Shaped Stones – Streams in the Desert 09/01

“I will lay thy stones with fair colours” (Isa. 54:11).
The stones from the wall said, “We come from the mountains far away, from the sides of the craggy hills. Fire and water have worked on us for ages, but… Continue reading

The End Of Our Strength – Streams in the Desert 08/31

“Blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed” (John 20:29).
How strong is the snare of the things that are seen, and how necessary for God to keep us in the things that axe unseen! If Peter… Continue reading

Deep Faith – Streams in the Desert 08/30

“They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters; these see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep” (Ps. 107:23, 24).
He is but an apprentice and no master in… Continue reading

The Lightest Cross – Streams in the Desert 08/29

“And he went out carrying his own cross” (John 19:17).
There is a poem called “The Changed Cross.” It represents a weary one who thought that her cross was surely heavier than those of others whom she saw about her,… Continue reading

Being Proven – Streams in the Desert 08/28

“There he proved them” (Exod. 15:25).
I stood once in the test room of a great steel mill. All around me were little partitions and compartments. Steel had been tested to the limit, and marked with figures that showed its… Continue reading

Isolation – Streams in the Desert 08/27

“And he took him aside from the multitude” (Mark 7:33).
Paul not only stood the tests in Christian activity, but in the solitude of captivity. You may stand the strain of the most intense labour, coupled with severe suffering, and… Continue reading

Nothing Satisfies – Streams in the Desert 08/26

“It is not in me” (Job 28:14).
I remember a summer in which I said, “It is the ocean I need,” and I went to the ocean; but it seemed to say, “It is not in me!” The ocean did… Continue reading

Mary Was Wounded by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 08/26/11

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: Eight days after giving birth to Jesus, Mary was told, “A sword will pierce your own soul.” She wouldn’t fully understand those words until thirty-three years later. When Mary watched as Jesus was crucified, her soul… Continue reading

Shut Up To Faith – Streams in the Desert 08/25

“Shut up to faith” (Gal. 3:23).
God, in olden time suffered man to be kept in ward by the law that he might learn the more excellent way of faith. For by the law he would see God’s holy standard… Continue reading

Grow in the Gloom – Streams in the Desert 08/24

“I have all, and abound” (Phil. 4:18).
In one of my garden books there is a chapter with a very interesting heading, “Flowers that Grow in the Gloom.” It deals with those patches in a garden which never catch the… Continue reading

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. — Proverbs 22:6 (KJV)
  • “What is the secret to great living? Entire separation to Christ and devotion to Him. Thus speaks every man and woman whose life has made more than a passing flicker in the spiritual realm. It is the life that has no time for trifling that counts.”~Amy Carmichael

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