I know their sorrows…

"I know their sorrows." Exodus 3:7 The child is cheered as he sings, "This my father knows;" and shall not we be comforted as we discern that our dear Friend and tender soul-husband knows all about us? 1. He is the Physician, and if he knows all, there is no need that the patient should... Continue Reading →

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Oh that I were as in months past

"Oh that I were as in months past." Job 29:2 Numbers of Christians can view the past with pleasure, but regard the present with dissatisfaction; they look back upon the days which they have passed in communing with the Lord as being the sweetest and the best they have ever known, but as to the... Continue Reading →

Everlasting consolation

"Everlasting consolation." 2 Thessalonians 2:16 "Consolation." There is music in the word: like David's harp, it charms away the evil spirit of melancholy. It was a distinguished honour to Barnabas to be called "the son of consolation"; nay, it is one of the illustrious names of a greater than Barnabas, for the Lord Jesus is... Continue Reading →

Christ, who is our life….

"Christ, who is our life." Colossians 3:4 Paul's marvellously rich expression indicates, that Christ is the source of our life. "You hath he quickened who were dead in trespasses and sins." That same voice which brought Lazarus out of the tomb raised us to newness of life. He is now the substance of our spiritual... Continue Reading →

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