Service of Waiting
“After they were come to Mysia, they assayed to go into Bithyma: but the Spirit suffered them not” (Acts 16:7).
What a strange prohibition! These men were going into Bithynia just to do Christ’s work, and the door is shut against them by Christ’s own Spirit. I, […]
Give Out The Blessing
“He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his inner being shall flow rivers of living water” (John 7:38).
Some of us are shivering and wondering why the Holy Spirit does not fill us. We have plenty coming in, but we do […]
Faith is a Target
“And the Lord said . . . Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat; but I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not” (Luke 22:31, 32).
Our faith is the center of the target at which God doth […]
Counting the Cost
“I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus, my Lord” (Phil. 3:8).
This is the happy season of ripening cornfields, of the merry song of the reapers, of the secured and garnered grain. But let me hearken to the sermon […]
Belief, Not Understanding
“Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God?” (John 11:40).
Mary and Martha could not understand what their Lord was doing. Both of them said to Him, “Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died.” […]