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He who listens
to me shall live securely, and shall be at ease from the dread of evil.
LORD, thou hast been
our dwelling place in all generations.--He who dwells in the shelter of the
Most High Will abide in the shadow of the Almighty--His faithfulness is a
shield and bulwark.
Your life is hidden
with Christ in God -He who touches you, touches the apple of His eye --Do
not fear! Stand by and see the salvation of the LORD. The LORD will fight
for you while you keep silent.--God is our refuge and strength, a very
present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear.
spoke to them, saying, Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid.-- Why are
you troubled, and why do doubts arise in your hearts? See My hands and My
feet, that it is I Myself; touch Me and see, for a spirit does not have
flesh and bones as you see that I have.--for I know whom I have believed and
I am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him until
Pr 1.33. Ps. 90.1.--Ps. 91.1. Ps. 91.4.
Col. 3.3.--Zec. 2.8.--Ex. 14.13, 14.--
Ps. 46.1, 2. Mt. 14.27.--Lk. 24.38, 39.--
2 Ti. 1.12.
My kingdom is not of this world.
HE having offered one sacrifice for sins for all time, SAT DOWN AT THE
RIGHT HAND OF GOD, waiting from that time onward UNTIL HIS ENEMIES BE MADE A
FOOTSTOOL FOR HIS FEET --Hereafter you shall see THE SON OF MAN SITTING AT
THE RIGHT HAND OF POWER, and COMING ON THE CLOUDS OF HEAVEN.
reign until He has put all His enemies under His feet.
Thanks be to God,
Who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ --He raised Him from
the dead, and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places, far above
all rule and authority and power and dominion, and every name that is named,
not only in this age, but also in the one to come. And He put all things in
subjection under His feet, and gave Him as head over all things to the
church, which is His body, the fulness of Him who fills all in all --He will
bring about at the proper time-He Who is the blessed and only Sovereign, the
King of kings and Lord of lords.
Jn 18.36. Heb 10.12, 13.--Mt. 26.64.
1 Co. 15.25. 1 Co. 15.57.--Ep. 1.20, 21, 22, 23.--
1 Ti. 6.15.
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by F. B. Meyer
THE GOD 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."--
WE ALL need to abound in
Hope. Hope is the artist of the soul.
Faith fills us with joy and
peace, which brim over in Hope. When Faith brings from God's Word
the materials of anticipation and expectation, Hope transfers the
fair colours to her palette, and with a few deft dashes of her
brush delineates the soul's immortal and unfading hope. Faith thus
excites Hope to do her fairest work, until presently the wails of
our soul become radiant with frescoes. Our faith rests on God's
Word, and hope rests on faith, and such hope cannot be ashamed. It
is the anchor of the soul, which enters that which is within the
veil, and links us to the shores of eternity (Heb 6:18-19).
Faith rests on the promises
of God. She does not calculate on feeling, is indifferent to
emotion, but with both hands clings to some word of promise, and
looking into God's face, says; "Thou canst not be unfaithful."
When God has promised aught to thee, it is as certain as if thou had it in hand. Faith not only takes the Word of God, and rests
her weight on it, but often when hard-pressed goes beyond the
Bible back to God Himself, and argues that God is faithful and
cannot deny Himself. Because God is God, He must ever act worthily
It was thus that Moses
argued, when he was with Him in the Holy Mount, that to do thus
(not keep His oath - see Nu 14:13,
14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20), would
not be worthy of Himself!.
We may be assailed with a hundred questions of doubt in the day,
but must no more notice them than a barking cur. A business man
once said that when he is convinced of the rightness of a certain
course, he is sometimes assailed by doubts which arise like the
cloud-mist of the valley, or the marsh gas from the swamp; but
when thus tempted, he turns to the promises of God, often reading
three or four chapters of the Old Testament. This brings him in
touch with the eternal world, filling him with joy and peace and
abounding hope in believing, through the power of the Holy Ghost
They shall not be ashamed that hope in Him! (cp Ps 119:116)
Make me, O Lord, to know the
Hope of Thy calling, the riches of the glory of Thine inheritance
in the saints, and the exceeding greatness of Thy power towards
them that believe (Ep 1:18, 19). Above all, grant me the spirit of wisdom and
revelation in the knowledge of Thyself (Ep 1:17) AMEN.
