John Newton… Yet Speaking

When the brazen serpent was erected in the wilderness, to cure those who must otherwise have died, the benefit was not restrained to those who had been bitten by the fiery serpent but once or a few times. The worst case amongst the people was relieved as soon and as certainly as the very slightest.…

Henry Lyte… Yet Speaking

JESUS, I my cross have taken, All to leave and follow thee: Destitute, despised, forsaken, Thou from hence, my all shalt be. Perish, every fond ambition, All I’ve sought, and hoped, and known; Yet how rich is my condition— God and heaven are still my own! Let the world despise and leave me— They have…

Martin Luther… Yet Speaking

I certainly grant that many passages in the Scriptures are obscure and hard to elucidate, but that is due, not to the exalted nature of their subject, but to our own linguistic and grammatical ignorance; and it does not in any way prevent our knowing all the contents of Scripture. For what solemn truth can…

Anne Steele… Yet Speaking

I. Thou lovely source of true delight, Whom I unseen adore, Unveil thy beauties to my sight, That I may love thee more. II. Thy glory o’er creation shines; But in thy sacred word, I read in fairer, brighter lines, My bleeding, dying Lord. III. ’Tis here, whene’er my comforts droop, And sins and sorrows…

Yet Speaking—January 21

What a comfort is this to Christians, that they have the presence of Christ so far forth as shall make them happy, and as the earth will afford. Nothing but heaven, or rather Christ in heaven itself, will content the child of God. In the mean time, his presence in the congregation makes their souls,…