Think of GOD a moment. Your thoughts cannot reach Him. He is infinitely pure--the heavens are not clean in His sight. He even charges His holy angels with folly! That is one side of the picture. Now look at YOURSELF--a worm that has rebelled against its Creator, loathsome with sin, defiled through and through! When … Continue reading Who But Christ!
What a marvelous power does this cross of Jesus possess! It changes the Christian's entire judgment of the world. Looking at the world through the cross--his opinion is totally revolutionized. He sees the world as it really is--a sinful, empty, vain thing. He learns its iniquity, in that it crucified the Lord of life and … Continue reading When the Cross Eclipses
"We know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose!" Romans 8:28 We often find ourselves in . . . trying circumstances, inexplicable difficulties, and perplexing situations. Experience teaches us daily that life is filled, not with joy and … Continue reading God’s Gracious Providence
One of the finest things in a complete Christian character, is thoughtfulness. It gives a wondrous charm to a life. It makes one a blessing wherever he goes. It tempers all his conduct, softening all natural harshness into gentleness, and giving a spirit of kindliness to his every word and act, and to all his … Continue reading Are You…Thoughtful?
"I know your works, your labor, your patient endurance. You have persevered and have endured hardships, and have labored for My name's sake and have not become weary!" Revelation 2:2-3 It is a great consolation to the Christian to know that his Savior is omniscient--that He knows . . . his every thought, his every … Continue reading Jesus Sees
"It is good for me that I was afflicted, that I may learn Your statutes!" Psalm 119:71 Health is a blessing and a great mercy, enabling us to relish the comforts of life, and to be useful in our generation. But sickness is a greater mercy to the children of God; for it shall be … Continue reading Such A Mercy
There is a large difference between worrying about possible future trials--and being prepared for them if they should come. The former we should never do--the latter we should always seek to do. If we do, we are always prepared . . . for emergencies, for the hard knocks, for the steep climbing, for the sore … Continue reading Worry And Preparation