R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:16

By R.C. Chapman “Behold, You are fair my beloved; yes, pleasant: also our bed is green.” Song of Solomon 1:16 It moves my joy, sobered with sadness and grief for sin, to hear You, My Lord, commending what You see in me.  Your work and Your resemblance within me, I know, is lovely.  Oh give … Continue reading R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:16

R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:15

By R.C. Chapman “Behold, thou art fair; my love; behold, thou art fair: thou hast doves’ eyes.” –Song of Solomon 1:15 What though the law in my members be vile and corrupt? Thou, Lord dost teach me to hate the evil I do, and love the good I do not. Thou dost sprinkle me with … Continue reading R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:15

R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:12

By R.C. Chapman "While the King sitteth at His table, my spikenard sendeth forth the smell thereof." —Song of Solomon 1:12 Happy Spirits! Ye who banquet above with Jesus, we give you joy!  Your joy is ours, and our sweet company when ye quit our company, departing to be with Christ; we also see our Lord's … Continue reading R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:12

Life of Faith 7: Faith Throughout

By Richard Sibbes Now we have come to the main thing intended, how we live by the faith of the Son of God.  We will not approach the depths of such a profound mystery; only I will endeavor to give you some heads, where faith principally exercises her powers and functions. The life of faith … Continue reading Life of Faith 7: Faith Throughout

Christian Love 15: Love Bears and Believes All Things

By Hugh Binning Love “bears all things.” By nature we are undaunted heifers, cannot bear anything patiently.  But love is accustomed to the yoke, —to the yoke of reproaches and injuries from others, to a burden of other men’s infirmities and failings.  We would all be borne upon others’ shoulders, but we cannot put our … Continue reading Christian Love 15: Love Bears and Believes All Things

R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:11

By R.C. Chapman “We will make Thee borders of gold with studs of silver.” Song of Solomon 1:11 Thou, Lord art our portion, and we are Thine! Thou art a crown of glory and a diadem of beauty unto us; and we, in turn, are these to Thee.  Lord, not to us, not unto us, … Continue reading R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:11

R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:8, 2/2

By R.C. Chapman   "If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, and feed thy kids beside the shepherds' tents."  Song of Solomon 1:8   He, for thee, was taken from prison and from judgment; He, for thee, stood surety.  Be of good courage, … Continue reading R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:8, 2/2

Life of Faith 3: God’s Strong Working

By Richard Sibbes always carrying in the body the putting to death of the Lord Jesus, that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body. —2nd Corinthians 4:10 ...So the apostle shows the aim of a Christian is to be in sufferings of this life for the increase of a better, 2nd … Continue reading Life of Faith 3: God’s Strong Working

R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:8: 1/2

By R.C. Chapman "If thou know not, O thou fairest among women, go thy way forth by the footsteps of the flock, and feed thy kids beside the shepherds' tents."  Song of Solomon 1:8     Thine heart, O my Lord! inclines Thine ear to hear.  Thou hast compassion on the ignorant, and on them … Continue reading R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 1:8: 1/2