• “My soul remained in a kind of heavenly elysium. So far as I am capable of making a comparison, I think that what I felt each minute, during the continuance of the whole time, was worth more than all the outward comfort and pleasure, which I had enjoyed in my whole life put together. It was a pure delight, which fed and satisfied the soul. It was peasure, without the least sting, or any interruption. It was a sweetness, which my soul was lost in. It seemed to be all that my feeble frame could sustain, of that fulness of joy, which is felt by those, who behold the face of Christ, and share his love in the heavenly world.” – Sarah Edwards, wife of Jonathan Edwards

March 14 – Daily Strength for Daily Needs

_I have called upon Thee, for Thou wilt hear me, O God: incline Thine ear unto me, and hear my speech_.–PS. xvii. 6.
Ye people, pour out your heart before Him: God is a refuge for us.–PS. lxii. 8.

Whate’er the care which breaks thy rest, Whate’er the wish that swells thy breast; Spread before God that wish, that care, And change anxiety to prayer.
JANE CREWDSON.
Trouble and perplexity drive us to prayer, and prayer driveth away trouble and perplexity.
P. MELANCTHON.
Whatsoever it is that presses thee, go tell thy Father; put over the matter into His hand, and so thou shalt be freed from that dividing, perplexing care that the world is full of. When thou art either to do or suffer anything, when thou art about any purpose or business, go tell God of it, and acquaint Him with it; yea, burden Him with it, and thou hast done for matter of caring; no more care, but quiet, sweet diligence in thy duty, and dependence on Him for the carriage of thy matters. Roll thy cares, and thyself with them, as one burden, all on thy God.
R. LEIGHTON.

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Verse of the Day

The Lord shall preserve you from all evil; He shall preserve your soul. The Lord shall preserve your going out and your coming in From this time forth, and even forevermore. — Psalm 121:7-8 (NKJV)

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