Dealing With the Past – Streams in the Desert 11/22

“Believe ye that I am able to do this?” (Matt. 9:28).
God deals with impossibilities. It is never too late for Him to do so, when the impossible is brought to Him, in full faith, by the one in whose… Continue reading

Leave It To God – Streams in the Desert 11/21

“Roll on Jehovah thy way.” Ps. 37:5
Whatever it is that presses thee, go tell the Father; put the whole matter over into His hand, and so shalt thou be freed from that dividing, perplexing care that the world is… Continue reading

How To Wait – Streams in the Desert 11/20

“Blessed is he that waiteth” (Dan. 12:12).
It may seem an easy thing to wait, but it is one of the postures which a Christian soldier learns not without years of teaching. Marching and quick-marching are much easier to God’s… Continue reading

Quicken Us – Streams in the Desert 11/19

“Thou, who hast showed us many and sore troubles, wilt quicken us again” (Ps. 71:20, RV).
God shows us the troubles. Sometimes, as this part of our education is being carried forward, we have to descend into “the lower parts… Continue reading

Don’t Be Offended – Streams in the Desert 11/18

“Blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me” (Luke 7:23).
It is sometimes very difficult not to be offended in Jesus Christ. The offences may be circumstantial. I find myself in a prison-house–a narrow sphere, a sick chamber,… Continue reading

Unanswered? – Streams in the Desert 11/17

“Hear what the unjust judge saith. And shall not God avenge his own elect which cry day and night unto him, though he bear long with them? I tell you that he will avenge them speedily” (Luke 18:6, 7).
God’s… Continue reading

Your Crown of Glory – Streams in the Desert 11/16

“They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb . . . and they loved not their lives unto the death” (Rev. 12:11).
When James and John came to Christ with their mother, asking Him to give them the best… Continue reading

Through Faith – Streams in the Desert 11/15

“Pressed out of measure” (2 Cor. 1:8).
“That the power of Christ may rest upon me” (2 Cor. 12:9).
God allowed the crisis to close around Jacob on the night when he bowed at Peniel in supplication, to bring him… Continue reading

Only Through Death – Streams in the Desert 11/14

“Except a grain of wheat fall into the ground and die, it remains a single grain, but if it dies away in the ground, the grain is freed to spring up in a plant bearing many grains” (John 12:24).
Go… Continue reading

He Knows Us – Streams in the Desert 11/13

“I know him, that he will command his children” (Gen. 18:19).
God wants people that He can depend upon. He could say of Abraham, “I know him, that he will command his children . . . that the Lord may… Continue reading

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful. — Colossians 3:15 (KJV)
  • “Maturity starts with the willingness to give oneself.” — Elisabeth Elliot (Let Me Be a Woman)
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