Test All Things

Monthly Archives: February 2022

“Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” (Matthew 11:28) The believer is heavily burdened with a daily conflict. This conflict between a body of sin and the holy, pure, and divine nature of which God’s people are made partakers—lasts during the whole of our mortal span upon earth. Lasts, did I say? It increases in intensity. This internal warfare is more or less experienced by all God’s family. But what… Read More

Shall we quarrel with—these doubts and fears—these temptations and trials—these assaults from Satan—these workings-up of inward corruption—when they are, in God’s mercy and in God’s providence, such blessed helpers? If they drive us to a throne of grace—if by them we are brought out of lying refuges—if by them all false hopes are stripped off from us—if by them we are made honest and sincere before God—if by them we turn away… Read More

“Then they cried unto the LORD in their trouble, and he delivered them out of their distresses.” (Psalm 107:6) “Then they cried”—Not before, not after, but in it. When they were in the midst of it—when trouble was wrapped round their head, as the weeds were wrapped round the head of Jonah—when they were surrounded by it, and could see no way out of it—when, like a person in a mist, they saw no way of escape before or behind—when… Read More