Listening For God's Voice I will hear what God the Lord will speak; for He will speak peace unto His people.
Now, 0 my God,
My comfort, portion, rest!
Thou, none but Thou, shalt reign within my breast.
Call me to Thee! call me Thyself--oh, speak,
And bind my heart to Thee, whom most I seek!
JUST as in prayer it is not we who m ...read
Little Things Trouble and anguish have taken hold on me; yet Thy commandments are my delights.
WHEN black despair beats down my wings, And heavenly visions fade away-- Lord, let me bend to common things, The tasks of every day;
As, when th' aurora is denied,
And blinding blizzards round him beat,
The Samoyed bends, and takes for guide ...read
Live in Peace We command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ that with quietness they work.
2 THESSALONIANS 3:12
THERE is an order in our daily life,
Like that the holy angels constant keep;
And though its outward show seems but a strife,
There dwells within a peace like oceans deep.
THE enemy of that grand central habit of interio ...read
Living for a Purpose He hath chosen us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love.
O LOVE, who formedst me to wear
The image of Thy Godhead here;
Who soughtest me with tender care
Through all my wanderings wild and drear;
O Love! I give myself to Thee,
Thine ever, only Thine to be.
Living in God's Presence
He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.
The upright shall dwell in Thy presence.
My soul and all its powers
Thine, wholly Thine shall be;
All, all my happy hours
I consecrate to Thee:
Me to Thine image now restore,
And I shall praise Thee evermo ...read
Look for Reasons to Praise I will mention the lovingkindness of the Lord, and the praises of the Lord, according to all that the Lord hath bestowed on us.
Be content with such things as ye have.
My God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
BEGIN with thanking Him for s ...read
Look to Jesus
That ye might be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding, that ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing.
SOMETHING for Thee! Lord, let this be
Thy choice for me from day to day;
The life I live it is not mine,
Thy will, my will, have made it Thine!
Oh, let me do ...read
Look to the Source When I cry unto Thee, then shall mine enemies turn back: this I know; for God is for me.
SOUL! wouldst thou from the battle shrink,
And flee before the foe?
Dost thou beneath the burden sink,
And in the dust lie low?
Oh! waste not there vain tears and sighs:
The trumpet soundeth clear;
O'ercome, and to My glory rise! ...read
Looking for Opportunities Wait on the Lord; be of good courage, and He shall strengthen thine heart; wait, I say, on the Lord.
I ASK not that my course be calm and still;
No, here too, Lord, be done Thy holy will:
1 ask but for a quiet childlike heart;
Though thronging cares and restless toil be mine,
Yet may my heart remain forever Thine;
Looking Forward in Trust What time I am afraid, I will trust in Thee.
PSALMS 56:3 They commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.
A CONSTANT anticipation of evils which perhaps never will come, a foreboding which takes away life and energy from the present, will simply hinder and cloud the soul, and make it timid and sad. If troublous thoughts as ...read
Looking to God Whoso trusteth in the Lord, happy is he.
THIS world of ours is a happy world, so that God is our end, so that we can say to Him, "Thou art my God." Then everything takes new hues of joy and love. Our daily comforts have a soul in them, for they abound in thanksgiving; our daily infirmities or crosses have a special joy in ...read
Looking to Jesus Grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and for ever. Amen. 2 PETER 3:18
Did not our heart burn within us, while He talked with us by the way, and while He opened to us the Scriptures?
NOTHING could make the period of Lent so much of a reality as to employ it in a sy ...read
Looking Up To Jesus These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.
THOU bringest all again; with Thee
Is light, is space, is breadth and room
For each thing fair, beloved, and free,
To have its hour of life and bloom.
Each heart's deep instinct unconfessed;
Each lowly wish, each daring ...read
Love Comes From Action If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love.
THIS did not once so trouble me,
That better I could not love Thee;
But now I feel and know
That only when we love, we find
How far our hearts remain behind
The love they should bestow.
--RICHARD CHENEVIX TRENCH
OUR Lord gives the answer to a difficulty continual ...read
Love of Life We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not his brother abideth in death.
1 JOHN 3:14
FOR who has aught to love and loves aright,
Will never in the darkest strait despair,
For out of love exhales a living light,
The light of love, that spends itself in prayer.
Love One Another Be kindly affectioned one to another with broth-erly love.
Love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous.
I PETER 3:8
LET your religion make you more considerate, more loving and attractive, more able to think of and enter into the pleasure and interests of others.
ARTHUR C. A. HALL
LOVE one another in spite of your diff ...read
Love the Daily Tasks And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart, and prospered.
--2 CHRONICLES 31:21
HELP me in Christ to learn to do Thy will,
That I may have from Him eternal life;
And here on earth Thy perfect love fulfil,
Then home return vic ...read
Loving Another A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
ONE with our brethren here in love,
And one with saints that are at rest,
And one with angel hosts above,
And one with God for ever blest.
ALL extreme sensitiveness, fastidiousness, suspicion, read ...read
Loving Every One As a shepherd seeketh out his flock in the day that he is among his sheep that are scattered; so will I seek out my sheep, and will deliver them out of all places where they have been scattered in the cloudy and dark day.
The life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave Hims ...read
Loving God These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
THEE will I love, my Crown of gladness,
Thee will I love, my God and Lord,
Amid the darkest depths of sadness;
Not for the hope of high reward,---
For Thine own sake, ...read