Sermons: Bearing on Subjects of the Day
THOUGH God created the heavens and the earth in six days, and then rested, yet He rested only to begin a work of another kind; for our Lord says, “My Father worketh hitherto,” and He adds, “and I work.” And at another time He says, concerning Himself more expressly, “I must work the works of Him that sent Me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.” And when that night came, He said, “I have finished the work which Thou gavest Me to do.” “It is finished.” And in the text we are told generally of all men, “Man goeth forth unto his work and to his labour until the evening.” The Creator wrought till the Sabbath came; the Redeemer wrought till the sun was darkened, and it was night. “The sun ariseth,” and “man goeth forth,” and works “till the evening;” when “the keepers of the house tremble, and the strong men bow themselves, and those that look out at the windows are darkened, and desire fails, because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets;” when “the silver cord is loosed, and the golden bowl is broken, and the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns unto God who gave it.”
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... and to his labour until the evening” THOUGH God created the heavens and the
earth in six days, and then rested, yet He rested only to begin a work of another
kind; for our Lord says, “My Father worketh hitherto,” and He adds, “and I work.
... overpowering them with its intensity, because they had no protection against it.
“The sun,” says the Psalmist, “goeth forth from the uttermost part of the heaven,
and runneth about unto the end of it again, and there is nothing hid from the heat
... down in an inferior, secondrate sort of religion; he will have no fervour, no
keenness, no elevation, no splendour of soul; he will not be able to pray; he will
not be able to act on heavenly motives; but corruption will mingle with all he does
... commonly dimmed than by the small and gradual accumulations of daily
impurities, and that souls may silently be overspread and choked up with mere
dust, till they reflect back no portion of the heavenly truths which should possess
Often the word has passed the tongue, and is written in heaven, and in spite of
our own change of wish it is accomplished. Among such prayers are prayers for
affliction, and for trial; and again, those which I have been describing, for the ...