• “Did you ever hear of any one being much used for Christ who did not have some special waiting time, some complete upset of all his or her plans first?” – Frances Ridley Havergal

September 28 – Daily Strength for Daily Needs

_My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed, and in truth_.–I JOHN iii. 18.
_But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves_.–JAMES i. 22.

Thrice blest whose lives are faithful prayers, Whose loves in higher love endure; What souls possess themselves so pure, Or is there blessedness like theirs?
A. TENNYSON.
Let every creature have your love. Love, with its fruits of meekness, patience, and humility, is all that we can wish for to ourselves, and our fellow-creatures; for this is to live in God, united to Him, both for time and eternity. To desire to communicate good to every creature, in the degree we can, and it is capable of receiving from us, is a divine temper; for thus God stands unchangeably disposed towards the whole creation.
WM. LAW.
What shall be our reward for loving our neighbor as ourselves in this life? That, when we become angels, we shall be enabled to love him better than ourselves.
E. SWEDENBORG.

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Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up. — James 4:10 (NKJV)

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