An extract from the republished autobiography of John Kershaw issued by Gospel Tidings Publications.
Author: John Kershaw
GOD’S UNFAILING WORD. Some few years ago a Christian lady, having decided that she ought to try and put into practice her faith in the efficacy of God’s Word to bring souls into the true light – that she ought to work as well as pray for her Jewish acquaintances – bought some marked New …
And they went forth and preached every where the Lord working with them and confirming the word with signs following. Amen. Mark 16.20.
Cast thy burden upon the Lord and He shall sustain thee; He will never suffer the righteous to be moved. Ps. 55.22
The substance of a sermon preached at Hope Chapel Rochdale March 31867 by John Kershaw (1792-1870) on completing his 50th year as Pastor of the church.
He that lives in sin and expects happiness hereafter, is like him that soweth cockle and thinks to fill his barn with wheat or barley. (Luke 6.44; Gal. 6.7,8). John Bunyan.
ON COMPANY People very often go into company in order to avoid communing with their own heart. They are afraid, or at least not fond, of being alone. And whereas the good man is satisfied from himself, they seek their happiness from external objects. If people found happiness within themselves, they would not so restlessly …
“God hides Himself and His providence behind second causes.” A. M. Toplady.
Prayer is like Jonathan’s bow, which sent out the arrows; but faith is like Jonathan’s boy, which fetched back the arrows. Ralph Yenning.
NANNY HALL “At evening time it shall be light.” Mrs. Hall better known among her friends as “Old Nanny Hall,” lived in a very humble cottage in the village of Crakehall in the North Riding of Yorkshire. She was a member for nearly forty years of a Particular Baptist Church; but it appears from her …