March 5th. Is He Really Lord?
“. . . so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus.” Acts 20:24
Joy means the perfect fulfilment of that for which I was created and regenerated, not the successful doing of a thing. The joy Our […]
Morning, March 5
Scripture: “Let us not sleep, as do others.”(1 Thessalonians 5:6)
There are many ways of promoting Christian wakefulness. Among the rest, let me strongly advise Christians to converse together concerning the ways of the Lord. Christian and Hopeful, as they journeyed towards the Celestial City, said to themselves, “To prevent drowsiness […]
Scripture: “He blesseth the habitation of the just”(Proverbs 3:33).
He fears the LORD, and therefore he comes under the divine protection even as to the roof which covers himself and his family. His home is an abode of love, a school of holy training, and a place of heavenly light. In […]
Evening, March 5
Scripture: “Say unto my soul, I am thy salvation.”(Psalm 35:3)
What does this sweet prayer teach me? It shall be my evening’s petition; but first let it yield me an instructive meditation. The text informs me first of all that David had his doubts; for why should he pray, “Say […]
Fashioned In The Fire
“Unto you it is given . . .to suffer” (Phil. 1:29).
God keeps a costly school. Many of its lessons are spelled out through tears. Richard Baxter said, “O God, I thank Thee for a bodily discipline of eight and fifty years”; and he is not the […]