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The Silver Lining

By John Henry Jowett


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   Chapter 1 - Under the Fig-Tree - THE SILVER LINING Messages of Hope and Cheer BY J. H. JOWETT This book, while produced under wartime conditions, in full compliance with go ...read
   Chapter 2 - In Time of Flood - "When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord shall lift up a standard against him."--Isaiah lix. 59. THESE heartening words w ...read
   Chapter 3 - Divine Amelioratives - "Sleeping for sorrow."--Luke xxii. 45. I AM not concerned with the element of human weakness suggested by my text; I want to dwell entirely upon th ...read
   Chapter 4 - The Cure for Care - "Fret not thyself."--Psalm xxxvii. 1. "Fret not thyself." Do not get into a perilous heat about things. And yet, if ever heat were justified, it wa ...read
   Chapter 5 - Preparing for Emergencies - "Before governors and kings shall ye be brought for My sake, for a testimony to them and to the Gentiles. But when they deliver you up, be not anxiou ...read
   Chapter 6 - "Silent Unto God" - "My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from Him. He only is my rock and my salvation; He is my defence; I shall not be moved."--Psa ...read
   Chapter 7 - My Strength and My Song! - "The Lord Jehovah is my strength and my song; He also is become my salvation."--Isaiah xii. 2. THE storm is over. Even the distant rumblings have c ...read
   Chapter 8 - The Abiding Companionship - "My Presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest."--Exodus xxxiii. 14. THE other morning I went for a walk up the valley of the Tees. My ...read
   Chapter 9 - Light All the Way - "I am the light of the world."--John viii. 12. "I AM the light!" breaking up the empire of darkness, making things luminous by the gracious rays of ...read
   Chapter 10 - Our Brilliant Moments - "While ye have light believe in the light, that ye may be the children of light."--John xii. 36. "WHILE ye have light." Take advantage of the sun w ...read
   Chapter 11 - The Lord's Guests - "Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies."--Psalm xxiii. 5. THIS is a desert scene. A hot, panting fugitive is fleeing for ...read
   Chapter 12 - Hidden Manna - "To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man kn ...read
   Chapter 13 - The Rejoicing Desert - "The desert shall rejoice and blossom as the rose."--Isaiah xxxv. 1. THERE is nothing more interesting and fascinating than to watch the transforma ...read
   Chapter 14 - The Transformation of the Graveyard - "You did He quicken, when ye were dead through your trespasses and sins."--Ephesians ii. 1. "Dead through your trespasses and sins," . . . "you did ...read
   Chapter 15 - Comforted in Order to Comfort - "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort; who comforteth us in all our affliction, that ...read
   Chapter 16 - The Ministry of Hope - "Having no hope. . . . But now in Christ."--Ephesians ii. 12, 13. "HAVING no hope." We are familiar with hopelessness in common life. We know the r ...read
   Chapter 17 - Life with Wings - "They shall mount up with wings as eagles."--Isaiah xl. 31. "They shall mount up with wings as eagles." Who shall? "They that wait upon the Lord." ...read
   Chapter 18 - The Unexpected Answer - "Many were gathered together praying."--Acts xii. 12. "Many were gathered together praying." What had prompted the prayer-meeting? "James the broth ...read
   Chapter 19 - The Censer and the Sacrifice - "Let my prayer be set forth before Thee as incense; and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice. Set a watch, O Lord, before my mouth; ke ...read
   Chapter 20 - The School of Christ - "Learn of Me."--Matthew xi. 29. THIS is a word of the Master, to which the heart of man turns with most ready inclination. It is a little favourite ...read
   Chapter 21 - The Ministry of Rest - "And He said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure ...read
   Chapter 22 - Wealth That Never Fails - "The unsearchable riches of Christ."--Ephesians iii. 8. "THE unsearchable riches!" The inexplorable wealth, ranging vein beyond vein, mine beyond m ...read
   Chapter 23 - The Divine Ability - "Now unto Him that is able to do exceeding alma* dandy above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, unto Him be glory i ...read
   Chapter 24 - New Strength for Common Tasks - "And immediately she arose and ministered unto them."--Luke iv. 39. THIS woman used her new strength to return to her old duties. She employed her ...read
   Chapter 25 - The Ministry of the Cloud - "His pavilions round about Him were . . . thick clouds of the skies."--Psalm xviii. 11. "The clouds drop down the dew."--Proverbs iii. 20. His pav ...read
   Chapter 26 - The Realms of the Blest - "And so shall we ever be with the Lord."--1 Thessalonians iv. 17. I WANT to turn your attention to that blessed land in which our Saviour rules as ...read

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