THE FATHER AND SON GLORIFIED.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON XXII. THE FATHER AND SON GLORIFIED. “Howbeit, when he, the Spirit of Truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth; for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak; and he will show you things to come.  He shall glorify me: for he shall […]

THE PARACLETE.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON XXI. THE PARACLETE. “And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever; even the Spirit of Truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him; but ye know him, for he dwelleth with you, and shall […]

THE SHIELD OF FAITH.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON XX. THE SHIELD OF FAITH. “Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.”—Eph. vi. 16. The Christian is engaged in a warfare, “not against flesh and blood, but against principalities and powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this […]

JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON XIX. JUSTIFICATION BY FAITH. “But how should man be just with God?”—Job ix. 2. The Almighty proclaimed himself to Moses, “the Lord, merciful and gracious;” and in the New Testament, he is called “the God of all grace.”  “Where sin abounded, grace did much more abound; that as sin reigned unto death, even […]

THE STONE OF ISRAEL.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON XVIII. THE STONE OF ISRAEL. “Behold the stone that I have laid before Joshua.  Upon one stone shall be seven eyes.  Behold, I will engrave the graving thereof, saith the Lord of hosts, and I will remove the iniquity of that land in one day.”—Zech. iii. 9. Amid all the tribulations which the […]

THE SONG OF THE ANGELS.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON XVII. THE SONG OF THE ANGELS. “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.”  Luke ii. 14. The most important event recorded in the annals of time, is the incarnation of the Son of God.  Anointed to be “the Apostle and High Priest of our profession,” it […]

THE GLORY OF THE GOSPEL.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON XVI. THE GLORY OF THE GOSPEL. “According to the glorious gospel of the blessed God.”—1 Tim. i. 11. The being of God, and some of his attributes, are revealed to us by natural religion.  The proof is seen in all his works, commending itself to the reason and conscience even of pagan nations.  […]

TRIBULATION CONQUERED.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON XV. TRIBULATION CONQUERED. “These things have I spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace.  In the world ye shall have tribulation; but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.”—John xvi. 33. The last sayings of those we love are not soon forgotten.  These words form the conclusion of […]

THE ASCENSION.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON XIV. THE ASCENSION. “Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things.”—Acts iii. 21. These words are part of St. Peter’s sermon to the people of Jerusalem, on occasion of the cure of the lame man, at the “Beautiful Gate” of the temple, shortly after the day of Pentecost. […]

THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON XIII. THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS. “He is not here; for he is risen, as he said.  Come, see the place where the Lord lay.”—Matt. xxviii. 6. The celebrated Jonathan Edwards of America begins his History of Redemption with an account of the Lord’s visit to Adam and Eve at the cool of the […]

FINISHED REDEMPTION-Christmas Evans

  SERMON XII. FINISHED REDEMPTION “It is finished.”—John xix. 30. This exclamation derives all its importance from the magnitude of the work alluded to, and the glorious character of the agent.  The work is the redemption of the world; the agent is God manifest in the flesh.  He who finished the creation of the heavens […]

THE PRINCE OF SALVATION.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON XI. THE PRINCE OF SALVATION. “For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to make the captain of their salvation perfect through sufferings.”—Heb. ii. 10. “And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that […]

THE CEDAR OF GOD.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON X. THE CEDAR OF GOD. “Thus saith the Lord God; I will also take of the highest branch of the high cedar, and will set it; I will crop off from the top of his young twigs a tender one, and plant it upon a high mountain and eminent; in the mountain of […]

THE PURIFICATION OF CONSCIENCE.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON IX. THE PURIFICATION OF CONSCIENCE. “How much more shall the blood of Christ, who, through the eternal Spirit, offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?”—Heb. ix. 14. The Hebrew Christians, to whom the apostle wrote, were well acquainted with the laws of ceremonial […]

THE SUFFERINGS OF CHRIST.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON VIII. THE SUFFERINGS OF CHRIST. “Who, his own self, bore our sins, in his own body, on the tree; that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness; by whose stripes ye were healed.”—I Peter ii. 24. What great encouragement to patience and fortitude is afforded the followers of Jesus, by the […]

MESSIAH’S KINGDOM.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON VII. MESSIAH’S KINGDOM. “And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, which shall never be destroyed: and the kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever.  Forasmuch as […]

THE LIVING REDEEMER.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON VI. THE LIVING REDEEMER. “Oh that my words were now written! oh that they were printed in a book! that they were graven with an iron pen and lead in the rock for ever!  For I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth: […]

ONE GOD AND ONE MEDIATOR.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON V. ONE GOD AND ONE MEDIATOR. “For there is one God, and one Mediator between God and man, the man Christ Jesus.”—1 Tim. ii. 5. The apostle Paul urges the propriety, and importance of praying for all men, in the several conditions and relations of life, from a consideration of God’s merciful intentions […]

FALL AND RECOVERY OF MAN.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON IV. FALL AND RECOVERY OF MAN. “For if, through the offence of one, many be dead; much more the grace of God; and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many.”—Rom. v. 15. Man was created in the image of God.  Knowledge and perfect holiness were […]

THE SMITTEN ROCK.-Christmas Evans

  SERMON III. THE SMITTEN ROCK. “For they drank of that spiritual rock that followed them, and that rock was Christ.”—1 Cor. x. 4. In this chapter the apostle solemnly cautions his brethren against apostasy, and consequent shipwreck of their spiritual privileges.  His admonitions are educed from important events in the history of the journey […]

THE TRIUMPH OF CALVARY-Chrismas Evans

  SERMON II. THE TRIUMPH OF CALVARY “Who is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah? this that is glorious in his apparel, travelling in the greatness of his strength?  I that speak in righteousness, mighty to save.  Wherefore art thou red in thine apparel, and thy garments like him that treadeth […]

THE TIME OF REFORMATION.-Chrismas Evans

  SERMON I. THE TIME OF REFORMATION. “Until the time of reformation.”—Heb. ix. 10. The ceremonies pertaining to the service of God under the Sinaic dispensation were entirely typical in their character; mere figures of Christ, the “High-priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands;” who, […]