Category Archives: The Royal Bounty

Thirty-First Day – Royal Bounty – by Francis R. Havergal

The Fame-Excelling Reality ‘Thou exceedest the fame that I heard.’—2 Chron. ix. 6. THOU! Lord Jesus ! for whom have I in heaven but Thee? and there is none upon earth that I desire beside Thee.1 Thou! who hast loved … Continue reading

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Thirtieth Day – Royal Bounty – by Francis R. Havergal

The Perpetual Presence ‘Lo, I am with you alway.’—Matt, xxviii. 20. SOME of us think and say a good deal about ‘a sense of His presence;’ sometimes rejoicing in it, sometimes going mourning all the day long because we have … Continue reading

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Twenty-Ninth Day – Royal Bounty – by Francis R. Havergal

The Earnests of More and More ‘He hath given you the former rain moderately, and He will cause to come down for you the rain, the former rain, and the latter rain in the first month.’—Joel ii. 23. GOD keeps … Continue reading

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Twenty-Eighth Day – Royal Bounty – by Francis R. Havergal

The Bright Side of Growing Older ‘And thine age shall be clearer than the noonday; thou shalt shine forth, thou shalt be as the morning.’—Job xi. 17. I SUPPOSE nobody ever did naturally like the idea of getting older, after they … Continue reading

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Twenty-Seventh Day – Royal Bounty – by Francis R. Havergal

Midnight Rememberings ‘When I remember Thee upon my bed.’—Ps. lxiii. 6. MEMORY is never’so busy as in the quiet time while we are waiting for sleep; and never, perhaps, are we more tempted to useless recollections and idle reveries than … Continue reading

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Twenty-Sixth Day – Royal Bounty – by Francis R. Havergal

Wakeful Hours ‘Thou holdest mine eyes waking.’—Ps. Ixxvii. 4. IF we could always say, night after night, ‘I will both lay me down in peace and sleep,” receiving in full measure the Lord’s quiet gift to His beloved, we should … Continue reading

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Twenty-Fifth Day – Royal Bounty – Francis R. Havergal

Vindication ‘And they shall know.’—Ezek. vi. 10; xxxvi. 38, etc. ‘IF they only knew!’ How often we say or think A this when ‘they ‘ misunderstand and misjudge a person, a position, or an action, just because £ they’ do … Continue reading

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Twenty-Fourth Day – Royal Bounty – by Francis R. Havergal

The Garnering of the Least Grain ‘I will sift the house of Israel among all nations, like as corn is sifted in a sieve, yet shall not the least grain fall upon the earth.’— Amos ix. 9. THERE is double … Continue reading

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Twenty-Third Day – Royal Bounty – Francis R. Havergal

The Proof of His Purpose ‘No man can come unto me, except it were given him of my Father.’—John vi. 65. PERHAPS we have hardly counted this as any part of the royal comfort of our King. And yet it … Continue reading

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Twenty-Second Day – Royal Bounty – by Francis R. Havergal

Thou Understandest ‘Thou understandest my thought.’—Ps. cxxxix. 2. WHO does not know what it is to be misunderstood? Perhaps no one ever is always and perfectly understood, because so few Christians are like their Master in having the spirit of … Continue reading

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