• “The opposite of patience is not impatience, but unbelief.” – Jackie Pullinger

What a place must that be! by Mary Winslow

(adapted from Mary Winslow’s, “Life in Jesus”)

Let us keep our eye and our hearts upon our blessed home.

Earth is but a stage erected as our passage
to the place Jesus has gone to prepare for us.

What a place must that be! which Infinite
power and love has engaged to provide!

Oh, let us not lose sight of heaven for a moment.

How prone are we to allow our minds and hearts
(treacherous hearts!) to become entangled with
the baubles of a dying world. No wonder Christ
exhorted us to watch and pray.

Heaven is our home; our happy home.

We are but strangers and pilgrims here.

Try and realize it.

Let us keep ourselves ready to enter with Him
to the marriage supper of the Lamb. In a little
while, and we shall see Him, not as the ‘Man
of sorrows,’ but the ‘King in His beauty.’

Then let us fight against earth and all
its false attractions, for it passes away.

 

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  • “They only did what God permitted them to do, which enabled me always to keep God in sight… When we suffer, we should always remember that God inflicts the blow. Wicked men, it is true, are not infrequently His instruments; and the fact does not diminish, but simply develops their wickedness. But when we are so mentally disposed that we love the strokes we suffer, regarding them as coming from God, and as expressions of what He sees best for us, we are then in the proper state to look forgivingly and kindly upon the subordinate instrument which He permits to smite us.” – Madame Guyon

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