The road by which the Spirit leads God's children!

Survey the idols which you are called upon to worship!

Thank God for hiding the future!

The one game most universally played!

On our learning this lesson depends our comforting walk heavenward

Tom Thumbs in grace!

My needs—His resources!

A rich man and a beggar!

Strewing flowers on a dead corpse!

The difference between the godly and the ungodly

The star of the show!

Poor, miserable, paltry works of a polluted worm!

Some beloved idol?

I am my Beloved's—and my Beloved is mine!

We fritter away days, weeks, months!

Are we to fritter away our brief hour on life's stage?

If you were to meet yourself on the street some morning

The true recipe for miserable existence!

True patriotism!

What would you ask for?

The worst part of you!

If my pocket was full of stones!

The trifles which God gives

And scarcely anyone appears to care!

David's experience!

Much of the service of some so-called Christians

Satan's workshop!

Sin is their mother—and these are her hateful progeny!

The believers' graces

The two trees!

He died—and where then?

Actions, words, desires

The dregs of old age!

What a bubble is human honor, and what a toy is human joy!

They would pass by these glittering unrealities


Christian liberty

The Lord's people, instead of amusing themselves with politics

My politics!

This is the doctrine that we preach!

Like a passing scene in a drama!

Throw the creature down in the dust!

So much time thrown away on these elegant trifles!

Make-believe religion!

God has three axes!

Rules for Self Knowledge

The man who never laughs

These are the idols of the heart!

Constant multiplication of corrupted copies

Two things always go together in the experience of a genuine believer

My object and aim!

The power of habit

When the bird of thought was let go!

Three inscriptions!

What can't be cured—should be endured!

Why is it?

My aim and object!

In a few years

If I was qualified to search out the best Christian in the kingdom

The fool's bauble, the fool's fiddle!

You never heard an Arminian prayer!

The only true reformer of mankind!

The absolute necessity of experimental religion!

Where is Christ in your theological system?

My child, which will you have?

A time to laugh!

Pay attention and listen to the sayings of the wise—apply your heart to what I teach

The idol of our day!

It was a serpent, not a Savior—which Eve pressed to her joyful bosom!

It may be turned to good account—or it may be wasted, or misspent!

The universal principle!

The flowers in the Lord's garden are not all precisely alike

Strong medicine has become needful for the nation!

Their greatest obstacle in the way of spiritual growth and transformed character

Head, hand, heart, lip, and life!

A curious meditation

Such will be their sense of justice!

How, then, shall I spend this short life?

A black hellish brand plucked from the burning!

John Newton's tombstone

What is most needed today

The believer's lesson book!

A heathenish habit

Life quickly glides away!

How much time is wasted!

We need to be on our guard against Solomonian religion!

If I had a little bucket of water

Running here and there like ants on an anthill!

Do not trifle with God!

Absalom's Monument!


These are tailor-made for the flesh!

A whore's forehead

A sermon that will make the devils in Hell laugh, and the angels of God weep!

If religious books are not widely circulated among the masses in this country

Sitting at the leper's table!

When the bird of thought was let go!

I take my good works and my bad works!

I am chained to a dead body!

Chance is a base heathenish idea!

The city was full of idols!

Above all, wait at the cross-foot!

Let us abhor the very idea of play-acting and mask-wearing in our Christianity!

How many vile weeds grow there!

Three words to ponder!

What a volume Mr. Recorder Conscience has written already!

Grow OLD sweetly and beautifully

Lopsided religion

A subtle leaven which the heart is always ready to receive!

Lord, stamp eternity on my eyeballs!

When God wants to judge a nation!

Did you ever see my picture?

The acorns with which God feeds swine!

We are no better than they

It is not a Sunday religion, but a week-day lifestyle!

Two filthy rooms!

It will be a great benefit to us in every way, to learn this lesson

How much better is it to get wisdom than gold!

Worse than sodomy!

We are all going, going, going!

Convicted and condemned, with the rope around his neck!

Pilfering of another's time

There are sublime and magnificent scenes of unparalleled grandeur before us!

