Test All Things

The scriptures plainly teach that God is the first cause of all things. He does according to His will in the armies of heaven and among the inhabitants of earth. He...

Dear friend in the furnace, I was sorry to hear at Grove that you were so poorly that you could not get out to the meeting, nor come over to Grove...

Paul wrote that God afflicts us “for our profit, that we might be partakers of his holiness” (Hebrews 12:10). “It is good for me that I have been afflicted that I might learn...

Oftentimes God’s chastenings instead of being retributive, are corrective. They are sent to empty us of self-sufficiency and self-righteousness. They are given to discover to us hidden transgressions, and to teach...

“Blessed is the man whom thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest him out of thy law.” (Psalm 94:12) Nothing comes to a child of God as a matter of accident or chance. It all...

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...

“Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while he have the light, lest darkness come a upon you: for he that walketh in darkness knoweth not whither he...

“Let him take his rod away from me, and let not his fear terrify me: then would I speak, and not fear him; but it is not so with me.” (Job...

As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous, therefore, and repent;” (Revelation 3:19) ———————— The persons, the objects of Christ’s love here intended are not angels, but the...