April 5 His Agony And Our Fellowship

April 5 His Agony And Our Fellowship

“Then cometh Jesus with them unto a place called Gethsemane, and saith unto the disciples, tarry ye here, and watch with Me.” Matthew 26:36, 38

We can never fathom the agony in Gethsemane, but at least we need not misunderstand it. It is the agony of God […]

Morning, April 5

Morning, April 5

Scripture: “On him they laid the cross, that he might bear it after Jesus.”(Luke 23:26)

We see in Simon’s carrying the cross a picture of the work of the Church throughout all generations; she is the cross-bearer after Jesus. Mark then, Christian, Jesus does not suffer so as to exclude your […]

Faith’s Check Book, April 5

Not Forgotten

Scripture: “Thou art My servant: O Israel, thou shalt not be forgotten of Me”(Isaiah 44:21).

Our Jehovah cannot so forget His servants as to cease to love them. He chose them not for a time but forever. He knew what they would be when He called them into the divine family. […]

Evening, April 5

Evening, April 5

Scripture: “Before honour is humility.”(Proverbs 15:33)

Humiliation of soul always brings a positive blessing with it. If we empty our hearts of self God will fill them with his love. He who desires close communion with Christ should remember the word of the Lord, “To this man will I look, even […]

April 5 Mind The Checks

April 5

Mind The Checks

“And after the earthquake a fire; and after the fire a sound of gentle stillness” (1 Kings 19:12, RV margin.)

A soul, who made rapid progress in her understanding of the Lord, was once asked the secret of her easy advancement. She replied tersely, “Mind the checks.” […]