The Holy Spirit

Comfort and Consolation

Whenever there is mention made of comfort and consolation in the Scripture given to the saints (as there is most frequently), it is the proper consequent of the work of the Holy Ghost towards them. Comfort or consolation in general, is the setting and composing of the soul in rest and contentedness in the midst of or from troubles, by […]

He Makes Every Gospel Truth As Wine

We have this, then, by the Spirit :—he teaches us of the love of God in Christ; he makes every gospel truth as wine well refined to our souls, and the good things of it to be a feast of fat things;—gives us joy and gladness of heart with all that we know of God; which is the great […]

The Comfort That Is In The Words of Christ

Comfort from the words and promises of Christ sometimes break in through all opposition into the saddest and darkest condition imaginable; it comes and makes men sing in a dungeon, rejoice in flames, glory in tribulation; it will into prisons, racks, through temptations, and the greatest distresses imaginable. Whence is this? the Spirit works effectually, his power is in it; he […]

Sinning Against The Spirit Is To Sin Against The Whole Trinity

Hence is the sin against the Holy Ghost (what it is I do not now dispute) unpardonable, and has that adjunct of rebellion put upon it that no other sin has,—namely, because he comes not, he acts not, in his own name only, though in his own also, but in the name and authority of the Father and Son, […]