• “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

Joy and Strength 12/29

With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men.
Eph. vi. 7.

Yet take the tiny stones which I have wrought,
Just one by one, as they were given by Thee,
Not knowing what came next in Thy wise thought.
Set each stone by Thy Master-hand of grace;
Form the mosaic as Thou wilt for me,
And in Thy temple pavement give it place.
Frances Ridley Havergal.

WHAT God may hereafter require of you, you must not give yourself the least trouble about. Everything He gives you to do, you must do as well as ever you can, and that is the best possible preparation for what He may want you to do next. If people would but do what they have to do, they would always find themselves ready for what came next.
George Macdonald.

Nothing can excuse the neglect of the duties of the position of life which God has conferred upon us. All is delusive where these are not attended to, and made much of.
Frederick W. Faber.

If you would advance in true holiness, you must aim steadily at perfection in little things.
Abbe Guillore

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2 Responses to Joy and Strength 12/29

  • Anita says:

    Thank you so much for these daily devotional thoughts! Each day they bring new unexpected hope and encouragement! The words and thoughts are so inspiring to press further into my Lord, and intimidate lay rest in Him. Thank you for your dedicated service to this ministry. Truly, it has been a blessing to me!

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