In The Heavenly Places
“But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ . . . and hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ […]
“All thy waves and thy billows are gone over me” (Ps. 42:7).
They are HIS billows, whether they go o’er us, Hiding His face in smothering spray and foam; Or smooth and sparkling, spread a path before us, And to our haven bear us safely home.
An Hour In The Garden
“He went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when evening was come, he was there alone” (Matt. 14:23).
The man Christ Jesus felt the need of perfect solitude–Himself alone, entirely by Himself, alone with Himself. We know how much intercourse with men draws […]
In His Name
“Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full” (John 16:24).
During the Civil War, a man had an only son who enlisted in the armies of the Union. The father was a banker and, although he […]
When God Says No
“There hath not failed one word of all his good promise” (1 Kings 8:56).
Some day we shall understand that God has a reason in every NO which He speaks through the slow movement of life. “Somehow God makes up to us.” How often, when His […]