I will cut off them that worship and that swear by the Lord, and that swear by Malcham…

"I will cut off them that worship and that swear by the Lord, and that swear by Malcham." Zephaniah 1:5 Such persons thought themselves safe because they were with both parties: they went with the followers of Jehovah, and bowed at the same time to Malcham. But duplicity is abominable with God, and hypocrisy his... Continue Reading →

Be ye separate

"Be ye separate." 2 Corinthians 6:17 The Christian, while in the world, is not to be of the world. He should be distinguished from it in the great object of his life. To him, "to live," should be "Christ." Whether he eats, or drinks, or whatever he does, he should do all to God's glory.... Continue Reading →

How Long will they not believe Me?

"...How long will they not believe Me...?" Numbers 14:11 Strive with all diligence to keep out that monster unbelief. It so dishonours Christ, that he will withdraw his visible presence if we insult him by indulging it. It is true it is a weed, the seeds of which we can never entirely extract from the... Continue Reading →

How many are mine iniquities & sins

"How many are mine iniquities and sins?" Job 13:23 Have you ever really weighed and considered how great the sin of God's people is? Think how heinous is your own transgression, and you will find that not only does a sin here and there tower up like an alp, but that your iniquities are heaped... Continue Reading →

Art thou become like unto us?

"Art thou become like unto us?" Isaiah 14:10 What must be the apostate professor's doom when his naked soul appears before God? How will he bear that voice, "Depart, ye cursed; thou hast rejected me, and I reject thee; thou hast played the harlot, and departed from me: I also have banished thee forever from... Continue Reading →

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