• “Viewed in relation to the creature, everything is dark — viewed in relation to God, everything is light.” – Madame Guyon

September 11 – Daily Strength for Daily Needs

Thy kingdom come.–MATT. vi. 10.

The kingdom of established peace, Which can no more remove; The perfect powers of godliness, The omnipotence of love.
C. WESLEY.
My child, thou mayest not measure out thine offering unto me by what others have done or left undone; but be it thine to seek out, even to the last moment of thine earthly life, what is the utmost height of pure devotion to which I have called thine own self. Remember that, if thou fall short of this, each time thou utterest in prayer the words, “Hallowed be Thy name, Thy kingdom come,” thou dost most fearfully condemn thyself, for is it not a mockery to ask for that thou wilt not seek to promote even unto the uttermost, within the narrow compass of thine own heart and spirit?
THE DIVINE MASTER.
If you do not wish for His kingdom, don’t pray for it. But if you do, you must do more than pray for it; you must work for it.
J. RUSKIN.

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  • “I have never before so learned to know the Lord Jesus as a tender, loving Friend, who never forsakes us or casts us off when we are bad, but rather helps us to gain the mastery over sin.” – Corrie ten Boom

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And you, fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, but bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord. — Ephesians 6:4 (NKJV)

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