I Will Love Them Freely

I Will Love Them Freely

Aug. 25, 2017 by

  This sentence is a body of divinity in miniature. He who understands its meaning is a theologian, and he who can dive into its fulness is a true master in Israel. It is a condensation of the glorious message

We Will Be Glad and Rejoice

We Will Be Glad and Rejoice

Aug. 24, 2017 by

We will be glad and rejoice in thee. We will not open the gates of the year to the dolorous notes of the sackbut, but to the sweet strains of the harp of joy, and the high sounding cymbals of

Victory

Victory

Aug. 23, 2017 by

The world conquers me when it succeeds in hindering me from seeing, loving, holding communion with, and serving my Father, God. I conquer it when I lay my hand upon it and force it to help me to get nearer

There Shall Be a Performance

There Shall Be a Performance

Aug. 22, 2017 by

“There shall be a performance.” (Luke 1:45) “My words shall be fulfilled in their season” (their fixed appointed time). (Greek, Luke 1:20.) There shall be a performance of those things That loving heart hath waited long to see; Those words

Grow Up Into Him In All Things

Grow Up Into Him In All Things

Aug. 21, 2017 by

Many Christians remain stunted and dwarfed in spiritual things, so as to present the same appearance year after year. No up-springing of advanced and refined feeling is manifest in them. They exist but do not “grow up into him in

A Life of Prayer

A Life of Prayer

Aug. 14, 2017 by

Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances. 1 Thessalonians 5:16–18 Our Lord gave the parable of the widow and the unjust judge to teach us that we should always pray and not give up (Luke 18:1–5). As

The Ministry of Intercession

The Ministry of Intercession

Aug. 11, 2017 by

You also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. 1 Peter 2:5 You will be called priests of the Lord. Isaiah 61:6 The

Our Boldness in Prayer

Our Boldness in Prayer

Aug. 10, 2017 by

This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. And if we know that he hears us—whatever we ask—we know that we have what we asked of him.

Christ the Sacrifice

Christ the Sacrifice

Aug. 9, 2017 by

‘‘Abba, Father,’’ he said, ‘‘everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.’’ Mark 14:36 What a contrast within the space of a few hours! What a transition from the

Christ the High Priest

Christ the High Priest

Aug. 8, 2017 by

Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am. John 17:24 In His parting address, Jesus gives His disciples the full revelation of what the new life was to be when once the kingdom

Christ the Intercessor

Christ the Intercessor

Aug. 7, 2017 by

But I have prayed for you . . . that your faith may not fail. Luke 22:32 I am not saying that I will ask the Father on your behalf. John 16:26 He always lives to intercede. Hebrews 7:25 All

The Holy Spirit and Prayer

The Holy Spirit and Prayer

Aug. 4, 2017 by

In that day you will no longer ask me anything. I tell you the truth, my Father will give you whatever you ask in my name. Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you