There is a poem called "The Changed Cross." It represents a weary one who thought that her cross was surely heavier than those of others whom she saw about her, and she wished that she might choose another instead of her own. She slept, and in her dream she was let to a place where … Continue reading The Changed Cross
“I will be still, and I will behold in my dwelling place. “ Isa. 18:4 Assyria was marching against Ethiopia, the people of which are described as tall and smooth. And as the armies advance, God makes no effort to arrest them; it seems as though they will be allowed to work their will. He … Continue reading Is God Silent To You?
"Neither know we what do do; but our eyes are upon thee." (2 Chron. 20:12) Life was lost in Israel because a pair of human hands were laid unbidden upon the ark of God. They were placed upon it with the best intent, to steady it when trembling and shaking as the oxen drew it … Continue reading Letting Things Alone
(Gen. 5:20) "God meant it unto good"-O blest assurance, Falling like sunshine all across life's way, Touching with Heaven's gold earth's darkest storm clouds, Bringing fresh peace and comfort day by day 'Twas not by chance the hands of faithless bretheren Sold Joseph captive to a foreign land; Now was it chance which, after years … Continue reading God Meant It Unto Good
I read this, this week and found it so encouraging. During seasons of intense trial it’s easy to wonder why. Why would God allow all this to happen to me. What have I done wrong? Why so much all at once? Is this really the only way to work out my sanctification? I know all … Continue reading Forsaken By God?