Like the Cedars of Lebanon – Streams in the Desert 07/25

“What I do thou knowest not now, but thou shalt know hereafter” (John 13:7).
We have only a partial view here of God’s dealings, His half-completed, halfdeveloped plan; but all will stand out in fair and graceful proportions in the… Continue reading

Believe in Order to See – Streams in the Desert 07/24

“Then believed they his words; they sang his praise. They soon forgot his works; they waited not for his counsel; but lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert. And he gave them their request; but sent… Continue reading

We Need Minor Keys Too – Streams in the Desert 07/23

“Giving thanks always for all things unto God” (Eph. 5:20).
No matter what the source of the evil, if you are in God and surrounded by Him as by an atmosphere, all evil has to pass through Him before it… Continue reading

God is Waiting Upon Us – Streams in the Desert 07/22

“And therefore will the Lord wait, that he may be gracious unto you…blessed are all they that wait f or him” (Isa. 30:18).
We must not only think of our waiting upon God, but also of what is more wonderful… Continue reading

Degrees of Faith – Streams in the Desert 07/21

“Let me prove, I pray thee, but this once with the fleece” (Judges 6:39).
There are degrees to faith. At one stage of Christian experience we cannot believe unless we have some sign or some great manifestation of feeling. We… Continue reading

Our Helper in Prayer – Streams in the Desert 07/20

“Seeing then that we have a great high Priest, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession. Let us come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help
in… Continue reading

School of Suffering – Streams in the Desert 07/19

“The cup which my Father hath given me, shall I not drink it?” (John 18:11).
This was a greater thing to say and do than to calm the seas or raise the dead. Prophets and apostles could work wondrous miracles,… Continue reading

God is Looking – Streams in the Desert 07/18

“The eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to show himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him” (2 Chron. 16:9).
God is looking for a man, or woman, whose… Continue reading

God is Not Unobservant – Streams in the Desert 07/17

“I will be still, and I will behold in my dwelling place” (Isa. 18:4, RV).
Assyria was marching against Ethiopia, the people of which are described as tall and smooth. And as the armies advance, God makes no effort to… Continue reading

Whatever the Cost – Streams in the Desert 07/16

“‘Because thou hast done this thing, and hast not withheld thy son, thine only son…I will multiply thy seed as the stars of the heaven; because thou hast obeyed my voice” (Gen. 22:16-18).
And from that day to this, men… Continue reading

I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy commandments. — Psalm 119:60 (KJV)
  • “I live, therefore, as well as I can express it, out of myself and all other creatures, in union with God. It is thus that God, by His sanctifying grace, has become to me All in all…. I find God in everything which is, and in everything which comes to pass. The creature is nothing; God is ALL…” -Madame Guyon

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