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The Creations of the World

In the few words which have occupied us this morning we have found such a depth of thought that we despair of penetrating farther. If such is the forecourt of the sanctuary, if the portico of the temple is so grand and magnificent, if the splendor...

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On Christian Love

"This is my commandment, that ye love one another, as I have loved you".??John xv., 12.Seeing the time is so far spent, we will take no more in hand at this time than this one sentence; for it will be enough for us to consider this well, and to...

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The Ascension of Christ

[Footnote 1: Reprinted by permission of Messrs. G.P. Putnam's Sons from "The World's Orations," the translation having been copyrighted by Messrs. Putnams.]Beloved in Christ Jesus, the wise men of this world divide all created things into two...

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The Safety of the Virtuous

"Neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand."??John x, 28.To Thee, almighty and true God, eternal Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, maker of heaven and earth, and of all creatures, together with Thy Son our Lord Jesus Christ, and the Holy...

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The First Temptation of Christ

"Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness, to be tempted of the devil."??Matt. iv., 1.The cause moving me to treat of this place of Scripture is, that such as by the inscrutable providence of God fall into divers temptations, judge...

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The Method and Fruits of Justification

_Now I say, that the heir, as long as he is a child, differeth nothing from a servant, though he be Lord of all; but is under tutors and governors until the time appointed of the father. Even so we, when we were children, were in bondage under the...

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Enduring Persecution For Christ

"Let us go forth therefore unto him without the camp bearing his reproach".??Hebrews xiii., 13.All the exhortations which can be given us to suffer patiently for the name of Jesus Christ, and in defense of the gospel, will have no effect if we do...

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Excessive Grief at the Death of Friends

We have occupied four days in explaining to you the parable of Lazarus, bringing out the treasure that we found in a body covered with sores; a treasure, not of gold and silver and precious stones, but of wisdom and fortitude, of patience and...

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Christ’s Real Body Not in the Eucharist

Now understand ye the words of our Savior Christ, as He spake them one after another??as Christ spake them. For He took bread and blest, and yet what blest He? The Scripture saith not that Christ took the bread and blest it, or that He blest the...

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