Upon that short time, eternity depends!

No book is really worth reading

True religion

He was saint as well as scholar!

He would save you from disappointment, sorrow and woe!

The memory

The Christian and the Theater


The happiest Christians

Not the doll nor the rattle

Therefore I will flee to my one Refuge!

Think about such things!

Come, friend, you too are getting old!

He gives His beloved sleep!

The dark dungeon of ignorance!

It will make you doubly happy, even in this life!

The language of the bottomless pit!

Strangers and pilgrims!

The whole apparatus of religion

Ceaseless warfare!

The true secret of spiritual prosperity!

Other men's sins!

Religious superstitions!

Take a stick, and beat every blind man he met!

We should be content with His daily allowance!

A diligent pupil in the College of Contentment

Two men look at the same scene:

The Drunkard's Will

This so riled them!

The time is short!

The sin of sacrilege!

A flower that only grows in the garden of eternity!

What is puny man in the presence of the Infinite God?

He was a constant thorn in their sides!

"Who can show us any good?"

Our life is a bubble!

I am chained to the chariot of rolling time!

A bubble, a shadow, a dream!

Did you ever hear the dream of Gutenberg?

Do not forget all His benefits!

The panacea for the world's evils

Finding happiness in a miserable world

A noble indifference

The most wicked man, the most consummate hypocrite I ever knew!

Instead of lodging the lion and the leopard and the wolf!

When we eat an apple

One of the best jewels we have!

Heaven has become a trifle to you, Hell is almost a jest, eternity an empty notion, and death but a bugbear!

The Gospel crucible!

Morality without Christ

Lord, how can we know the way?

Mirror and fountain

It is the blood of Jesus, applied by the Spirit

Whenever we find ourselves irritated, discomposed, fretful, impatient, or wretched!

Followed by the sublime realities of eternity!

I am fast borne along the stream of time!

Woe be to all the Philistines!

The religion of sinners!

It is in life's common experiences

The book of life

Hell's greatest enrichers!

This little inch of time!

Lawful recreations

An old countryman once gave me some good advice which I have never forgotten!

Let but the trough be full—and the swine are happy!


Rich in meditation—rich in grace!

We are unworthy—but You are worthy!

Three books

Righteousness exalts a nation

A misspent life

A natural religiosity

Should it be according to your mind?

Christians and Politics

How is it that we strive so hard to build our nest here?

A remedy for everything

What makes the children of God so strange?

The first, foremost, chief and principal things in Christianity!

The great business of a Christian's life!

Rules for Self-Knowledge

A diamond with a flaw—is better than a pebble without one!

The King's Chambers!

The Christian's dress all the week

Beautiful bubbles!

Who cares for pebbles—when jewels glitter before him?

We waste far too much of our time upon trifles!

Even your own relatives think you are almost insane

They hope that they shall not have two Hells!

A snake, a monkey, an onion, a bit of rag

Literature, science, politics, commerce, and the arts

A fool finds pleasure in evil conduct!

A life once spent, is irrevocable

My feeble hand lies in His; His omnipotent hand is clasped round mine!

The common wearisome pursuit of the worldling

That hideous idol SELF in his little shrine

His children began to hiss!

Although they should spend every penny!

A religion that satisfies thousands

Mere toys and baubles

Last week we had a lion in town!

Strange that a harp of thousand strings, should keep in tune so long!

God's hatred of sin!

Without wealth, without learning, without friends!

Snatched out of the very jaws of the devil!


Who can tell the misery that unbelief has brought on the world!

The first Christians

O, give thanks to the Lord!

Weaned from feeding on husks and ashes

Why are we so apt to be captivated with the gewgaws of the world?

He has some secret source of happiness

The rich man and Lazarus

I would refer it back to Him again!

A religious animal

If God had left me alone


The sweetest and the loudest note in our songs of praise should be . . .

One of the remarkable things about growth in grace

And yet upon this short time!

Creature comforts

A dead dog sinner!