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from the VALLEY OF VISION
by C H Spurgeon
(Read C H Spurgeon's testimony
- It is miraculous as is EVERY testimony of the new birth)
"The LORD thy God will put out those nations before thee by little and
little" (Deuteronomy 7:22).
We are not to expect to win victories for the LORD Jesus by a single blow.
Evil principles and practices die hard. In some places it takes years of
labor to drive out even one of the many vices which defile the
inhabitants. We must carry on the war with all our might, even when
favored with little manifest success. Our business in this world is to
conquer it for Jesus. We are not to make compromises but to exterminate
evils. We are not to seek popularity but to wage unceasing war with
iniquity. Infidelity, popery, drink, impurity, oppression, worldliness,
error; these are all to be "put out." The LORD our God can alone
accomplish this. He works by His faithful servants, and blessed be His
name. He promises that He will so work. "Jehovah thy God will put out
those nations before thee." This He will do by degrees that we may learn
perseverance, may increase in faith, may earnestly watch, and may avoid
carnal security. Let us thank God for a little success and pray for more.
Let us never sheathe the sword till the whole land is won for Jesus.
Courage, my heart! Go on little by little, for many littles will make a
MORNING AND EVENING
Morning, Nov 23
“Fellowship with him.”
1 John 1:6
When we were united by faith to Christ, we were brought into such
complete fellowship with him, that we were made one with him, and
his interests and ours became mutual and identical. We have
fellowship with Christ in his love. What he loves we love. He loves
the saints—so do we. He loves sinners—so do we. He loves the poor
perishing race of man, and pants to see earth’s deserts transformed
into the garden of the Lord—so do we. We have fellowship with him in
his desires. He desires the glory of God—we also labour for the
same. He desires that the saints may be with him where he is—we
desire to be with him there too. He desires to drive out sin—behold
we fight under his banner. He desires that his Father’s name may be
loved and adored by all his creatures—we pray daily, “Let thy
kingdom come. Thy will be done on earth, even as it is in heaven.”
We have fellowship with Christ in his sufferings. We are not nailed
to the cross, nor do we die a cruel death, but when he is
reproached, we are reproached; and a very sweet thing it is to be
blamed for his sake, to be despised for following the Master, to
have the world against us. The disciple should not be above his
Lord. In our measure we commune with him in his labours, ministering
to men by the word of truth and by deeds of love. Our meat and our
drink, like his, is to do the will of him who hath sent us and to
finish his work. We have also fellowship with Christ in his joys. We
are happy in his happiness, we rejoice in his exaltation. Have you
ever tasted that joy, believer? There is no purer or more thrilling
delight to be known this side heaven than that of having Christ’s
joy fulfilled in us, that our joy may be full. His glory awaits us
to complete our fellowship, for his Church shall sit with him upon
his throne, as his well-beloved bride and queen.
Evening, Nov 23
“Get thee up into the high
Each believer should be thirsting for God, for the living God, and
longing to climb the hill of the Lord, and see him face to face.
We ought not to rest content in the mists of the valley when the
summit of Tabor awaits us. My soul thirsteth to drink deep of the
cup which is reserved for those who reach the mountain’s brow, and
bathe their brows in heaven. How pure are the dews of the hills,
how fresh is the mountain air, how rich the fare of the dwellers
aloft, whose windows look into the New Jerusalem! Many saints are
content to live like men in coal mines, who see not the sun; they
eat dust like the serpent when they might taste the ambrosial meat
of angels; they are content to wear the miner’s garb when they
might put on king’s robes; tears mar their faces when they might
anoint them with celestial oil. Satisfied I am that many a
believer pines in a dungeon when he might walk on the palace roof,
and view the goodly land and Lebanon. Rouse thee, O believer, from
thy low condition! Cast away thy sloth, thy lethargy, thy
coldness, or whatever interferes with thy chaste and pure love to
Christ, thy soul’s Husband. Make him the source, the centre, and
the circumference of all thy soul’s range of delight. What
enchants thee into such folly as to remain in a pit when thou
mayst sit on a throne? Live not in the lowlands of bondage now
that mountain liberty is conferred upon thee. Rest no longer
satisfied with thy dwarfish attainments, but press forward to
things more sublime and heavenly. Aspire to a higher, a nobler, a
fuller life. Upward to heaven! Nearer to God!
