Author Archives: Michelle

A Very Present Help – Streams in the Desert 01/23

“Why standest thou afar off, O Lord?” (Psalm 10:1.) God is “a very present help in trouble.” But He permits trouble to pursue us, as though He were indifferent to its overwhelming pressure, that we may be brought to the … Continue reading

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Be Patient My child! by Magdalene Klinksiek Jenkins

He has not answered my prayer yet Instead He gives me a song. He has not told me when help will come But He is with me all the day long. I asked – I cried – “O Lord do … Continue reading

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Be Not Weary by Frances Ridley Havergal

Yes! He knows the way is dreary, Knows the weakness of our frame, Knows that hand and heart are weary; He, ‘in all points,’ felt the same. He is near to help and bless; Be not weary, onward press.Look to … Continue reading

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Music and the Rest – Streams in the Desert 01/22

“Into a desert place apart” (Matt. 14:13). “There is no music in a rest, but there is the making of music in it.” In our whole lifemelody the music is broken off here and there by “rests,” and we foolishly … Continue reading

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At the Cross There’s Room! by Fanny Crosby

Mourner, wheresoever thou art, At the cross there’s room! Tell the burden of thy heart, At the cross there’s room! Tell it in thy Savior’s ear, Cast away thine every fear, Only speak, and He will hear; At the cross … Continue reading

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He Has Overcome the World – Streams in the Desert 01/21

“None of these things move me” (Acts20:24). We read in the book of Samuel that the moment that David was crowned at Hebron, “All the Philistines came up to seek David.” And the moment we get anything from the Lord … Continue reading

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Sorrow, God’s Plowshare – Streams in the Desert 01/20

“Sorrow is better than laughter; for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better” (Eccles. 7:3). When sorrow comes under the power of Divine grace, it works out a manifold ministry in our lives. Sorrow reveals unknown … Continue reading

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Arise, all souls, arise by Mary A. Lathbury

Arise, all souls, arise! The watch is past; A glory breaks above the cloud at last. There comes a rushing mighty wind again! The breath of God is still the life of men; The day ascending fills the waiting skies, … Continue reading

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Persistent Prayer – Streams in the Desert 01/19

“Men ought always to pray and not to faint” (Luke18:1). “Go to the ant.” Tammerlane used to relate to his friends an anecdote of his early life. “I once” he said, “was forced to take shelter from my enemies in … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for the Coming? by Ada Haberson

Are you ready for the coming of the Lord from Heav’n? Are you resting in the promise which to us is giv’n? Does your heart leap up with rapture as you know He’s near? Or do thoughts of His appearing … Continue reading

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