Category Archives: Royal Commandments

Thirty-First Day – Royal Commandments – Francis R. Havergal

The Great Reward ‘In keeping of them there is great reward.’—Ps. xix. II. NOT, * Because I keep them I shall have a great reward;’ but ‘In keeping of them there is great reward.’ God Himself wants us to keep … Continue reading

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Thirtieth Day – Royal Commandments – by Francis R. Havergal

His Last Commandment ‘This do in remembrance of me.’—Luke xxii. 19. HIS last commandment! Do we not desire to obey it in its very fullest meaning, to do exactly what He meant us to do, and all that He meant … Continue reading

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

What the Will of the Lord Is ‘Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.’—Eph. v. 17. ARE we not apt to connect the thoughts of God’s will with efforts to submit to what … Continue reading

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

Seeking to Excel ‘Seek that ye may excel.’—I Cor. xiv. 12. AN almost startling command; yet it is addressed to ‘all that in every place call upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord,” therefore unmistakably to ourselves. Very likely … Continue reading

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

Strengthening Hands ‘Strengthen ye the weak hands, and confirm the feeble knees.’—Isa. xxxv. 3. ‘T_TE that is not with Me is against Me: and he -ti- that gathereth not with Me scattereth.’1 So it is not enough merely not to … Continue reading

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

Hindering ‘Lest we should hinder the gospel of Christ.’—I Cor. ix. 12. MANY an active and willing helper in the Church is too often an unconscious hinderer of the gospel. Let us each try to find out how we may … Continue reading

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Twenty-Fifth Day – Royal Commandments – by Francis R. Havergal

Evil Speaking ‘Speak not evil one of another, brethren.’—Jas. iv. II. ONE of the most difficult of ‘His commandments,’2 and yet one which is in a peculiar degree ‘for our good’ and personal happiness, as well as for those around … Continue reading

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

Telling of the Hand of God ‘Then I told them of . . . the king’s words that he had spoken unto me. And they said, Let us rise up and build. So they strengthened their hands for this good … Continue reading

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Twenty-Third Day – Royal Commandments – by Francis R. Havergal

Telling of the Hand of God ‘Then I told them of the hand of my God which was good upon me; as also the king’s words that he had spoken unto me. And they said, Let us rise up and … Continue reading

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

Beholding and Declaring ‘Son of man, behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears, and set thine heart upon all that I shall shew thee; for to the intent that I might shew them unto thee art thou brought … Continue reading

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