Sick of SIN, sick of SELF, sick of the WORLD

Christian Recreation and Unchristian Amusement

Canaanitish idols and heathenish abominations

A spiritual instinct!


The bulk of my congregation were burglars, highway robbers, pickpockets, and poor unhappy prostitutes!

Never have I been so sensible

The epithet employed to designate the character of God's people

The things which men despise

Old fossils unsuited to the present times!

What are all the gilded toys of time?

Herod's birthday ball

What stupid blockheads!

Riches, honors, and comforts

The boy who had died!

One year nearer to Heaven—or nearer to Hell!

But why should I be unhappy?

Only a broken heart!

Riches and Poverty!

Happiness lies in the heart, rather than in the purse!

You have not passed this way before!

The Lord hears your grumblings which you grumble against Him!

My New Testament Joseph

A human religion

Give Me your heart

Is that all?

Hate Jesus!

Having nothing—yet possessing all things

The 'stream of time', with all the trifles that float on it

O what a way of learning religion!

The largest slice of the well-sugared cake

A mere cloak which covered a heart full of unclean lusts!

He writes my sins on the sand!

Whoever complains of seasons and weather!

There is nothing here, but a bit of glass

Does God hear when we grumble about the weather?

Doctrines that relate to common life

Every-day mercies!

It is a fact of life!

Paul's wise theory of life

False religion

There are more lies told at funerals!

The sin of killing time

I have been crawling many years on the road to Zion

The last day of the year!

Oh, do not waste life!

If we had God's power!

The seeds of every sin are latent in our hearts!

Three things which he dared not think of!

He preached only a few months!

Does Islam Inevitably Lead to Violence?


Forty Scripture Directions

The transcendent excellency divine wisdom


Toys and playthings of the religious babyhouse

It is a broken-backed snake!

A bad word!

My desire is . . .

The cry of weary, care worn humanity

Moving shadows!

Job's religion

One of the best tests of growth in grace

Nothing but a huge clod of dust

Coming up from the wilderness

Harder to tame than wild beasts!

Those poor stupid people!

How would you judge the lawfulness or unlawfulness of any pleasure?

"God bless us."

The deeper the work of grace

Giving thanks always and for everything!

Vile thieves!

The Power of Habit!


To eat to the glory of God

A shelf in your head

One throw of the dice and the great game of life is lost!

Let my life be filled, packed and crammed!

The first drunkard!

Set your minds on things above!

A religious man?

Ah! the heart was wrong, and therefore everything was wrong!

What a contrast!

December 31, 1855

 And will you murmur?

I needed no monkish rules then

Piety and morality

Thanksgiving is never out of season!

In everything give thanks!

A New Year's Resolution!

The greatest plagues of mankind!

Cracked cisterns!

O for a thankful heart!

Thirst again?

The sands of life are quickly running out!

We reason ourselves into all kinds of folly and misery

It was not sects, or creeds, or doctrines, or churches, or ecclesiastical organizations!


There are three things that earthly riches can never do!

Opinions? Theology? Religion?

I remember two things

Reader, are you taught of God?

Empty bubbles!

The religion which I want

The foulest filth under the cleanest cloak

A brilliant folly!

Solving the great problem of fretful,
careworn, restless, suffering humanity

Whatever we have over-loved

Such hopes are highly pleasing to the devil!

A fictitious god

The sacred ointment!

The lever which has turned the world upside down!


Unworthy of an idiot

A most difficult science

The glittering toys of life!

A holy man!

Romantic dreams of pleasure and earthly joy

The empty, oilless, flameless lamp

The theater

This rocking-horse type of spiritual life

It is better to be deaf!

The study of prophecy


A bad book is a big thief!

The greatest problem we face as a nation is . . .

The wisest arithmetic!

A far-off Hell is the dread of no man!

A canary and a goldfish!

Deeply and painfully saddening

There is no darker sin than ingratitude!

Human guidance

The pig

The Utilitarian Christ!

Selfish Religion

Christians don't tell lies


The slanderer! The backbiter!

