Tag Archive | religion

The Golden Sceptre

What wilt thou, queen Esther?  And what is thy request?  It shall be given thee even to the half of the kingdom.  Esther 5:3 Dost thou want nothing, O poor soul?  Hast thou nothing to ask?  O yes, you say, a great deal.  Well, then, draw near to thy gracious King and Bridegroom without fear.  […]

JESUS ~ King, Captain, Conqueror

For thy name’s sake lead me and guide me.   Pull me out of the net. Psalm 31:3,4.  When the ark set forward, Moses said, Rise up, Lord, and let thine enemies be scattered; and let them that hate thee flee before thee.  Numbers 10:35. Every one having his own particular gift, has also his own particular […]

The Prodigal Child

Return, ye backsliding children, and I will heal your backslidings.  Jer. 3:22.  When he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.  Luke 15:20.  Hear therefore the voice of thy loving Father and Shepherd, O thou backsliding child and lost […]

The Weight of Sin

Mine iniquities are gone over my head; as a heavy burden they are too heavy for me.  Psalm 38:4. It is a sure sign that a man is awakened out of his sleep, when he discovers the error of his dream.  In the drawing up of water out of a deep well, so long as […]

The Mediator’s Fulness of Grace

Behold, we come unto thee.  Jer. 3:22.  I will not leave you comfortless:  I will come to you.  John 14:18.  Make haste, and come down; for to-day I must abide at thy house.  Luke 19:4-6. O my dear Saviour, since I come to thee, and thou to me, we shall certainly meet one another.  Who […]

A Ransom and an Advocate

Tell his disciples and Peter.  Mark 16:7.  If any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.  1 John 2:1,2.  Wherefore lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees.  Hebrews 12:12 Hast thou been slack, unfaithful, and fallen away?  O poor soul, thou art not to make […]

Godly Conversation

Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns.  Eph. 5:19.  Teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns.  Col. 3:16 If we are obliged to promote the temporal good of our neighbor, how much more the spiritual, by edifying discourses.  But how is it?  The children of God, when a person visits them, says a […]

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