The Steadfastness of the Promises and Sinfulness of Staggering

To Live On The Promises of God Is Our Success

Be ashamed of, and humbled for, all your staggerings at the promises of God, with all your fleshly reasonings and carnal contrivances issuing therefrom. For the most part, we live upon successes, not promises:—unless we see and feel the print of victories, we will not believe; the engagement of God is almost quite forgotten in our affairs. We travel on […]

Unbelief, That Root of Bitterness

It is not the greatness of sin, nor continuance in sin, nor backsliding into sin, that is the true cause of your staggering, whatever you pretend, but solely from your unbelief, that ”root of bitterness” which springs up and troubles thee. It is not the distance of the earth from the sun, nor the sun’s withdrawing itself, that […]

We Have Difficulties Before The Promises Are Fulifilled

It is true, never did any wait upon God for the accomplishment and fulfilling of a promise, but he found many difficulties fall out between the word and the thing. So was it with Abraham in the business of a son : and so with David in the matter of a kingdom. God will have his promised mercies to […]

It Is Not The Purpose of God That All Are Pardoned

When God holds out to any a promise of the pardon of sin, this does not signify to any singular man that it is the purpose of God that his sin shall be pardoned. For if so, then either all men must be pardoned to whom the word of promise comes,—which is not; or else God fails of his […]