R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 2:17

By Robert C. Chapman   “Until the day break, and the shadows flee away, turn, my Beloved, and be like a roe or a young hart upon the mountains of Bether”. (Song of Solomon 2:17)   Lord, You have brought me out of darkness into marvelous light! In Your light! Old things have passed away, [...]

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Christian Love 38: He Lived It

By Hugh Binning   That is the proper excellence and glory of it.  All arts and sciences have their principles, and common axioms of unquestioned authority.  All kinds of professions have some fundamental doctrines and points which are the character of them.  Christianity has its principles too.  And principles must be plain and undeniable; they must [...]

R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 2:16

By Robert C. Chapman   “My beloved is mine, and I am His: He feeds among the lilies.” (Song of Solomon 2:16)   How large your pasture, O my soul! Fair and pleasant! In Him all fullness dwells! Immanuel is the express image of the Father, the brightness of His glory: Jesus’ name, how excellent! [...]

Christian Love 37: Majesty of Meekness

By Hugh Binning   Having, then, such a Teacher and Master, sent to us from heaven, shouldn't we then glory in our Master?  But some may suppose, that he who came down from heaven, filled with all the riches and treasures of heavenly wisdom, should reveal in his school unto his disciples, all the mysteries [...]

R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 2:15

By R.C. Chapman   “Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines; for our vines have tender grapes.” (Song of Solomon 2:15) I am troubled and ashamed, as this warning strikes the ear, this precious warning voice of my Beloved! Alas! My neglected spirit, what has it not cost me! When I [...]

Christian Love 36: Learning Meekness

By Hugh Binning   Humility is the root of charity, and meekness the fruit of both.  There is no solid and pure ground of love to others, except that the worthlessness of self-love be first cast out of the soul; and when that excessive evil is cast out, then charity has a solid and deep foundation: “The [...]

R.C. Chapman’s S.O.S. 2:14

By R.C. Chapman   “O my dove, that is in the clefts of the rock, in the secret places of the stairs, let me see your countenance, let me hear your voice; for your voice is sweet, and your countenance is comely.” (Song of Solomon 2:14) Does it make you moan, O my soul, complaining, [...]

Christian Love 35: Love Covers Sins

By Hugh Binning   “Charity covers a multitude of sins,” (1st Peter 4:8) and therefore “above all things have fervent charity among yourselves,” he says.  What is above prayer and watching to the end, above carefulness? Indeed, in reference to fellowship with God, these are above all; but in relation to comfortable fellowship one with another [...]