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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 […]

Child of Grace

Take this child away and nurse it for me, and I will give thee thy wages.  Exodus 2:9 As Moses was ordered to be saved by the most cruel enemy’s daughter, so Satan himself, even when he meditates our destruction, must be a means of our life.  So also Matt. 12:48, “Who is my mother?”  […]

Life In Jesus Alone

I live by the faith of the Son of God.  Galatians 2:20 In spiritual things we are too often living upon self.  We seek in frames, forms, creatures, and animal life, that inward peace and stability of mind which is only to be found in the Redeemer.  Outward duties are well in their place; but […]

Effectual Fervent Prayer

Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you.  Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.  James 4:7, 8.  The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.  James 5:16.  O my dear soul, draw nigh to God in prayer, and he will draw nigh to thee; be instant in […]


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