Chapter 20: “Christ is All”

“Christ is all” (Col. 3:11). The words of the text which heads this page are few, short and soon spoken; but they contain great things. Like those golden sayings, “To me to live is Christ,” “I live, yet not I, but Christ liveth in me,” they are singularly rich and suggestive (Phil. 1:21; Gal. 2:20). … [Read more…]

Chapter 19: Wants of the Times

“Men that had understanding of the times” (1 Chron. 12:32). These words were written about the tribe of Issachar, in the days when David first began to reign over Israel. It seems that after Saul’s unhappy death, some of the tribes of Israel were undecided what to do. “Under which king?” was the question of … [Read more…]

Chapter 17: Thirst Relieved

“In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, ‘If Any Man Thirst, Let Him Come Unto Me, and Drink. He that Believeth on Me, as the Scripture Hath Said, Out of His Belly Shall Flow Rivers of Living Water’” (John 7:37, 38). The text which heads this message … [Read more…]

Chapter 16: Without Christ

“Ye were without Christ” (Eph. 2:12). The text which heads this message describes the state of the Ephesians before they became Christians. But that is not all. It describes the state of every man and woman in England who is not yet converted to God. A more miserable state cannot be conceived! It is bad … [Read more…]

Chapter 15: “Lovest Thou Me?”

“Lovest thou Me?” (John 21:16). A disposition to love somebody is one of the commonest feelings which God has implanted in human nature. Too often, unhappily, people set their affection on unworthy objects. I want this day to claim a place for Him who alone is worthy of all our hearts’ best feelings. I want … [Read more…]