Monthly Archives: December 2013

December 31, 2013

“Do what you ought to do, and the Lord will take care of that which you cannot do.  Compare Proverbs 10: 22:  “The blessings of the Lord, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it,’ which means ‘The … Continue reading

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December 30, 2013

“We know not what we should pray for as we ought—ignorance limits our petitions.  Hence we should ask, ‘Father thy will be done.’  We are wanting in the proper spirit–hence we should trust to the Holy Spirit who has promised … Continue reading

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December 29, 2013

“It is called the righteousness of Christ because it consists of his merits, is made up of what he did and suffered for us; so that he is the Lord our Righteousness — Jeremiah 23:6.”  (William S. Plumer; 1802-1880)

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December 28, 2013

“God knows what his people suffer; how much, how long, from whom, for what.  His people should find consolation in this knowledge — that trial is permitted by him; that it is apportioned by him; that it has its design … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013

“Let us ever bear in mind that to the eye of God, and of all in the universe who see things in the light of God, there is no true beauty, no adornment which will bear minute examination, except that … Continue reading

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December 26, 2013

“He does no sacrifice who merely cuts the lamb’s throat; he is not a worshipper who bows the knee only; the attitude is picturesque, and indicative of obedience, but whilst the knee is bent the heart is in high, scornful … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013

“There are other foes swarming in every secret corner of the camp.  We have to wrestle with self, which cleaves to us as a girdle of destruction.  The flesh gives no quarter.  Its lusts are terrible shafts.”  (Henry Law; 1797-1884)

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