Evening, August 9

Evening, August 9

Scripture: “He appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils.”(Mark 16:9)

Mary of Magdala was the victim of a fearful evil. She was possessed by not one devil only, but seven. These dreadful inmates caused much pain and pollution to the poor frame in which they had […]

August 9 Prayer In The Father’s Hearing

August 9 Prayer In The Father’s Hearing

“Father, I thank Thee that Thou hast heard Me.” John 11:41

When the Son of God prays, He has only one consciousness, and that consciousness is of His Father. God always hears the prayers of His Son, and if the Son of God is formed in me […]

Morning, August 9


“The city hath no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it.” Revelation 21:23

Yonder in the better world, the inhabitants are independent of all creature comforts. They have no need of raiment; their white robes never wear out, neither shall they ever be defiled. They need no medicine to […]

Faith’s Check Book, August 8

Pruning for Fruit-Bearing

Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit. (John 15:2)

This is a precious promise to one who lives for fruitfulness. At first it seems to wear a sharp aspect. Must the […]

August 9 Into the Deep

August 9 Into the Deep

“Launch out into the deep” (Luke 5:4).

How deep He does not say. The depth into which we launch will depend upon how perfectly we have given up the shore, and the greatness of our need, and the apprehension of our possibilities. The fish were to be found in the […]