RECEIVING AND BELIEVING. Sermon Mr. S. Delves. Crowborough But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God. even to them that believe on his name: Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man. but of God. …
Issue: Issue 8
Prepare for changes, but live upon Immutability and be settled under all your unsettlements.
Count nothing strange but sin, and nothing hard to bear but the absence or anger of a gracious God. Bartholomew Ashwood (1622-78)
CHRIST CONFESSED Religion consists, in a great measure, in the secret intercourse of the soul with God; in those acts of adoration, gratitude, confidence and submission which the eye of man cannot see, and with which the stranger cannot intermeddle. These secret exercises by controlling the external conduct, and by supplying the motives for the …
How glad would you be of enjoying time to hear the voice of peace when you are entering upon eternity, who are not at leisure now to hear divine precepts while in the possession of time. Bartholomew Ashwood (1622-78)
Where the Spirit of the Lord is. there is liberty. 2 Corinthians 3. 17.
Christ our Example
Think it not strange that God makes thy pleasant roses pricking briars and thorns to thee, who hast made them spikes and swords to Him. Bartholomew Ashwood (1622-78)
So he bringeth them unto their desired haven. Psalm 107. 30.
DEATH DISARMED Mr Christopher Love was ordered to be executed on Tower Hill. August 22, 1651, the very day the King entered Worcester at the head of his Scots army. He mounted the scaffold with great intrepidity and resolution, and, taking off his hat several times to the people, made a long speech, wherein he …