“Sanctify them through thy truth.” — John 17:17

Sanctification begins at begettal. The Spirit of God infuses into man a new living principle by which he becomes “a new creature” in Christ Jesus. This work, which begins with the “renewing of your mind”, is carried on in two ways — mortification of our “old man”, whereby the lusts of the flesh are subdued […]

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“Seek the Lord”

“Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.” —1 Chronicles 16:11 This loving favor of God, which is so appreciated by the true saints, is not a favor respecting future prospects and hopes merely, but it is the blessed possession also of the present life. Gradually these come to prize the communion and fellowship […]

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“The Day of Vengeance”

“The day of vengeance is in mine heart, and the year of my redeemed is come.” “It is the day of the Lord’s vengeance, and the year of recompenses for the controversy of Zion.” Isa. 63:4; 34:8. THUS the Prophet Isaiah refers to that period which Daniel (12:1) describes as “a time of trouble such as never was since […]

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“The Present Crisis”

“Ye shall hear of wars and rumors of wars; see that ye be not troubled, for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.”—Matthew 24:6  THE Scriptures speak of a Great Time of Trouble at the conclusion of this Gospel Age. Our Lord in the prophecy recorded in Matthew 24 mentions this great […]

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“Doctrines More or Less Important”

THERE are certain features of the doctrine of Christ which are fundamental and indispensable, and without which none would be recognized of the Lord as one of His followers. There are other features which would seem to be useful, helpful, blessed, but not fundamental—not essential to membership in the Body of Christ. The fundamentals have been […]

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God is Love

Owe no man anything, but to love one another, for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. For this: “thou shalt not commit adultery;” “thou shalt not kill;” “thou shalt not steal;” “thou shalt not bear false witness;” “thou shalt not covet;” and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, viz: “thou shalt love thy […]

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