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know love by this, that He laid down His life for us
HE knows our frame.--He doth not afflict willingly or grieve the sons
of men. The firm foundation of God stands, having this
seal, The Lord knows those who are His, and, Let everyone who names the name
of the Lord abstain from wickedness. Now in a large house there are not only
gold and silver vessels, but also vessels of wood and of earthenware, and
some to honor and some to dishonor. Therefore, if a man cleanses himself
from these things, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified, useful to the
Master, prepared for every good work.
He will sit as a smelter and purifier of silver,
and He will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver, so
that they may present to the LORD offerings in righteousness --I will bring
the third part through the fire, refine them as silver is refined, and test
them as gold is tested. They will call on My name, and I will answer them. I
will say, They are My people, and they will say, The LORD is my God.
Job 23.10. Ps. 103.14.--La.
2Ti 2.19-21. Mal. 3.3.--Zec. 13.9.
Make me know Thy ways, O LORD.
Teach me Thy paths.
MOSES said unto the
LORD, I pray Thee, if I have found favor in Thy
sight, let me know Thy ways, that I may know Thee, so that I may find favor
in Thy sight. Consider too, that this nation is Thy people.
And He said, My presence shall go with you, and I will give you rest.--He
made known His ways to Moses, His acts to the sons of Israel.
He leads the humble in justice, And He teaches the
humble His way. Who is the man who fears the LORD? He will instruct him in
the way he should choose. --Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do
not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He
will make your paths straight.
Thou wilt make known to me the path of life; In Thy
presence is fulness of joy. In Thy right hand there are pleasures forever
--I will instruct you and teach you in the way which you should go; I will
counsel you with My eye upon you .--The path of the righteous is like the
light of dawn, That shines brighter and brighter until the full day.
Ps. 25.4. Ex. 33.12-14.--Ps.
Ps. 25.9, 12.--Pr. 3.5, 6. Ps. 16.11.--
Ps. 32.8.--Pr. 4.18.
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by F. B. Meyer
THE TALISMAN OF VICTORY
"In all these things we are more
than conquerors, through Him that loved us."--
CAN ANYTHING separate me from the
love of Christ? was the only question that St. Paul felt worth
consideration. In this paragraph he takes the extreme conditions of being,
and carefully investigates them, knowing that they include all between.
First, he interrogates Existence--"death and life"; next, created
Intelligences--"Angels, principalities, and powers"; next, the extremes of
Time--"things present, things to come"; next, of Space---"height and
depth"; lastly, the created Universe --"any other creature." Each of these
extremes is passed in review. He is like a man proving every link of the
chain in which he is going to swing out over the abyss. Carefully and
fervently he has tested all, and is satisfied that none of them can cut
him off from the love of God.
We strangely misjudge and mistrust
the Love of God our Father, and think that our distresses and sufferings,
our sins and failures, may make Him love us less. But in the home, it is
not the troop of sturdy children that engross the mother's care so much as
the puny feeble life, that lies in the cot, unable to help itself and
reciprocate her love. And in the world, death and pain, disease and
sorrow, sin and failure, so far from separating us from God's love, bind
Oh blessed Love! that comes down to
us from the heart of Jesus, the essence of the eternal love of
God--nothing can ever staunch, exhaust, intercept it. It is not our love
to Him, but His to us, and since nothing can separate us from the love of
God, He will go on loving us for ever, and pouring into us the entire
fullness of His life and glory. Whatever our difficulties, whatever our
weakness and infirmity, we shall he kept steadfast, unmovable, always
abounding in the work of the Lord; gaining by our losses, succeeding by
our failures, triumphing in our defeats, and ever more than conquerors
through Him that loved us.
Yea thro' life, thro' sorrow and
thro' sinning He shall suffice me, for He hath sufficed: Christ is the
end, for Christ was the beginning, Christ is the beginning, for the end is
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by C H Spurgeon
(Read C H Spurgeon's testimony
- It is miraculous as is EVERY testimony of the new birth)
Needs to Open Our Mouths
"Open thy mouth
wide, and I will fill it" (Psalm 81:10).
