Abandonment “Then Peter began to say unto Him, Lo, we have left all, and have followed Thee. . . .” Mark 10:28
Our Lord replies in effect, that abandonment is for Himself, and not for what the disciples themselves will get from it. Beware of an abandonment which has the commercial spirit in it – […]
Morning, March 12
Scripture: “Thou shalt love thy neighbour.”(Matthew 5:43)
“Love thy neighbour.” Perhaps he rolls in riches, and thou art poor, and living in thy little cot side-by-side with his lordly mansion; thou seest every day his estates, his fine linen, and his sumptuous banquets; God has given him these gifts, covet not […]
Going Out with Joy
Scripture: “And of Zebulun he said, Rejoice, Zebulun, in thy going out”(Deuteronomy 33:18).
The blessings of the tribes are ours; for we are the true Israel who worship God in the spirit and have no confidence in the flesh. Zebulun is to rejoice because Jehovah will bless his “going […]
Evening, March 12
Scripture: “To whom belongest thou?”(1 Samuel 30:13)
No neutralities can exist in religion. We are either ranked under the banner of Prince Immanuel, to serve and fight his battles, or we are vassals of the black prince, Satan. “To whom belongest thou?” Reader, let me assist you in your response. […]
“Not much earth” (Matt. 13:5).
Shallow! It would seem from the teaching of this parable that we have something to do with the soil. The fruitful seed fell into “good and honest hearts.” I suppose the shallow people are the soil without much earth–those who have no real purpose, […]