Love of the Father

A Happy (and unhappy) New Year: The Love of God in Them Both

…the case of the saints throughout the world…in what unspeakable variety are they dealt with! some under persecution always,—some always at peace; some in dungeons and prisons,—some at liberty in their own houses; the saints of one nation under great oppression for many ages,—of another, in quietness; in the same places some poor, in great distress, put hard to it for […]

When The Spirit Came

It was expedient for believers that Christ’s bodily absence should be supplied by the presence of the Spirit. Whilst he was with them, how little efficacy on their hearts had any of the heavenly promises he gave them! When the Spirit came, how full of joy did he make all things to them! That which was his peculiar work, […]

The Order of God’s Love Toward Us

The emanation of divine love to us begins with the Father, is carried on by the Son, and then communicated by the Spirit; the Father designing, the Son purchasing, the Spirit effectually working: which is their order. Our participation is first by the work of the Spirit, to an actual interest in the blood of the Son; […]

I Will Go Where I Am Sure Of Love!

When a child is abused abroad in the streets by strangers, he runs with speed to the bosom of his father; there he makes his complaint, and is comforted. In all the hard censures and tongue-persecutions which the saints meet withal in the streets of the world, they may run with their moanings unto their Father, and be comforted. “As […]