‘And guided them on every side.’—2 Chron. xxxii. 22.
SEE the completeness of Jehovah’s guidance! It is so different from human guidance. How seldom we feel that a human counsellor has seen our difficulty from every point of… Continue reading
The Strength-Giving Look
* And the Lord looked upon him, and said, Go in this thy might.’—Judges vi. 14.
FOR the might of a look of the Lord is enough
r for anything! Only, we must meet His look; our… Continue reading
‘Fear not.’—Luke xii. 32, etc.
THERE need be no difficulty in distinguishing between the holy and blessed ‘fear of the Lord,’1 which is our ‘ treasure,’ and which is only as the sacred shadow cast by the brightest… Continue reading
Trusting in Darkness
‘Who is among you that feareth the Lord, that obeyeth the voice of His servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light? let him trust in the name of the Lord, and stay himself upon His… Continue reading
The Privilege of Intercession
‘Pray one for another.’—Jas. v. 16.
HERE our divine Master takes up an impulse of natural affection,* raising it to the dignity of a ‘royal commandment,’6 and broadening it to the measure of His own perpetual… Continue reading
The Conditions of Effectual Prayer
‘And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive.’—Matt. xxi. 22.
HAVE we not sometimes been tempted to think that here, at least, is a case in which our Lord has… Continue reading
‘O Israel, return unto the Lord thy God; for thou hast fallen by thine iniquity.’—Hos. xiv. I.
THANK God that He does not let His children go on comfortably when they wander and
Have we not… Continue reading
The Transferred Burden
‘If our transgressions and our sins be upon us, and we pine away in them, how should we then live ?’—Ezrk. xxxiii. 10.
IF they are upon us, how can we live? For ‘mine iniquities are .… Continue reading
‘Eat ye that which is good.’—IsA. lv. 2.
‘QO foolish was I, and ignorant: I was as a beast before Thee,’3 or this commandment would not have been needed. Good, wholesome, delicious food set plentifully before us, and… Continue reading