Consolation: Discourses to the Suffering Children of God by James Alexander

The whole of Divine Truth may be regarded as a comfort to Christian disciples… We help the disheartened by… setting before his mind those great everlasting truths, the acceptation of which lays the basis for joy and peace. - From the Preface"

Level of Difficulty: Primer: No prior subject matter knowledge needed.


  • About the Lutheran Library
  • Titlepage
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • 1 God’s Everlasting Mercy a Source of Consolation
  • 2 The Providence of God a Ground of Consolation
  • 3 The Same Subject in its Application to the Whole Path of Life
  • 4 The Omnipotence of God a Ground of Enlarged Christian Expectation
  • 5 The Goodness of God a Refuge in time of Trouble
  • 6 The Soul Sustained by Hope rising to Assurance
  • 7 Rest in God
  • 8 Christian Joy expelling the Distresses of the Soul
  • 9 Consolation Derived from the Uses of Chastisement
  • 10 The Holy Submission of Christ’s Will considered as a Source of Consolation
  • 11 Consolation from God’s Promise Never to Forsake
  • 12 The Believer Sustained by the Strength of Christ
  • 13 The Compassion of Christ to the Weak, the Sorrowing, and the Sinful
  • 14 Consolation Under the Judgments of Men
  • 15 Consolation derived from a Review of Christian Martydom
  • 16 The Aged Believer consoled by God’s Promise
  • 17 Consolation in regard to the Saints Departed
  • 18 All Consolation traced up to its Divine Source

Publication Information

  • Lutheran Library edition first published: 2024
  • Copyright: CC BY 4.0