Thursday, June 18, 2015
“Again the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, Son of man, cause Jerusalem to know her abominations.”
Suggested Further Reading:
1 Corinthians 6:12-20
God gives to his people riches, and they offer them before the shrine of their covetousness. He gives them talent, and they prostitute it to the service of their ambition.
He gives them judgement, and they pander to their own advancement, and seek not the interest of his kingdom.
He gives them influence; that influence they use for their own aggrandisement, and not for his honour.
This is like taking his gold, and his jewels, and hanging them upon the neck of the god Ashtaroth. Ah! Let us take care when we think of our sins, that we set them in this light.
It is taking God’s mercies to lavish them upon his enemies. Now, if you were to make me a present of some token of your regard, I think it would be the meanest and most ungracious thing in the world I could do to take it over to your enemy, and say,
“There, I come to pay my respects.”
To pay my respects to your foe with that which had been the token of your favour! There are two kings at enmity with one another—two powers that have been at battle, and one of them has a rebellious subject, who is caught in the very act of treason, and condemned to die.
The king very graciously pardons him, and then munificently endows him.
“There,” says he, “I give you a thousand crown-pieces;”
and that man takes the bounty, and devotes it to increasing the resources of the king’s enemies.
Now, that were a treason and baseness too vile to be committed by worldly men.
Alas then! That is what you have done.
You have bestowed on God’s enemies what God gave to you as a love-token.
Oh, men and brethren, let us bow ourselves in dust and ashes before God.
Is a readiness to use God’s gifts selfishly the reason why he appears to say “No” to so many of your prayer-requests
Sermon no. 323
18 June (Preached 27 May 1860)
If you are not a believer in Jesus Christ
you can be accepted into his kingdom.
I invite you to let him to make of you,
what He always wanted.
Marvelous God Almighty,
I come to you in the precious name of Jesus,
who died for me to make me free of sin,
I want Jesus to enter in to my heart and make me free,
I confess that He is the son of God.
I ask to change my heart and to give me wisdom to understand your Holy Word
full of promises of eternal value,
not only to live on this earth, but to be expectant of my life in heaven.
In the precious name of Jesus I ask.
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