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Brooks by the Traveller's Way

By John Henry Jowett

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   Chapter 1 - Man's Setting and God's Setting - BROOKS BY THE TRAVELLER'S WAY BY J. H. JOWETT, M.A. Author of "APOSTOLIC OPTIMISM" etc. 1902 Foreword . The addresses
   Chapter 2 - Things Concealed - "It is the glory of God to conceal a thing"--Prov. xxv. 2. The Lord conceals that He may the more abundantly reveal. He hides a thing in order that
   Chapter 3 - "Behind and Before" - "Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid Thine hand upon me."--Psalm cxxxix. 5. "Thou hast beset me behind!" He deals with the enemy in the
   Chapter 4 - Spiritual Culture - "Teach me Thy way."--Psalm lxxxvi. 11. "Teach me to do Thy will."--Psalm cxliii. 10. "I delight to do Thy will."--Psalm xl. 8. "Teach me Thy way.
   Chapter 5 - The Secret of Hope - "Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, in the power of the Holy Ghost."--Romans xv. 13. Wha
   Chapter 6 - My Need of Christ, Christ's Need of Me - "I am the vine; ye are the branches."--John xv. 5. The Bible appears to exhaust all available figures in describing the intimate relationship which
   Chapter 7 - The Shepherd and the Sheep - "My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me; and I give unto them eternal life, and they shall never perish, neither shall any man p
   Chapter 8 - Lightening the Burden - "Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and He shall sustain thee. He shall never suffer the righteous to be moved."--Psalm lv. 22. To whom is this graciou
   Chapter 9 - "How Much More!" - "How much more." These words express a mode of reasoning enjoined and commended in the Christian Scriptures. We are permitted to begin on the plane of
   Chapter 10 - No Failing! No Forsaking! - "For He Himself hath said He will in no wise fail thee, nor will I in any wise forsake thee, so that with good courage we say the Lord is my Helper,
   Chapter 11 - Perilous Sleep - "I think it meet to stir you up by putting you in remembrance."--2 Peter i. 13. "I stir up your minds by way of remembrance."--2 Peter iii. 1. The
   Chapter 12 - Beauty in the Heights - "He maketh grass to grow upon the mountains."--Psalm cxlvii. 8. "He maketh grass to grow upon the mountains." Unless we read the words in the right
   Chapter 13 - "Dying, We Live" - "Except a grain of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth by itself alone, but if it die it bringeth forth much fruit." "Except a grain of
   Chapter 14 - Statutes become Songs - "But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you and pe
   Chapter 15 - Unfulfilled Impulse - "Lord, I will follow Thee--but--"--Luke ix. 61. "Lord, I will follow Thee--but--." Then he perceived the beauty of the Christ. He acknowledged His
   Chapter 16 - Destruction by Neglect - "Make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof."--Romans xiii. 14. "Make not provision for the flesh." Let the evil thing die of fa
   Chapter 17 - Desiring and Seeking - "One thing I have desired of the Lord, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beaut
   Chapter 18 - The Forces of the Kingdom - "Except a man be born again he cannot see the Kingdom of God."--John iii. 3. "We know that Thou art a teacher come from God." How did he know? Ther
   Chapter 19 - Saving the World - "God so loved the world."--John iii. 16. "I pray not for the world."--John xvii. 9. "God so loved the world." "I pray not for the world." We are c
   Chapter 20 - The Modesty of Love - "Love envieth not; love vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own."--1 Cor. xiii. 4, 5. "Love env
   Chapter 21 - Feverishness - "Sick of a fever. And He touched her hand, and the fever left her."--Matt. viii. 14. I have no hesitation in interpreting this miracle as symbolic
   Chapter 22 - The Fruits of Godly Fear - Psalm xxv. 12-15 "What man is he that feareth the Lord?" "The fear of God" is a familiar expression in the Scriptures. Perhaps our very intimacy wi
   Chapter 23 - The Heavy Laden - "Come unto Me, all ye that labour and are heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn of Me, for I am meek and lowly in he
   Chapter 24 - Overflowing Sympathies - "A certain centurion."--Luke vii. 2. What are my anticipations respecting the character of this Centurion? He is an educated Roman, and therefore I
   Chapter 25 - Strife and Vain Glory - "Let nothing be done through strife or vain-glory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves."--Philippians ii. 3. "Let
   Chapter 26 - "He Calleth... by Name" - "He calleth His own sheep by name, and leadeth them out."--John x. iii. "He calleth His own sheep by name." The unit is not lost in the indiscrimin

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