“We are troubled on every side” (2 Cor. 7:5).
Why should God have to lead us thus, and allow the pressure to be so hard and constant? Well, in the first place, it shows His all-sufficient strength and grace much… Continue reading
“We are made partaker of Christ, if we hold the beginning of our confidence steadfast unto the end” (Heb. 3:14).
It is the last step that wins; and there is no place in the pilgrim’s progress where so many dangers… Continue reading
“And the spirit cried, and rent him sore, and came out of him” (Mark 9:26).
Evil never surrenders its hold without a sore fight. We never pass into any spiritual inheritance through the delightful exercises of a picnic, but always… Continue reading
“Be ready in the morning, and come u …present thyself there to me in the top of the mount. And no man shall come up with thee” (Exod. 34:2-3).
The morning watch is essential. You must not face the day… Continue reading
“Consider the work of God: for who can make that straight, which he hath made crooked” (Eccles. 7:13).
Often God seems to place His children in positions of profound difficulty, leading them into a wedge from which there is no… Continue reading
“Let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually” (Heb. 13:15).
A city missionary, stumbling through the dirt of a dark entry, heard a voice say,
“Who’s there, Honey?” Striking a match, he caught a vision of earthly want… Continue reading