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August 16 Does He Know Me?

August 16 Does He Know Me?

“He calleth . . . by name.” John 10:3

When I have sadly misunderstood Him? (John 10:17.) It is possible to know all about doctrine and yet not know Jesus. The soul is in danger when knowledge of doctrine outsteps intimate touch with Jesus. Why was Mary weeping? Doctrine […]

Evening, August 16

Evening, August 16

Scripture: “Ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit.”(Romans 8:23)

Present possession is declared. At this present moment we have the first fruits of the Spirit. We have repentance, that gem of the first water; faith, that priceless pearl; hope, the heavenly emerald; and love, the glorious ruby. We are already […]

Morning, August 16

Morning

“Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his name.” Psalm 29:2

God’s glory is the result of his nature and acts. He is glorious in his character, for there is such a store of everything that is holy, and good, and lovely in God, that he must be glorious. The actions which flow […]

Faith’s Check Book, August 16

Uncover and Confess Sin

He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy. (Proverbs 28:13)

Here is the way of mercy for a guilty and repenting sinner. He must cease from the habit of covering sin. This is attempted by falsehood, which denies sin; by hypocrisy, […]

August 16 Be Sure of His Promises

August 16 Be Sure of His Promises

“Do as thou hast said, that thy name may be magnified forever” (1 Chron. 17:23-24).

This is a most blessed phase of true prayer. Many a time we ask for things which are not absolutely promised. We are not sure therefore until we have persevered for some time […]