• “How very narrow is the gate that leads to a life in God! (Mt 7:14) How little one must be to pass through it, it being nothing else but death to self! But when we have passed through it, what enlargement do we find! David said, ‘He brought me forth also in a large place’ (Ps. 18:19). And it was through humiliation and abasement that he was brought there.” – from Madame Guyon’s autobiography Ch. 22

December 30 – Daily Strength for Daily Needs

_O Lord, I know that the way of man is not in himself: it is not in man that walketh to direct his steps_.–JER. x. 23.
I will direct all his ways.–ISA. xlv. 13.

Come, Light serene and still! Our darkened spirits fill With thy clear day: Guide of the feeble sight, Star of grief’s darkest night, Reveal the path of right, Show us Thy way.
ROBERT II. OF FRANCE.
There had been solemn appointed seasons in Anna’s life, when she was accustomed to enter upon a full and deliberate survey of her business in this world. The claims of each relationship, and the results of each occupation, were then examined in the light of eternity. It was then, too, her fervent prayer to be enabled to discern the will of God far more perfectly, not only in the indications given of it for her guidance through each day’s occupations, but as it might concern duties not yet brought home to her conscience, and therefore unprovided for in her life.
SARAH W. STEPHEN.

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  • “A Christian woman’s true freedom lies on the other side of a very small gate—humble obedience—but that gate leads out into a largeness of life undreamed of by the liberators of the world, to a place where the God-given differentiation between the sexes is not obfuscated but celebrated, where our inequalities are seen as essential to the image of God, for it is in male and female, in male as male and female as female, not as two identical and interchangeable halves, that the image is manifested.” – Elisabeth Elliot

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For you, brethren, have been called to liberty; only do not use liberty as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. — Galatians 5:13 (NKJV)

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