"Let us begin the year with solemn reflection...with self inspection...with personal dedication... with fresh concern to be useful. Time, this short, this uncertain, this all important time, upon every instant of which eternity depends, will not allow of our trifling away any of its moments. Gather up its fragments that nothing be lost" William Jay's... Continue Reading →
"My voice thou shalt hear in the morning O Lord" (Psalm 5:3) "How much is there in the morning to call forth the voice of thanksgiving! Let us think of the season we have just passed through. How many many houseless creatures this night have no place where to lay to their heads! How many... Continue Reading →
“Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after righteousness for they shall be filled” Jesus Christ urges us into activity. The activity is urgent, vehement; it is the most energetic activity that one could possibility imagine, therefore Jesus employs the metaphor of hungering and thirsting. There no need more basic to the physical man than... Continue Reading →
Faith as a word, brings us into the heart and core of Christianity. Indeed, it is the word which defines the followers of Jesus, our belonging to the Christian Faith. With faith as a word, being loosely employed, to describe all religions, however, it is important that we are biblically precise in our understanding of... Continue Reading →
The Holy Spirit, however, has set times, when He works extraordinarily, pouring Himself out with dramatic and unprecedented results, in order that the Church might be strengthened for future times: “Thou shalt arise, and have mercy upon Zion: for the time to favour her, yea, the set time, is come.” (Psalm 102:13)
"The heart of the Spirit is infinitely more tender towards us than that of the most affectionate parent can be towards an only child.