Bubbles on life's ocean

The great clock of eternity has only just begun to tick!

Either God or they must change!

Avoid the world's religion!

Books and magazines

At last to cheat the devil!

I hate buttermilk!

She had often been cautioned against sliding down by the rail!

The consummate April Fool!

They are not too young to go to hell

Experimental conformity to the image of Christ

The Christliest life

Do not forget!

Life's hours

Our own amusement

Greek, Latin, and Hebrew!

Separation from the world's religion

This is just the difference between the Christian and the worldling

What is the best remedy against the fear of man?

Sentenced to Hell by this one Scripture!

Nothing more quickly or truly indicates an irreverent and undevout mind!

The flaming scimitar of the Sultan

Let this little sentence be continually before the eyes of our minds!

Seeing that we deserve nothing—we should be content with, and thankful for anything!


Puckered sewing

The fountain of holy living!

Timeless Principles for Fruitful Christian Living

I shall forget all the toils of my journey!


Holy ground!

Damned by being self-righteous

The Jewelry of the Bible!

Pilgrims and strangers

The silly fish

Living upon Christ!

It is unwise to try to carry next week's burdens today

This is the last evening of the year!

These fugitive, transitory things

The devil's holiday dress to deceive men's souls

The hope of the hypocrite

Solemn and heart searching questions!

And what is his religion but vanity

The religious world


Trivial pursuits!

A history of fools

The tyrant of the soul!

The world's religion

The only effectual means for reforming mankind

Let me see your tongue!

Fear of God—or man?

I may express all my complaints in one short sentence

Mr. Cox's Museum

For every look at self

A rare plant

Everything you had struggled to gain

True spiritual life!

This age of shams!

Please quit acting spiritual!

The best way to spend your leisure time

Brethren, we have two faults

Honey out of the Rock

My last words shall be

Could you grasp the world like an orange

Oh! what earthly honors can be compared to these!

I will not be so covetous as to hope for two Heavens!

Whatever opinion men may hold concerning the principles of Christ

David Dickson

If My people

What man needs

Our secrets sins!

Two books

The voyage of life!

Moral and spiritual parasites!

Morality will keep you out of jail

Many unruly and vain talkers

Christian recreation

Christian recreation

Who were these 144,000?

The white devil

Who would have imagined!


My creed


Unwholesome talk

The happy secret of retaining our mercies!

The Devil's Delusion

Touched by an Angel, or a Devil?

My only causes of complaint

Wilt Thou pursue Thy worm to death


The Hell Fire Club

To attempt to murder this infant, is Deicide!

The greatest religious deception this world has ever known!

Christian Terrorism

Samson's riddle unriddled!

A comfortable nest for us!

Is it well with you?

Levity of spirit

Selfish Religion

The world's theology

Richard Baxter's Guide To The Value Of A Book

The sum of my complaints amounts to this!

Are you serious!?

Oramuzes' happiness egg!

More than a Calvinist

Like a rock!

A system of religious pauperism

The 'play room' of the soul

Which is the best apple tree in the garden?

Oh what a glorious God is ours!

A bubble that rises, and shines, and bursts!

Small progress in holiness


Wonderful are the effects when a crucified, glorious Savior is presented

Unbelief is not simply an infirmity of fallen human nature

The Almighty paid no attention to him, of course

Be thankful in all circumstances!



The prayer of Agur

A Star!

In wondrous contrast—and yet with consistent harmony!

Worry—or preparation

The secret of Spurgeon's preaching...


I would not make my ear into a common sewer, for all the wealth in the world!

Man's greatest happiness!

O for a thankful heart!

Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift!

Some have already split upon the rocks of Atheism!

Mohammed may conquer by the sword!

A certain woman once called upon her clergyman to tell him how distressed her mind was

Can Hollywood and Holiness co-exist?

Profession and Hypocrisy

No sin can be little!

The Palm Tree

Some things to meditate on daily

Are the Sabbath laws binding on Christians today?

Our beliefs

The Passion of Christ movie

Ten Technological Traps!



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