O satisfy us early with thy mercy that we may rejoice and be glad all our days. Make us glad according to the days wherein thou hast afflicted us and the years wherein we have seen evil. Psalm 90; 14 16.
Issue: Issue 8
Some thoughts upon Revelation 7 13.
In the selfsame day entered Noah and Shem and Ham and Japheth the sons of Noah and Noahs wife and the three wives of his sons with them into the ark.â€”Genesis 7. 13.
It is the Lord’s kindness that He will take the scum off us in the fire. Who knoweth how needful winnowing is to us, and what dross we must want ere we enter into the kingdom of God? So narrow is the entry to heaven, that our knots, our bunches and lumps of pride, and …
Whoso sheddeth mans blood by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made He man.â€”Genesis 9 6.
Extract from Book entitled The last days of eminent Christianâ€
HUMILITY A PRIVILEGE HUMILITY is a principal grace, and is so necessary in forming the Christian character, that without it religion cannot exist. Those who are destitute of the grace of humility, whatever profession they have made of Christianity, have in truth the rudiments of it yet to learn. If they have been soaring upward …
WISE COUNSEL Mistress,Â—Grace, mercy, and peace be to you. I long to hear how your soul prospereth. I exhort you to go on in your journey; your day is short, and your afternoon’s sun will soon go down; make an end of your accounts with your Lord; for death and judgment are tides that bide …
“There is a land of pure delight, Where saints immortal reign: Infinite day excludes the night, And pleasures banish pain.”
This pen-portrait of a native Christian from the islands of the New Hebrides is largely extracted from the book John G. Paton republished by the Banner of Truth in 1965 a book first published in 1889.