Drawing Near to God
Scripture: “Draw nigh to God, and He will draw nigh to you”(James 4:8).
The nearer we come to God, the more graciously will He reveal Himself to us. When the prodigal comes to his father, his father runs to meet him. When the wandering dove returns to the ark, […]
The Care of the Poor
Scripture: “The LORD will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing”(Psalm 41:3).
Remember that this is a promise to the man who considers the poor. Are you one of these? Then take home the text.
See how in the hour of sickness the God of the poor […]
Scripture: “When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet”(Proverbs 3:24).
Is the reader likely to be confined for a while to the bed by sickness! Let him go upstairs without distress with this promise upon his heart “When thou […]
Established and Kept
Scripture: “But the LORD is faithful, who shall stablish you, and keep you from evil”(2 Thessalonians 3:3).
Men are often as devoid of reason as of faith. There are with us still “unreasonable and wicked men.” There is no use in arguing with them or trying to be at peace […]
A Sure Guide
Scripture: “I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not”(Isaiah 42:16).
Think of the infinitely glorious Jehovah acting as a Guide to the blind! What boundless condescension does this imply! A blind man cannot find a way which he does not know. Even when he knows the […]