Monthly Archives: August 2017

August 31, 2017

“There is a necessity of yielding and submitting to the crook in our lot; for we may as well think to remove the rocks and mountains, which God has settled, as to make that part of our lot straight which … Continue reading

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August 30, 2017

“Thus His Almightiness comes to us in what appears to be our helplessness.  The less of self, the more of God.  And the one only thing needed on man’s part, to receive all this Almightiness, is the faith to yield … Continue reading

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August 29, 2017

“Whatever the actions of men in wickedness and high-handed rebellion, they are made subservient to the establishment of the Divine counsels of grace and love . . . Even the wrath of man is yoked to the chariot wheel of … Continue reading

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August 28, 2017

“God sweetens outward pain with inward peace.”  (Thomas Watson  1620-1686)

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August 27, 2017

“Few can bear great and sudden mercies without pride and wantonness, till they are hampered and humbled to carry it moderately.”  Samuel Lee  (1677)

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August 26, 2017

“True faith is blind to everything except the Divine command.” William Garden Blaikie  (1820-1899)

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August 25, 2017

“It is the ignorance, or at least the inconsideration of Divine things, that makes earthly things, whether good or evil, appear great in our eyes.” Robert Leighton  (1611-1684)

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