| › Chapter 1 - Under the Fig-Tree - THE SILVER LINING
Hope and Cheer
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|