January 8 “I will cause the shower to come down in his season; there shall be showers of blessing.” (Ezek. 34:26.) WHAT is thy season this morning? Is it a season of drought? Then that is the season for showers. Is it a season of great heaviness and black clouds? Then that is the seasonContinue reading “Streams in the Desert”
January 7 “I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content.” (Phil. 4:11.) PAUL, denied of every comfort, wrote the above words in his dungeon. A story is told of a king who went into his garden one morning, and found everything withered and dying. He asked the oak that stood nearContinue reading “Streams in the Desert”
January 6 “When thou passest through the waters … they shall not overflow thee.” (Isa. 43:2.) GOD does not open paths for us in advance of our coming. He does not promise help before help is needed. He does not remove obstacles out of our way before we reach them. Yet when we are onContinue reading “Streams in the Desert”
January 8th Does my sacrifice live? And Abraham built an altar … and bound Isaac his son. Genesis 22:9. This incident is a picture of the blunder we make in thinking that the final thing God wants of us is the sacrifice of death. What God wants is the sacrifice through death which enables usContinue reading “My Utmost for His Highest”
January 7th Intimate with Jesus Have I been so long with you, and yet hast thou not known Me? John 14:9. These words are not spoken as a rebuke, nor even with surprise; Jesus is leading Philip on. The last One with whom we get intimate is Jesus. Before Pentecost the disciples knew Jesus asContinue reading “My Utmost for His Highest”
January 6th Worship And he pitched his tent having Bethel on the west and Ai on the east; and there he builded an altar. Genesis 12:8. Worship is giving God the best that He has given you. Be careful what you do with the best you have. Whenever you get a blessing from God, giveContinue reading “My Utmost for His Highest”
9 JANUARY All in confusion ‘And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep.’ Genesis 1:2SUGGESTED FURTHER READING: Psalm 8:1–9 The matter out of which the beauty, order and variety we now observe were framed, was at first all in confusion. The earth, the water, the deep,Continue reading “365 days with Newton”
8 JANUARY (BEGUN SUNDAY EVENING 8 JANUARY 1769) His almighty power ‘In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.’ Genesis 1:1SUGGESTED FURTHER READING: Job 38:4–18 God created. God created by an immediate act of almighty power. Creatures can make, that is form one thing from another, but to give being to the firstContinue reading “365 days with Newton”
7 JANUARY (BEGUN SUNDAY EVENING 8 JANUARY 1769) The Three One ‘In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.’ Genesis 1:1SUGGESTED FURTHER READING: Isaiah 42:1–7 God. Who can describe him! Guess at him by his works—but alas, we know them not. If I was qualified to speak at large of the magnitude, theContinue reading “365 days with Newton”
6 JANUARY (BEGUN SUNDAY EVENING 8 JANUARY 1769) In the beginning ‘In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.’ Genesis 1:1SUGGESTED FURTHER READING: Proverbs 8:22–31 In the beginning. As Adam was created on the sixth day, and the year of life assigned in which his son Seth was born, and so on inContinue reading “365 days with Newton”
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