Monthly Archives: May 2014

May 31, 2014

“God’s great rival is the world. The lust of the flesh, pleasure; the lust of the eye, desire; the pride of life, the longing to be deemed superior to those about us,–comprise everything man naturally covets. Give us ease, honour, … Continue reading

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May 30, 2014

“The cry of faith and penitence is never in vain.” (James G. Murphy; 1808-1896)

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May 29, 2014

“Trial can only be a subject of rejoicing when it is patiently endured. He who gives way to the temptation involved in trial is in no way benefited, but the reverse unless, as in the case of St. Peter, his … Continue reading

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May 28, 2014

“If the Spirit of God breathe upon us, we are strong, though in ourselves as weak as water: ‘Not by might, nor by strength, but by the Spirit of the Lord,’ says Zechariah.” (William Bridge 1600-1671)

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May 27, 2014

“There is no honour in being the people’s idol.” (David Thomas 1813-1894)

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May 26, 2014

“None can wonder that his ministry is not blessed, when he slights the Spirit, who alone can render it effectual.” (James Buchanan 1805-1870)

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May 25, 2014

“O mighty man!’ that’s meant of our Lord Christ; who was a most strong and valiant man, that could meet the wrath of God, the malice of the devil, and the sin of man, in the face, and come off … Continue reading

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