“The way of the slothful man is as a hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous is made plain.”Proverbs 15:19 You must have noticed how frequently godly people almost wear out their Bibles in certain places. The Psalms, the Gospel of John and parts of the Epistles are favorite portions and are thumbed … Continue reading The Hedge of Thorns and the Plain Way.
"He that watereth shall be watered also himself."Proverbs 11:25 We are here taught the great lesson, that to get, we must give; that to accumulate, we must scatter; that to make ourselves happy, we must make others happy; and that in order to become spiritually vigorous, we must seek the spiritual good of others. In … Continue reading Thought for Today (Aug 21)
by Charles H. Spurgeon “O Lord, I have heard Your speech, and was afraid: O Lord, revive Your work in the midst of the years! In the midst of the years make it known; in wrath remember mercy.”Habakkuk 3:2 “O LORD, I have heard Your speech!” This is the language of reverent obedience and is … Continue reading A Message from GOD to His Church and People
"I in them."John 17:23 If such be the union which subsists between our souls and the person of our Lord, how deep and broad is the channel of our communion! This is no narrow pipe through which a thread-like stream may wind its way, it is a channel of amazing depth and breadth, along whose … Continue reading Thought for the Day (July 31)
"So foolish was I, and ignorant; I was as a beast before thee."Psalms 73:22 Remember this is the confession of the man after God's own heart; and in telling us his inner life, he writes, "So foolish was I, and ignorant." The word "foolish," here, means more than it signifies in ordinary language. David, in … Continue reading Thought for the Day (July 28)
"Giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge, etc."2 Peter 1:5, 6 If thou wouldest enjoy the eminent grace of the full assurance of faith, under the blessed Spirit's influence, and assistance, do what the Scripture tells thee, "Give diligence." Take care that thy faith is of the right kind-that it … Continue reading Thought for Today (July 26)
"They shall go hindmost with their standards."Numbers 2:31 The camp of Dan brought up the rear when the armies of Israel were on the march. The Danites occupied the hindmost place, but what mattered the position, since they were as truly part of the host as were the foremost tribes; they followed the same fiery … Continue reading Thought for Today (Jul 18)