Issue: Issue 3
Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? – Acts 19.2.
Therefore we ought to give the more earnest heed to the things which we have heard lest at any time we should let them slip.
THE PASTORAL OFFICE Sermon John Owen Ordination Service, 8th September, 1682. “And I will give you pastors according to my heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.”Â—Jer. iii. 15. All the names of the officers of the church under the New Testament have a double signification,Â—a general and more large signification, and a …
THE DARK HOUR On returning from a morning appointment at Lower-place, on Sunday, the 15th of November, 1859, two strong, big-boned, but very poorly clad men were coming in the opposite direction. When we met, I took hold of an arm of each, and, in as kindly speech as possible, asked them where they were …
Blessed is the man whom thou choosest and causest to approach unto thee that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house even of Thy holy temple. (Ps. 65.4)
For all things are yours; whether . . . life or death. . . (1 Cor. 3.21-23).
The work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever. Isaiah 32.17.
A FAITHFUL GOD A venerable clergyman in the West of England, by the name Thompson, had annually for many years made it his custom to distribute the overplus of his farm among the poor of his parish, after having supplied the wants of his own household. One year, however, he was compelled to depart from …
But when he saw the multitudes he was moved with compassion on them because they fainted and were scattered abroad as sheep having no shepherd. Then saith he unto his disciples. The harvest truly is plenteous but the labourers are few; Pray ye there