Atheistic Worship?

Atheistic Worship?

Our worship is right, when it doth proclaim to all that shall observe us or we that observe ourselves, that there is a great, an infinite, eternal power, which sits at the upper end of causes, and governeth all according to His own pleasure. Alas! the wor­ship of many...
The Change Required Among Ministers of the Gospel

The Change Required Among Ministers of the Gospel

Those who do yet judge that matters among the common professors of Christianity, as to the obedience of faith, are in as good a posture as they were at any time formerly, or as they need to be, who have no other desire or interest in them but only that they should not...
Declining Standards Among Christians

Declining Standards Among Christians

“This is a very painful and delicate subject, I know, but I dare not turn away from it. It has long been my sorrowful conviction that the standard of daily life among professing Christians in this country has been gradually falling. I am afraid that Christ-like...
The Spirit of Grace gives Assurance

The Spirit of Grace gives Assurance

Our assurance of justification, adoption, grace, and salvation, is syllogistic: whoever believes on the Son of God, shall not perish, but have life everlasting. But I believe on the Son of God; therefore, I shall not perish. Whoever judge themselves, shall not be...
Praying According to God’s Will

Praying According to God’s Will

The matter of your prayer must be according to God’s will: ‘And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:’ (1 John 5:14). The favourites of heaven have no further the ear of the King of kings in...
Is Your Soul Withered?

Is Your Soul Withered?

Is your soul like a withered branch—dry, fruitless, and withered, wanting both leaves and fruit? Cleave you to Christ; be joined to Him, and you shall be one spirit. You will find it true that Christ is the life; your life will be hid with Christ in God. You will say,...