Shall I Rouse Myself Up To This? Perfecting holiness in the fear of God.” 2 Corinthians 7:1
“Having therefore these promises.” I claim the fulfilment of God’s promises, and rightly, but that is only the human side; the Divine side is that through the promises I recognize God’s claim on me. For instance, am I […]
Morning, March 18
Scripture: “Ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.”(Galatians 3:26)
The fatherhood of God is common to all his children. Ah! Little-faith, you have often said, “Oh that I had the courage of Great-heart, that I could wield his sword and be as valiant as he! But, […]
Scripture: “The prayer of the upright is His delight”(Proverbs 15:8).
This is as good as a promise, for it declares a present fact, which will be the same throughout all ages. God takes great pleasure in the prayers of upright men; He even calls them His delight. Our first concern is […]
Evening, March 18
Scripture: “As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you.”(John 15:9)
As the Father loves the Son, in the same manner Jesus loves his people. What is that divine method? He loved him without beginning, and thus Jesus loves his members. “I have loved thee with an everlasting love.” You […]
Scent of The Rose
“Blow upon my garden that the spices may flow out” (S. of Sol. 4:16).
Some of the spices mentioned in this chapter are quite suggestive. The aloe was a bitter spice, and it tells of the sweetness of bitter things, the bitter-sweet, which has its own […]