March 17: The Worker’s Ruling Passion

The Worker’s Ruling Passion “Wherefore we labour that . . we may be accepted of Him.” 2 Corinthians 5:9

“Wherefore we labour . . . .” It is arduous work to keep the master ambition in front. It means holding one’s self to the high ideal year in and year out, not being ambitious to […]

Morning, March 17

Morning, March 17

Scripture: “Remember the poor.”(Galatians 2:10)

Why does God allow so many of his children to be poor? He could make them all rich if he pleased; he could lay bags of gold at their doors; he could send them a large annual income; or he could scatter round their houses abundance […]

Faith’s Check Book, March 17

Fear to Fear

Scripture: “Be not afraid of their faces: for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the LORD”(Jeremiah 1:8).

Whenever fear comes in and makes us falter, we are in danger of falling into sin. Conceit is to be dreaded, but so is cowardice. “Dare to be a Daniel.” Our […]

Evening, March 17

Evening, March 17

Scripture: “Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.”(Matthew 5:9)

This is the seventh of the beatitudes: and seven was the number of perfection among the Hebrews. It may be that the Saviour placed the peacemaker the seventh upon the list because he most nearly approaches the […]

March 17 Carry Your Cross

March 17

Carry Your Cross

“Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me” (Mark 8:34).

The cross which my Lord bids me take up and carry may assume different shapes. I may have to content myself with a lowly and narrow sphere, when […]