Christ our Example
Issue: Volume 05
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.
HE THAT GIVETH TO THE POOR LENDETH TO THE LORD I had been preaching at Stansted, and, after sermon, visited a house where affliction had entered like a flood. The daughter who had requested me to call was confined with a white swelling on the knee, her sister had cancer, her mother was prostrate with …
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 …
They that think (as all hypocrites do) to deceive God, will find that they deceive themselves.
DR. RICHARD CONYERS Dr. Conyers was born at Helmsley, in Yorkshire, on February 13th, 1725. He was early deprived of both parents, and he was brought up by his aged grandmother. He was first sent to school at Cukwold. and afterwards, at a suitable age, to Jesus College, Cambridge, where he was unwearied in his …
They who are most with God in secret, know most of God’s secrets.
Â‘Tis no sin to shew oneÂ’s righteousness, but Â‘tis sin indeed to be righteous only in shew. Ralph Venning 1620-1673
Let him bring for his sin which he hath sinned a young bullock without blemish. unto the Lord for a sin-offering. Lev 4 3.