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THE BRIGHTENING PATH OF PAIN by Martha Snell Nicholson

Everyone needs to work in order to remain normal, and it is such a comfort that none of us are too ill to know the joy of accomplishment, the opportunity to win crowns, sheaves to lay at the feet of … Continue reading

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TWENTY YEARS OF PAIN . . . AND THANKFULNESS by Martha Snell Nicholson

I am looking back over more than twenty years of illness and thanking God for them. Does that sound strange? Ah, but they have brought me gifts, those weary years. I do not enjoy sickness nor suffering, nor the nervous … Continue reading

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Eternity by Martha Snell Nicholson

I stood with God on the edge of the world, and my hand was in His hand. I looked down the road of the past, as it stretched away in the dim distance, till it was shrouded in the mists … Continue reading

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Guests by Martha Snell Nicholson

Pain knocked upon my door and said That she had come to stay; And though I would not welcome her But bade her go away, She entered in. Like my own shade She followed after me, And from her stabbing, … Continue reading

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UNTIL HE COMES by Martha Snell Nicholson

“Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled” (Matthew 5:6). Keep Thou me ever hungry, Lord, Until I famish for Thy Word — Thy Word, which is my meat, my bread, Thy Word, … Continue reading

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THE INDWELLING CHRIST by Martha Snell Nicholson

“To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory” (Colossians 1:27). It was an ancient copper plate which stirred me so, … Continue reading

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The Voice of One Who Wept by Martha Snell Nicholson

Today I heard the voice of one who wept In far off lands Because of sin and misery, And begged with outstretched hands For one small lamp to light his dark. Now fain I would have slept, So – stopped … Continue reading

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If Christ Should Come Tonight by Martha Snell Nicholson

Is my house set in order if Christ should come today? What tasks would be unfinished if I were called away? Suppose an angel told me at early morning light, “Your Lord will come this evening, You shall go home … Continue reading

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Treasures by Martha Snell Nicholson

One by one He took them from me, All the things I valued most, Until I was empty-handed; Every glittering toy was lost. And I walked earth’s highways, grieving. In my rags and poverty. Till I heard His voice inviting, … Continue reading

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A Note from Martha Snell Nicholson’s Nephew

I was surfing the net this evening, and for some reason, I got to thinking about Martha Snell Nicholson.  You see, Martha Snell Nicholson was my aunt. She passed when I was about 10 or 11 years old, and my … Continue reading

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