“When wilt thou come unto me, Lord?
Oh come, my Lord most dear!
Come near, come nearer, nearer still,
I'm blest when thou art near.”
NOVEMBER The Twenty-third
1Kings 8:37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53.
YES, indeed, what space has “the stranger” in my supplications? Has he any
place at all? Are my intercessions private enclosures, intended only for
the select among my friends? Do I ever open the door to anyone outside my
family circle? Are my ecclesiastical sympathies large enough to include
“outsiders” from afar? What do I do with “the stranger”?
There is nothing which keeps prayer sweet and fresh and wholesome like the
letting in of “the stranger”! To let a new guest sit down at the feast of
my intercession is to give my own soul a most nutritious surprise. It is a
most healthy spiritual habit to see to it that we bring in a new
“stranger” every time we pray. Let me be continually enlarging the circle
of hospitality! Let some new and weary bird find a resting-place in the
branches of my supplications every time I hold communication with God.
A prayer which has no room for “the stranger” can have little or no room
"Year Book" 1895
"I tell you the truth, unless you change and become like little
children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven!" Matthew
Our great Teacher spoke strong words, when he said that only those
who become like little children, can enter into the kingdom of
heaven. It is of vital importance that we learn just what the
words mean. What is it—to become like a little child?
There is a legend of a man whom the angels loved, and wished to
have honored in some way. They asked that some remarkable power
might be bestowed upon him. They were told to learn what the man
would choose. But he would make no choice. Pressed to name some
new power which should be given him, he said he would like to do a
great deal of good in the world—without even knowing it. So it
came about, that whenever his shadow fell behind him—it had
healing power—but when it fell in front of him—it had not this
This is Christlikeness, goodness, power to do good, usefulness,
helpfulness, without being conscious of the possession of these
qualities. Ambition to have distinction, craving for praise,
consciousness of being good, bright, useful, or great—all are
marks of a worldly spirit. In another place Jesus said that
greatness in his kingdom, is the spirit of unselfish serving,
desiring "not to be served unto—but to serve." He who serves
others the most unselfishly—is the greatest Christian.
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= command to make this privilege our practice!) for
yourselves treasure in heaven (cp Mt 6:20-note,
1Th 2:19, 20-note,
Lk 10:2, Col 4:2,3-note,
2Th 3:1, Rev 7:9-note)
We will do much of what we do on earth in heaven, but
one thing we cannot do is share the Gospel and intercede
for souls to be saved. Beloved, let this sobering truth
cause us to
redeem the time,
making the most of the opportunities we have today to
intercede for these innumerable souls who have never
heard the Gospel or the Name of Jesus.
Pray for the unreached people groups.
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(1) GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST
-Tarkani Pashtun Tribe
A wave of heat surged from an oven in a small bakery in
Birmingham, England. Abbas, a member of the Tarkani Pashtun tribe,
had just opened the door of the large stone oven and placed the
freshly kneaded dough on a metal spatula with a long wooden
handle. After having put a dozen more loaves of bread into the
oven, he closed the door, and for the first time that day, he sat
down on a small bench.
As the fragrance of freshly baking bread wafted through the room,
he reminisced about his life as a child in the Swat Valley in
Pakistan near the Afghan border. He remembered the simple games he
played with other children in the village. When he was nine years
old, his parents had told him that they were leaving the valley to
live with an uncle in Birmingham, England. They spent their first
few years in England with their uncle and his large family in a
tiny one bedroom flat. After several years of waiting tables at a
Pakistani restaurant, his father was able to put away enough money
to buy a small bakery. Abbas inherited the bakery, and now it is
The Tarkani people are among the Pashtuns most likely to move to
far-away places. There might be some of them living in your part
of the world.
