“These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.” John 15:11 The Christian owes it to the world to be supernaturally joyful. In this day of universal apprehension when men's hearts are failing them for fear of those things that are coming [...]
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“Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar!” Psalm 120:5 As a Christian you have to live in the midst of an ungodly world, and it is of little use for you to cry "Woe is me." Jesus did not pray that you should be taken out [...]
“And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the LORD hath said, and in the remnant whom the LORD shall call.” Joel 2:32 “God is no respecter of persons” (Acts 10:34). Yet [...]
“Now these be the last words of David. David the son of Jesse said, and the man who was raised up on high, the anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet psalmist of Israel, said,” 2 Samuel 23:1 Among all the saints whose lives are recorded in Holy Writ, David possesses an [...]
“So he fed them according to the integrity of his heart; and guided them by the skilfulness of his hands.” Psalm 78:72 When you are doubtful as to your course, submit your judgment absolutely to the Spirit of God, and ask Him to shut against you every door but the right one…Meanwhile keep on as [...]
"And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord, which he will shew to you to day:…” Exodus 14:13 These words contain God's command to the believer when he is reduced to great straits and brought into extraordinary difficulties. He cannot retreat; he cannot go forward; he [...]
“I will therefore that men pray every where, lifting up holy hands, without wrath and doubting.” 1 Timothy 2:8 There are conditions that govern the activity called prayer. One condition is that we are to lift up "holy hands." We are not now concerned about the question of posture in prayer, nor to indicate that [...]
“And therefore will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him.” Isaiah 30:18 We must not only think of our waiting upon God, [...]
“… Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.“ 2 Corinthians 13:11 As you seek the prosperity of this society, it is of vast importance that you should avoid contention. A contentious people will be a miserable people. The [...]
“…to them that are sanctified by God the Father,…” Jude 1 “…to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints,..”2 Corinthians 1:2 Mark the union of the Three Divine Persons in all their gracious acts. How unwisely do those believers talk who make preferences in the Persons of the Trinity; who think [...]
“Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul;…” Psalm 71:13 It was a gracious revelation to my human spirit when I discovered that the Word of God was actually on my side, operating in my behalf! I was reading Psalm 71 and I came to this amazing statement: "Thou hast [...]
“I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep.” John 10:11 A very wealthy family once invited all their friends to come to their home for a relaxed and informal reunion. The guest list was made up of people from all walks of life. Among the company that evening was [...]