J.B. Stoney

Disappointment

Then all the elders of Israel gathered themselves together, and came to Samuel unto Ramah, and said unto him, Behold, thou art old, and thy sons walk not in thy ways; now make us a king to judge us like all the nations (1 Sam. 8:4,5). This is a great trying moment for Samuel, but one of great instruction for him, and for us through him. When the one who has known the blessing of dependence on God has been drawn aside into thinking and acting for himself, no grea...

The New Place

In Exodus and Joshua we find the two great parts of the work of Christ typified; the one, by the Red Sea; the other, by the Jordan. In one, we have Christ’s dying for us; and in the other, we have our dying with Him. Where does the crossing of Jordan bring us? Exodus 15:17 tells us. “Thou shalt bring them in, and plant them in the mountain of thine inheritance, the place that thou, Jehovah, hast made thy dwelling, the Sanctuary, Lord, that Thy hands hast prepared.” I...
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