men are in darkness, and go […]

What Strength We Have In Ourselves

Many men know not what is in them, or rather what is ready for them, until they are put upon what seems utterly above their strength ; indeed, upon what is really above their strength. The duties that God, in an ordinary way, requires at our hands are not proportioned to what strength we have in ourselves, but to […]

Living And Walking In Horrible Darkness

Whatever notional knowledge men may have of divine truths, as they are doctrinally proposed in the Scripture, yet—if they know them not in their respect unto the person of Christ as the foundation of the counsels of God—if they discern not how they proceed from him, and center in him—they will bring no spiritual, saving light unto their understanding. For all […]