He left his garment in her hand, and fled…

"He left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him out." Genesis 39:12 In contending with certain sins there remains no mode of victory but by flight. The ancient naturalists wrote much of basilisks, whose eyes fascinated their victims and rendered them easy victims; so the mere gaze of wickedness puts us in... Continue Reading →

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Let not one of them escape

"Let not one of them escape." 1 Kings 18:40 When the prophet Elijah had received the answer to his prayer, and the fire from heaven had consumed the sacrifice in the presence of all the people, he called upon the assembled Israelites to take the priests of Baal, and sternly cried, "Let not one of... Continue Reading →

It Aaron’s rod swallowed up their rods

"But Aaron's rod swallowed up their rods." Exodus 7:12 This incident is an instructive emblem of the sure victory of the divine handiwork over all opposition. Whenever a divine principle is cast into the heart, though the devil may fashion a counterfeit, and produce swarms of opponents, as sure as ever God is in the... Continue Reading →

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