Tag Archive: Horatius Bonar

Mar 04

Horatius Bonar – The Cure for Unbelief

“And He said unto them, This kind can come forth by nothing, but by prayer and fasting.” Mark 9:29 My dear brethren, I do not come to address you after the manner of man’s wisdom, nor with words of human eloquence, but to speak to your souls of the things which concern your eternity; — …

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Feb 14

Horatius Bonar – Practical Religion

1. Words of Warning Woe unto the wicked! It shall be ill with him. — Isa. 3:11 To whom the mist of darkness is reserved forever. — 2 Pet. 2:17 Unconverted Sinner, thy state is sad, and thy misery is great! No tongue can tell how sad is that state — no soul can conceive …

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Jan 29

Horatius Bonar – Behold the Man

“Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree.” – 1 Peter 2:24 1. My soul, there is sin upon thee. Nay, it is not only upon thee, but in thee and about thee. It is a part of thyself. It does not merely grow upon thee, as the moss …

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Jan 20

Horatius Bonar – God’s Way of Holiness

1. The New Life It is to a new life that God is calling us; not to some new steps in life, some new habits or ways or motives or prospects, but to a new life. For the production of this new life the eternal Son of God took flesh, died, was buried, and rose …

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Jan 08

Horatius Bonar – The Ages to Come

THE AGES TO COME!” What are they to be to me? How long are they to last? We pass into the new year asking these questions; for our days move on with speed; our life is brief; its end is getting nearer; and we seem sometimes to get a glimpse of the burying-place where we …

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Nov 11

Horatius Bonar – Self-Denial Christianity

I know your works, and your labor, and your patience, and how you cannot bear those who are evil. And you have tried those who say they are apostles, and are not, and have found them liars. And have borne, and have patience, and for my name’s sake have labored, and have not fainted.” Revelation …

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Oct 20

Horatius Bonar – The Family Life: The Life of Faith

They live by faith. Thus they began and thus they are to end. “We walk by faith and not by sight.” Their whole life is a life of faith. Their daily actions are all of faith. This forms one of the main elements of their character. It marks them out as a peculiar people. None …

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Oct 03

Horatius Bonar – The Way Of Cain

“And Cain went out from the presence of the Lord.” – Genesis 4:16 “Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And why slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother’s righteous.” – I John 3:12 “Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way …

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Aug 15

Horatius Bonar – The World Passes Away

“This world in its present form is passing away!” 1 Corinthians 7:31 “The world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever!” 1 John 2:17 The things that are seen are temporal. Ours is a dying world, and here we have no continuing city. But …

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Aug 09

Horatius Bonar – Strong in Doctrine but Coldness Toward Christ

Selfishness, in reference to the things of Christ, obviously springs from coldness towards Christ Himself. A preference of self to Christ is its root and source. Anything, therefore, that tends to obscure or keep out of view the person of Christ must lead to selfishness. It may be the love of the world; it may …

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