Present Testimony: Volume 13

Ah how can we the glory tell,
IN studying the book called "The Revelation,"-I would suggest that particular attention might well be paid to the various positions which in it the Lord Jesus Christ holds. The portion of the contents of the book which stands connected with any one of His
Nehemiah 1-4.
The profound character of this epistle consists in its being, in the first chapter, a concentration of the epistles to the Thessalonians, Ephesians, and Philippians, presenting the person of Christ substantially, to faith, in relation to the subjects of all these three epistles.
Two principles seem to be at work at the present moment which it may be well to notice in connection with the title of this publication-the present testimony. We are living in a time when all things are in question, and principles of every kind abroad. If there,
IN the books of Ezra and Nehemiah, on which I have already meditated, we saw the captives brought back to Jerusalem, there to await the coming of the Messiah, that it might be known, whether Israel would accept the Messenger and Savior whom God
To ev'ry trial comes an end:
Chap. 1
When we enter the Book of Ezra, we begin the story of the returned captives; we see them in their circumstances, and in their behavior; and from both one and the other, we gather instruction.
WHEN the soul descends to an association below its profession, there is assuredly a secret predilection for the association, one which has been hitherto cloaked to oneself as well as to others, by the profession. Hence the necessity in God's ordering for the predilection to be exposed,
THE first chapter of Genesis, with the first three verses of the second, evidently forms a distinct section of the book. It represents creation as the work of God, and the rest consequent upon the work being finished. Nothing else is allowed to mix itself
IT is remarkable, that Paul, in his epistles to the assemblies, only twice addresses any of them as " in God the Father, and in the Lord Jesus Christ." Both of these occasions were in his writing to the Thessalonians.
THE Babylonish Captivity, considered as an era in the progress of divine dispensations, was most important and significant. We may well treat it as a very principal station in our journey along that path of light and wisdom which is cast up in Scripture for {s
1.- HIGHER SERVICE: WHAT IS NECESSARY FOR IT?
I DESIRE to meditate a little on the third chapter of the Gospel of John and its connection with some other parts of Scripture, more particularly in reference to the new birth. I desire to do so for the profitable understanding of what the
1.-The Aim of Ministry
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INTRODUCTORY REMARKS.
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1. Blessed [is] the man who has not walked in the counsel of [the] wicked,** and has not stood in the path of sinners, and has not sat in the seat of scorners. 2. But [has] his delight in the law of Jehovah, and meditates in His
THE glory which shows itself to us at the opening of the Gospel by St. John, is both entitled and descibed there very simply. It is called "the. glory as of the Only Begotten of the Father," and borne by one who is described as
From the German of " Paul Gerhardt."
“FILLED IN ALL THE Fullness OF GOD."-Ephesians. 3:19.
WHAT want I with the world