| › Preface - SHOWERS ON THE GRASS
Being a few brief letters & papers,
addressed to C. E. M. Paul, of Exeter,
the late J. G. Bellett, of Dublin.
| › Chapter 1 - The Law and the Gospel - The Church of Galatia was the scene of a conflict between the law and the gospel, or Sarah and Hagar. We have in the progress of Scripture many such s ...read|
| › Chapter 2 - Romans 8:19-22 - Look with me, beloved sister, at Romans 8: 19-22. "For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God. For t ...read|
| › Chapter 3 - 1 Samuel 1 - 7 - There is a beautiful line of truth through 1 Samuel 1 - 7. It was a time of the full ruin of the whole system, standing, as it then did, in man's stre ...read|
| › Chapter 4 - Genesis 49, and Deut. 33 - It is natural to contrast these passages; but I understand a decided difference in the words of Jacob and of Moses over the twelve--the one regarded t ...read|
| › Chapter 5 - John 3 - "That which is born of the Spirit is spirit." This is our new and glorious life-blood--a life that stands both in the Head and members in victory over ...read|
| › Chapter 6 - Jacob at Peniel - I was looking a little last evening into the beautiful truths contained in the mystery of Jacob at Peniel. It is clear, I judge, that his faith had fa ...read|
| › Chapter 7 - The Case Of Job - LETTER 7.
September 17, 1842.
It has come into my heart to send you a little scribble on Job. May the meditation refresh your soul. May the Lord k ...read|
| › Chapter 8 - Deuteronomy 8:7-9; Deuteronomy 11:10-12 - I was musing a little on the beautiful description given to Israel of the land (before they entered it) by Moses, in Deuteronomy 8: 7-9; 11: 10-12. He ...read|
| › Chapter 9 - 1 Corinthians 11:3-16 - Covering is the proper sign of woman. It expresses the subjection she owes. But the woman is mystically the Church; and thus, if a woman appear in the ...read|
| › Chapter 10 - The Woman in the Crowd, Mark 5 - We may receive a benefit from a person and be thoroughly assured of our hearty welcome to it, and yet find ourselves ill at ease in his presence. Noth ...read|
| › Chapter 11 - Patronage - The nearness to which the Lord invites the soul, the intimacy with which He seeks to invest the heart of the sinner who trusts in Him, it is most bles ...read|
| › Chapter 12 - Divine Intimacy - The intimacy which the Lord has sought with His creature man is in a very blessed way evidenced throughout Scripture. It may have had different expres ...read|
| › Chapter 13 - Election - There is much strength and blessing to the soul from the doctrine of election, but perhaps not that character of blessing which is commonly understood ...read|
| › Chapter 14 - Redemption - Leviticus 25.
Redemption is God's principle. Leviticus 25 (which is the great scripture on the subject of redemption) shows us that, because on the s ...read|
| › Chapter 15 - Genesis 1 - 47 - "In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth." The scene of the divine hand in all was, thus, twofold, and accordingly, in "the dispensation ...read|