What an encouragement to pray! Our human
notions would lead us to ask small things because our deservings are so
small; but the LORD would have us request great blessings. Prayer should
be as simple a matter as the opening of the mouth; it should be a natural,
unconstrained utterance. When a man is earnest he opens his mouth wide,
and our text urges us to be fervent in our supplications. Yet it also
means that we may make bold with God and ask many and large blessings at
His hands, Read the whole verse, and see the argument: "I am Jehovah, thy
God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt: open thy mouth wide, and
I will fill it." Because the LORD has given us so much He invites us to
ask for more, yea, to expect more. See how the little birds in their nests
seem to be all mouth when the mother comes to feed them. Let it be the
same with us. Let us take in grace at every door. Let us drink it in as a
sponge sucks up the water in which it lies. God is ready to fill us if we
are only ready to be filled. Let our needs make us open our mouths; let
our faintness cause us to open our mouths and pant; yea, let our alarm
make us open our mouths with a child's cry. The opened mouth shall be
filled by the LORD Himself. So be it unto us, O LORD, this day.
MORNING AND EVENING
Morning, Sept 30
“I found him whom my soul loveth: I held him, and would not let him
Song of Solomon 3:4
Does Christ receive us when we come to him, notwithstanding all our
past sinfulness? Does he never chide us for having tried all other
refuges first? And is there none on earth like him? Is he the best
of all the good, the fairest of all the fair? Oh, then let us praise
him! Daughters of Jerusalem, extol him with timbrel and harp! Down
with your idols, up with the Lord Jesus. Now let the standards of
pomp and pride be trampled under foot, but let the cross of Jesus,
which the world frowns and scoffs at, be lifted on high. O for a
throne of ivory for our King Solomon! Let him be set on high
forever, and let my soul sit at his footstool, and kiss his feet,
and wash them with my tears. Oh, how precious is Christ! How can it
be that I have thought so little of him? How is it I can go abroad
for joy or comfort when he is so full, so rich, so satisfying.
Fellow believer, make a covenant with thine heart that thou wilt
never depart from him, and ask thy Lord to ratify it. Bid him set
thee as a signet upon his finger, and as a bracelet upon his arm.
Ask him to bind thee about him, as the bride decketh herself with
ornaments, and as the bridegroom putteth on his jewels. I would live
in Christ’s heart; in the clefts of that rock my soul would
eternally abide. The sparrow hath made a house, and the swallow a
nest for herself where she may lay her young, even thine altars, O
Lord of hosts, my King and my God; and so too would I make my nest,
my home, in thee, and never from thee may the soul of thy turtle
dove go forth again, but may I nestle close to thee, O Jesus, my
true and only rest.
“When my precious Lord I find,
All my ardent passions glow;
Him with cords of love I bind,
Hold and will not let him go.”
Evening, Sept 30
the honour of his name, make his praise
It is not left to our own option whether we
shall praise God or not. Praise is God’s most
righteous due, and every Christian, as the
recipient of his grace, is bound to praise God
from day to day. It is true we have no
authoritative rubric for daily praise; we have
no commandment prescribing certain hours of song
and thanksgiving: but the law written upon the
heart teaches us that it is right to praise God;
and the unwritten mandate comes to us with as
much force as if it had been recorded on the
tables of stone, or handed to us from the top of
thundering Sinai. Yes, it is the Christian’s
duty to praise God. It is not only a pleasurable
exercise, but it is the absolute obligation of
his life. Think not ye who are always mourning,
that ye are guiltless in this respect, or
imagine that ye can discharge your duty to your
God without songs of praise. You are bound by
the bonds of his love to bless his name so long
as you live, and his praise should continually
be in your mouth, for you are blessed, in order
that you may bless him; “this people have I
formed for myself, they shall show forth my
praise”; and if you do not praise God, you are
not bringing forth the fruit which he, as the
Divine Husbandman, has a right to expect at your
hands. Let not your harp then hang upon the
willows, but take it down, and strive, with a
grateful heart, to bring forth its loudest
music. Arise and chant his praise. With every
morning’s dawn, lift up your notes of
thanksgiving, and let every setting sun be
followed with your song. Girdle the earth with
your praises; surround it with an atmosphere of
melody, and God himself will hearken from heaven
and accept your music.
