A New Year’s Wish

But my God shall supply all your need, according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.”—Philippians 4:19 THE Philippians had several times sent presents to Paul, to supply his necessities. Though they were...

The Fatherhood of God

"Our Father which art in heaven."—Matthew 6:9. I THINK there is room for very great doubt, whether our Saviour intended the prayer, of which our text forms a part, to be used in the manner in which it is com...

Fathers in Christ

''I write unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from 
the beginning.'' I have written unto you, fathers, because ye have 
known him that is from the beginning.''-1 John 2:13, 14. OBSERVE the d...

Paul—His Cloak and His Books

The cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee, and the books, but especially the parchments."—2 Timothy 4:13. Foolish persons have made remarks upon the trifles of Scripture. ...

Belief In the Resurrection

“He is risen.” — Mark 16:6 OUR Lord always told his disciples that he would rise. They were astonished to hear that he would die at all: they could not think it possible that he could die by the terrible dea...

All Comers to God Welcomed!

“Him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.” — John 6:37 CHRIST will not die in vain. His Father gave him a certain number to be the 
reward of his soul travail, and he will have every one of them, as...

Open House For All Comers

"This Man receives sinners and eats with them." —Luke 15:2 IT is not very unusual that the Pharisees could not understand the Savior's mode of action—not only because self-righteousness and bigotry had blind...

Why Christ Is Not Esteemed

"We esteemed Him not." —Isaiah 53:3 This must be the universal confession of the human race. From the highest monarch to the meanest peasant, from the loftiest intellect to the most degraded mind, from the a...