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Growth in Holiness

By Mary Wilder Tileston

      Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ.
         --2 CORINTHIANS 2:14

      FIGHT the good fight
      With all thy might;
      Christ is thy Strength, and Christ thy Right;
      Lay hold on life,
      And it shall be
      Thy joy and crown eternally.
         --J. B. S. MONSELL

      LET the first act on waking be to place yourself, your heart, mind, faculties, your whole being, in God's hands. Ask Him to take entire possession of you, to be the Guide of your soul, your Life, your Wisdom, your Strength. He wills that we seek Him in all our needs, that we may both know Him truly, and draw closer and closer to Him; and in prayer we gain an invisible force which will triumph over seemingly hopeless difficulties.
         --H. L. SIDNEY LEAR

      However matters go, it is our happiness to win new ground daily in Christ's love, and to purchase a new piece of it daily, and to add conquest to conquest.

      This ought to be our endeavor,--to conquer our.selves, and daily to wax stronger, and to make a further growth in holiness.
         --THOMAS KEMPIS

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