Belief, Not Understanding
“Said I not unto thee, that, if thou wouldest believe, thou shouldest see the glory of God?” (John 11:40).
Mary and Martha could not understand what their Lord was doing. Both of them said to Him, “Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died.” […]
Trouble is a Messenger
“My Father is the husbandman” (John 15:1).
It is comforting to think of trouble, in whatever form it may come to, us, as a heavenly messenger, bringing us something from God. In its earthly aspect it may seem hurtful, even destructive; but in its spiritual out-working […]
Listening Hard for God
“Where there is no vision, the people perish” (Prov. 19 :18).
Waiting upon God is necessary in order to see Him, to have a vision of Him. The time element in vision is essential. Our hearts are like a sensitive photographer’s plate; and in order to […]
God in Everything
“It is the Lord: let him do what seemeth him good”. (1 Sam. 3:18)
See God in everything, and God will calm and color all that thou dost see!” It may be that the circumstances of our sorrows will not be removed, their condition will remain unchanged; […]
“Hide thyself by the brook Cherith” (1 Kings 17:3).
God’s servants must be taught the value of the hidden life. The man who is to take a high place before his fellows must take a low place before his God. We must not be surprised if sometimes our […]