The Power of an Uncertain Future

"Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh." --Matthew 25:13 Jesus spoke these words at the close of the Parable of the Ten Virgins. The people were still under ...

Deep Calling unto Deep

“Deep calleth unto deep."—Psalm 42:7 In one of the most spiritual of David's Psalms there come, almost incidentally as it were, the most striking pictures of external Nature. He begins by singing, "Like as t...

A Study In the Swelling of Jordan

"How wilt thou do in the swelling of Jordan?" —Jer. 12:5 Both in its disputed rise, and in its zigzag course, and then in its inscrutable fall, the Jordan is the most wonderful, and indeed, in some respects,...

The War Between the Flesh and the Spirit

And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and 
body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. -1 Thessalonians 5:23. Christ also loved t...

The Christ Child and the Emperor

"Then Herod...said go and search diligently for the young child: and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him." —Matthew 2:7-8 The Incarnation was an invasion. God crossed...

The Sword That Cuts Both Ways

"For the word of God is quick and powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword..."" —Heb. 4:13 The illustrations that are used to describe the Word of God throughout the Bible suggest its energy and power. ...

A Crown For the Man Who Fails

"For I say unto you, Among those that are born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist: but he that is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he."—Luke 7:28 "And she went forth, an...

The Precious Blood of Christ

"....the precious blood of Christ." Peter 1:19 I am preaching tonight on what I believe to be the most important subject in the Bible. Of course, anything that has to do with Jesus Christ is of vast importan...

The Narrowness of Christ

"Narrow is the way." —Matt. 7:14 Let us think about the narrowness of Jesus. I know it is a disparaging word in our modern speech and damaging to a person's reputation. We often hear it used in a sinister a...