“E'en so I love thee, and will love,
And in thy praise will sing,
Because thou art my loving God,
And my redeeming King.”
SEPTEMBER The Thirtieth
WHITE ROBES IN THE STREETS
John 17:11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26,
THE man who has been fed with the “bread of life” must remain “in the
world.” The Lord gives no countenance to the life of the ascetic. Our
sanctification is not to be gained by withdrawal and retreat. At the best,
that would be a holiness sickly and anćmic, a coddled virtue devoid of
firm muscle and iron nerve. Our Lord purposes a holiness which shall wear
white robes in the streets, and shine like virgin snow in the market, and
keep itself chivalrous and stately in the common fellowships of men.
“In the world,” but “not of the world.” The man who is fed on “the bread
of life” is endowed with powers of resistance against “the noisome
pestilence.” The germs of worldly epidemics find no nutriment in him. “The
prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in Me.” When an evil microbe
finds no foothold it withers away. If I am not “of the world” I shall
quite naturally and instinctively be able to resist “all the wiles of the
And my Lord purposes me to have this positive, masculine holiness in order
“that the world may believe.” He wants disciples who will arrest the world
by their glorious health, and by their invincible moral defences. He wants
my purity to advertise His grace; He wants my faith to increase “the
household of the faith.”
"Year Book" 1895
"As for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the
LORD—by failing to pray for you. And I will teach you the way that
is good and right." 1 Samuel 12:23
We sin against our friend—when we do not pray for him. Of all the
ways of doing good and showing kindness to others—prayer is the
best. Sometimes we catch ourselves saying to one who is in sore
trouble: "I am sorry I cannot do anything to help you; I can only
pray for you." But if we really pray for him, we do the very best
that we could possibly do! God knows better how to help him, than
we do. Ofttimes the help we would give would only harm him. We
would lift away burdens, which it would be best if he would carry
longer. We would make easy the path, which would better be left
rough. We are always in danger of hindering God's work in a man's
life—when we come in with our help. The best we can do—is to pray
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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.
Global Prayer Digest
(1) GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST
- Teli People
Raji walked into Isak’s vegetable oil shop in Western India. Raji
and Isak were both members of the Teli people group. But Isak wore
a skullcap and bowed to the east. “Isak, what are you doing?” Raji
asked. “I’m Raji, the friend your father told you about.” Isak
answered, “I was praying in the direction of Jerusalem.” Raji
tilted his head in puzzlement. “Why Jerusalem? What’s so special
about that city?” Isak replied, “I’m a Jew. Jerusalem is where the
God we’re waiting for will one day come from.” Before Raji could
reply, a chanting sound filled the air. Isak sighed. “Some of our
Teli brothers are Muslims. That’s the call to prayer coming from
the mosque on the next block. “I don’t know what to believe,”
mumbled Raji. “I’m a Hindu and I worship many gods. None of them
have brought me any satisfaction.”
The Teli people live in western India and started off as makers of
vegetable oil. Today many are merchants, and they sell much more
than vegetable oil. Other members of this people group have
recently become farmers. The Teli are very divided about religion.
The majority may be Hindu, but there are also many Muslims and a
small group of Jews among this people group. Some Teli mix
ancestor worship into their religious practices. At this time
there are almost no worshippers of Jesus Christ among the Teli.
Pray that the Teli will develop a hunger for the true God. Ask the
Lord to lead a mission agency to target this people group for
outreach. May the Jews among the Teli come to see Jesus Christ as
Psalms 16:4, ESV
The sorrows of those who run after another god shall multiply;
their drink offerings of blood I will not pour out or take their
names on my lips.
Worshipping multiple gods is accompanied by spiritual confusion
and a lack of commitment to any one god. There is no true devotion
between the “gods” and those who worship them. Spirituality often
is reduced to a bargain between spirit beings and the people who
Pray for the Teli people to become disillusioned with their
spiritual lives. Pray that they will seek and find the One who can
free them from their spiritual bondage.
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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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May God Grant Us
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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