“Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.” Philippians 4:6 No anxiety ought to be found in a believer. Great, many and varied may be our trials, our afflictions, our difficulties, and yet there should be no anxiety under any [...]
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"Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ." Ephesians 5:20 "Let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually." Hebrews 13:15 Some people seem born with a sullen and feverish temper, and it is very difficult for them to brighten into smiles [...]
“…it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.” Psalm 100:3 Get right in your thinking about yourself; then think of yourself in your relationship to God. And the moment you do so, you will realize that you are utterly dependent upon [...]
" Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy beautiful garments..." Isaiah 52:1 Put on strength. We have not to purchase it, or generate it by prayers and resolutions, but simply to put it on. As we awake in the early morning hour and have to pass out into the arena [...]
“Yea, I will rejoice over them to do them good, and I will plant them in this land assuredly with my whole heart and with my whole soul.” Jeremiah 32:41 How heart-cheering to the believer is the delight which God has in His saints! We cannot see any reason in ourselves why the Lord should [...]
“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 [...]
“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 [...]