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Pray for followers of Christ in England to reach out in love to
the Tarkani people.
Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who
confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.
For members of any culture, people need to confess and forsake
their sin to be in good standing with the Lord. This requires
humility, something that is in short supply with “martial” peoples
like the Pashtuns.
Pray for many Tarkani Pashtun people to humbly come to God with
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Restore us, O God of our
salvation, and cause Your indignation toward us to cease. Will You
be angry with us forever? Will You prolong Your anger to all
generations? Will You not Yourself revive us again, that Your
people may rejoice in You? Show us Your lovingkindness, O LORD,
and grant us Your salvation.
O God, restore us And cause
Your face to shine upon us, and we will be saved. O LORD God of
hosts, How long will You be angry with the prayer of Your people?
Bryon Paulus, director
of Life Action Ministries, has said our greatest obstacle for
revival is failure to pray, to plead, to intercede, to cry out.
Leonard Ravenhill summed it up...
doesn't need to pray. The self-sufficient doesn't want to
self-righteous cannot pray!
Paulus commented: "Those three
principles apply to revival: We are so self-satisfied that
we don't want revival, so
self-sufficient that we think we don't need revival, and so
self-righteous that we can't have revival." (Ouch!)
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While we still have time!
God addressed Israel
in the following famous passage but the timeless principle is
apropos to believers in America ...
If I shut up the heavens so
that there is no rain, or if I command the locust to devour the
land, or if I send pestilence among My people,
and My people who are called by My name humble themselves
and pray, and seek My face and turn from
their wicked ways,
then I will hear
from heaven, will forgive their sin, and will heal
their land. (2Chr 7:13, 14)
J. Barton Payne writes that
"This great verse, the best known in all Chronicles, expresses as
does no other in Scripture God’s requirement for national
blessing, whether in Solomon’s land, in Ezra’s, or in our own.
Those who believe must forsake their sins, turn from the life that
is centered in self, and yield to God’s word and will. Then, and
only then, will heaven send revival."
May God grant His children
grace to plead for a Spirit driven, God glorifying, Word centered,
Christ exalting revival of the Body of Christ in America.
First of all, then, I urge that
entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on
behalf of all men, for kings and all who are in authority, in
order that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness
and dignity. (1Ti 2:1,2)
Our Heavenly Father
desires to hear His children cry out with "fasting, sackcloth and
ashes" (Da 9:3), reflecting not the external appearance of our
bodies, but more accurately the internal condition of our hearts -
sinful (Da 9:5 - "we" not "they"!), rejecting His Holy Word
(Da 9:6-"we"), shameful (Da 9:8-"us"), contrite, and
broken (Ps 51:17), over our national rejection of God's righteous
and holy Name...
Daniel's prayer (Da 9:3,
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19) is an
excellent "template" for all saints to emulate as we begin to
intercede with a sense of urgency for
America and especially for God's Name and reputation considering
that the world thinks of us as a "Christian nation" and we once
called ourselves "One Nation Under God"!
Matthew Henry's comments
on Lev 26:40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46 (directed first to Israel but
applicable to any nation that rejects Him)
Among the Israelites, persons
were not always prosperous or afflicted according to their
obedience or disobedience. But national prosperity was the
effect of national obedience, and national judgments
were brought on by national wickedness. Israel was under a
National wickedness will end
in the ruin of any people,
especially where the Word of God and the light of the Gospel are
Sooner or later, sin will be
the ruin, as well as the reproach, of every people.
Oh that, being humbled for
we might avert the rising storm before it bursts upon us!
(Note: Henry's comments
were published in 1706 and national revival, the
First Great Awakening,
occurred in the 1730's and 1740's! Brethren, there is hope because
there is a "God of hope"! Ro 15:13)
God grant that we may, in this
consider the things which belong to our eternal peace.
Righteousness exalts a
But sin is a disgrace to any people.
My (Our) soul cleaves
to the dust;
according to Thy word.
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