Afflictions Sanctified by the Word

Oh, how I love thy holy word, Thy gracious covenant, O Lord! Oh, how I love thy holy word, Thy gracious covenant, O Lord! It guides me in the peaceful way; I think upon it all the day. What are the mines of shining wealth, The strength of youth, the bloom of health! What are […]

The Light and Glory of the Word

The Spirit breathes upon the Word,       And brings the truth to sight; The Spirit breathes upon the Word,       And brings the truth to sight; Precepts and promises afford       A sanctifying light. A glory gilds the sacred page,       Majestic like the sun; It gives a light to every age,       It gives, […]

Sardis

"Write to Sardis," saith the Lord, "And write what he declares,

Old Testament Gospel

Israel in ancient days Not only had a view Heb. 4:2       Israel in ancient days       Not only had a view       Of Sinai in a blaze,       But learned the Gospel too; The types and figures were a glass, In which they saw a Saviour's face.       The paschal sacrifice       And blood-besprinkled […]

Ephraim Repenting

My God! till I received thy stroke,       How like a beast was I! Jer. 31:18-20 My God! till I received thy stroke,       How like a beast was I! So unaccustomed to the yoke,       So backward to comply. With grief my just reproach I bear,       Shame fills me at the thought; How […]