Author-Robert Hawker

But God commendeth his love towards us

Posted by admin on August 27, 2018 at 11:03 am

“But God commendeth his love towards us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.”—Romans v. 8. It is a very blessed heightening of divine mercies, when we behold them as not only bestowed upon those that deserved them not, but upon those that deserved the reverse of them. It is not [...]

And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not

Posted by admin on April 9, 2018 at 7:04 am

“And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them.”—Isa. xlii. 16. Never, surely, was there a promise of [...]

THE KING HATH BROUGHT ME

Posted by admin on November 28, 2017 at 8:54 am

THE KING HATH BROUGHT ME Song 1:4 “The king hath brought me into his chambers.”–Song i. 4. Yes, he who is King of nations, King of saints, is my God and King also; for he hath an universal empire, being one with the Father over all, blessed for ever. Amen. To him I bow the [...]

“I am my beloved’s, and his desire is towards me.”—Song vii. 10.

Posted by admin on March 29, 2014 at 11:03 am

“I am my beloved’s, and his desire is towards me.”—Song vii. 10. Yes, dearest Jesus! I am truly thine, by every tie which can make me thine. I am thine by the gift of GOD the FATHER; by thine own betrothing me to thyself; by the HOLY GHOST anointing me in thee, and making me [...]

BE OF ONE MIND

Posted by admin on March 22, 2014 at 10:01 am

BE OF ONE MIND Where there is a oneness of heart and affection between Jesus and the soul, if what He loves we love, and what He hates we hate, if His Father be our Father, and His people our people, this sameness of mind will carry with it a sameness of affection and we [...]

“Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as the honey-comb.” – Song iv. II.

Posted by admin on October 5, 2013 at 8:41 am

“Thy lips, O my spouse, drop as the honey-comb.” – Song iv. II. While Jesus is so precious to his people, that they seek him in every thing that is lovely, and indeed can discover nothing to be lovely until they have found Jesus in it, what an endearment is it to the soul of [...]

DIVINE TREASURES

Posted by admin on July 28, 2012 at 11:48 am

DIVINE TREASURES “How precious also are Your thoughts unto me, O God!” And they shall be Mine, says the Lord of hosts, in that day when I make up My jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spares his own son that serves him. Malachi 3:17 The preceding context tells us of “a [...]

SPIKENARD

Posted by admin on July 21, 2012 at 8:58 am

SPIKENARD So called from Narred or Nard. We meet with this word not very frequently in Scripture. The spouse in the Canticles speaks of it. (Song i. 14.)–And the woman who anointed the head of Jesus before his sufferings, is said to have done it with the ointment of spikenard. (Mark xiv. 3.) Certainly in [...]

Oh! The sweet thought to my soul:

Posted by admin on July 3, 2012 at 1:05 am

Oh! The sweet thought to my soul: under all the condemnation of the law, and the curses due to the breaches of it; Jesus is the Mediator, and the Fulfiller of the law, and the complete righteousness of his people. Be thou, my honored Lord, the glorious Head, and Husband, of thy whole family. Thou [...]

“The king hath brought me into his chambers.”—Song 1: 4.

Posted by admin on February 8, 2012 at 5:13 am

“The king hath brought me into his chambers.”—Song 1: 4. Yes, he who is King of nations, King of saints, is my God and King also; for he hath an universal empire, being one with the Father over all, blessed for ever. Amen. To him I bow the knee, and humbly and gratefully desire to [...]