The Brightest Colours – Streams in the Desert 10/01

“It is good for me that I have been afflicted” (Ps. 119:71).
It is a remarkable circumstance that the most brilliant colours of plants are to be seen on the highest mountains, in spots that are most exposed to the… Continue reading

Grow in His Strength – Streams in the Desert 09/30

“As an eagle stirreth up her nest, fluttereth over her young, spreadeth abroad her wings, taketh them, beareth them on her wings: so the Lord alone did lead him, and there was no strange God with him” (Deut. 32:11, 12).… Continue reading

Long Hours – Streams in the Desert 09/29

“I will give myself unto prayer” (Ps. 109:4).
We are often in a religious hurry in our devotions. How much time do we spend in them daily? Can it not be easily reckoned in minutes? Who ever knew an eminently… Continue reading

In Me – Streams in the Desert 09/28

“In me . . . peace” (John 16:33).
There is a vast difference between happiness and blessedness. Paul had imprisonments and pains, sacrifice and suffering up to the very limit; but in the midst of it all, he was blessed.… Continue reading

Members of His Body – Streams in the Desert 09/27

“I have found an atonement” (Job 33:24, margin).
Divine healing is just divine life. It is the headship of Christ over the body. It is the life of Christ in the frame. It is the union of our members with… Continue reading

Facts vs. Feelings – Streams in the Desert 09/26

“We walk by faith, not by appearance” (2 Cor. 5:7, RV).
By faith, not appearance; God never wants us to look at our feelings. Self may want us to; and Satan may want us to. But God wants us to… Continue reading

After The Frost – Streams in the Desert 09/25

“Why go I mourning?” (Psalm 42:9).
Canst thou answer this, believer? Canst thou find any reason why thou art so often mourning instead of rejoicing? Why yield to gloomy anticipations? Who told thee that the night would never end in… Continue reading

Service of Waiting – Streams in the Desert 09/24

“After they were come to Mysia, they assayed to go into Bithyma: but the Spirit suffered them not” (Acts 16:7).
What a strange prohibition! These men were going into Bithynia just to do Christ’s work, and the door is shut… Continue reading

Give Out The Blessing – Streams in the Desert 09/23

“He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his inner being shall flow rivers of living water” (John 7:38).
Some of us are shivering and wondering why the Holy Spirit does not fill us. We have… Continue reading

Faith is a Target – Streams in the Desert 09/22

“And the Lord said . . . Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat; but I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not” (Luke 22:31, 32).
Our faith is the centre of… Continue reading

Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you. — Matthew 5:11-12 (KJV)
  • “But God is the God of the waves and the billows, and they are still His when they come over us; and again and again we have proved that the overwhelming thing does not overwhelm. Once more by His interposition deliverance came. We were cast down, but not destroyed.” — Amy Carmichael
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