Thou art with Christ, and Christ with me; In Christ united still are we.
"Refuse to touch them with one of your fingers and you will find the path easy and you will be as if borne on eagle's wings."
Get up early and go to the mountain and watch God make a morning.
Christianity is the only religion that can deal with man's past.
And nothing but our trials and perils would ever have led some of us to know Him as we do, to trust Him as we have, and to draw from Him the measures of grace which our very extremities made indispensable.
Anywhere and everywhere we may dwell "with the king for his work."
Are you in peril through some crushing, heavy trial?
Here is God's loving challenge to you and to me today.
How few think even that it is possible for them to "sit still" in "heavenly places" in the everyday life of a world so full of turmoil as this.
Jesus felt the need of it. How much more does the child of God need it?
An anecdote about a father and a soldier during the Civil War paints a beautiful picture of our reception into God's kingdom through Christ's invitation.
I do not ask for sensational happenings. Commune with me through ordinary work and duty.
The heavy heart is indeed a weight that will surely drag us down in our holiness and usefulness.
God uses most for His glory those people and things which are most perfectly broken.
If it is to be a great miracle, the condition is not difficulty but impossibility.
What is the use of worrying?
Nothing tests the Christian character more than to have some evil thing said about him.
And he took them, and went aside privately into a desert place (Luke 9:10).
I came to learn that the desert place apart is often the most useful spot in the varied life of man.
Waiting upon God is necessary in order to see Him, to have a vision of Him.
"The Lord gave, and the Lord hath, taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord."
The morning is the time fixed for my meeting the Lord. The very word morning is as a cluster of rich grapes.
When God has deepened us, then He can give us His deeper truths, His profoundest secrets, and His mightier trusts.
This is one of the grandest testimonies ever given by man to the moral government of God.
There are some people who say, and many more who believe, that as soon as we meet all the conditions, God will answer our prayers.
What if God could not manage to ripen your life without suffering?
Paul not only stood the tests in Christian activity, but in the solitude of captivity.
There is no way out but God.
I have known my Lord for fifty-seven years, and there has never been a single day that I have failed to get audience with the King.
The sweetest joys in life are the fruits of sorrow.
Nothing that is not God's will can come into the life of one who trusts and obeys God.
Comfort does not come to the light-hearted and merry.
Never turn God's facts into hopes, or prayers, but simply use them as realities.
Where did that terrible storm from yesterday go? The grass said, "Part of it is in me."
The world says "seeing is believing," but God wants us to believe in order to see.
May God make our lives thanksgiving and perpetual praise.
Be assured that if God waits longer than you could wish, it is only to make the blessing doubly precious.
Look up. Your blessed Advocate has already claimed your answer.
Is not this a marvelous conception of God--being still and watching?
'Tis when we miss the music, and the days are dull and drear, That we need a faith triumphant over every doubt and fear.
If you have gotten a word, "a sure word" of promise, take it implicitly, trust it absolutely.
The staunchest tree is not found in the shelter of the forest, but out in the open where the winds from every quarter beat upon it.
No prayer is lost.
The Lord never builds a bridge of faith except under the feet of the faith-filled traveler.