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May 22, Evening
Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you,
not as the world gives, do I give to you.
THE world s passing away, and also its lusts --Surely every man walks about
as a phantom. Surely they make an uproar for nothing. He amasses riches, and
does not know who will gather them -- What benefit were you then deriving
from the things of which you are now ashamed? For the outcome of those
things is death.
Martha, Martha, you are worried and bothered about so many things but only a
few things are necessary, really only one, for Mary has chosen the good
part, which shall not be taken away from her -- I want you to be free from
These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the
world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.--The
Lord of peace Himself continually grant you peace in every
circumstance.--The LORD bless you, and keep you. The LORD make His face
shine on you, and be gracious to you. The LORD lift up His countenance on
you, and give you peace.
Jn 14.27. 1John 2.17.--Ps.
Ro. 6.21. Lk. 10.41, 42.--1Co. 7.32.
John 16.33.--2Th. 3.16.--Nu. 6.24-26.
The Spirit also helps our weakness
THE Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name.-- Do you
not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit Who is in you, Whom
you have from God, and that you are not your own?--It is God who is at work
We do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes
for us with groanings too deep for words and He who searches the hearts
knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He intercedes for the saints
according to the will of God.
He Himself knows our frame; He is mindful that we are but dust.--A bruised
reed He will not break, and a dimly burning wick He will not extinguish
The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak
The LORD is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green
pastures. He leads me beside quiet waters
Ro 8.26. John 14.26.--1Co.
Phil 2.13. Ro. 8.26, 27. Ps. 103.14.--
Is. 42.3. Mat. 26.41. Ps. 23.1, 2.
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by F. B. Meyer
THE PSALM OF ASCENSION
"But God, being rich in mercy, for His
great love wherewith He loved us, even when we were dead through our
trespasses, quickened us together with Christ, and raised us up with Him,
and made us to sit with Him in the heavenly places, in Christ Jesus."--
THIS 24th Psalm is apparently in two
parts, and yet there is one theme, the ascent of the holy soul and the
triumphant Saviour into the presence of God. For us, the ascension of our
Lord precedes our own; but in the days of the Psalmist that order was
Our Lord's Ascension. In an outburst
of poetry, kindled by the Divine Spirit, the Psalmist anticipates the coming
of the King of Glory to the doors of the Eternal City--that ideal City which
through the ages has beckoned forward the hearts of saints and patriots, and
which in Rev. 21. is seen descending to our earth. It was as though the
doors of the Unseen barred His entrance. They had opened to God, but never
before to "God manifest in the flesh." It was a new thing that He should
take our nature with Him into the unseen and eternal world.
The soul's ascension (Psa 24:3-6).
In Christ we have ascended and are seated at God's right hand. No change in
your emotions, not even the being overtaken by a fault can alter that. But
we have to make our calling sure. What is ours in the divine purpose must be
claimed and appropriated as a living daily experience. There are certain
qualities of character which are requisite to those who should be accounted
worthy to stand before the Son of Man, not hereafter only, but now and here
and always (Luk 21:36).
We must have clean hands. The money
that we earn must be clean money. If we are writers, artists, mechanics,
professional or commercial men or women, we must never produce anything
which would defile the imagination or heart. We must have a pure heart. In
which is a parallel passage, the Holy Spirit is compared to a devouring
fire, in the presence of which no evil thing can five. Let us ask Him so to
possess us, and to cleanse the thoughts of our hearts by His inspiration. We
must not lift up our soul to vanity, i.e., we must not allow ourselves to be
inflated with the applause or rewards of the world. Many sell their souls
for these, and only at the end of life awaken to discover how worthless they
are. We must not swear deceitfully, i.e., we must be absolutely transparent
and sincere, for only the true can stand in the presence of the King of
May we live as those who have been raised with Christ, and who are seated
with Him. AMEN.
by C H Spurgeon
(Read C H Spurgeon's testimony
- It is miraculous as is EVERY testimony of the new birth)
I walk in the midst of trouble, Thou wilt receive me: Thou shalt stretch
forth Thine hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and Thy right hand
shall save me" (Psalm 138:7).
Wretched walking in the midst of trouble. Nay, blessed walking, since
there is a special promise for it. Give me a promise, and what is the
trouble? What doth my LORD teach me here to say? Why this -- "Thou wilt
receive me." I shall have more life, more energy, more faith. Is it not
often so, that trouble revives us, like a breath of cold air when one is
ready to faint? How angry are my enemies and especially the archenemy!
Shall I stretch forth my hand and fight my foes! No, my hand is better
employed in doing service for my LORD. Besides, there is no need, for my
God will use His far-reaching arm, and He will deal with them far better
than I could if I were to try. "Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the
LORD." He will with His own right hand of power and wisdom save me, and
what more can I desire? Come, my heart, talk this promise over to thyself
till thou canst use it as the song of thy confidence, the solace of thy
holiness. Pray to be revived thyself and leave the rest with the LORD, who
performeth all things for thee.
MORNING AND EVENING
Spurgeon's Morning Reading, May 22
“He led them forth by the right way.”
Changeful experience often leads the anxious believer to inquire “Why is
it thus with me?” I looked for light, but lo, darkness came; for peace,
but behold, trouble. I said in my heart, my mountain standeth firm; I
shall never be moved. Lord, thou dost hide thy face, and I am troubled. It
was but yesterday that I could read my title clear; today my evidences are
bedimmed, and my hopes are clouded. Yesterday, I could climb to Pisgah’s
top, and view the landscape o'er, and rejoice with confidence in my future
inheritance; today, my spirit has no hopes, but many fears; no joys, but
much distress. Is this part of God’s plan with me? Can this be the way in
which God would bring me to heaven? Yes, it is even so. The eclipse of
your faith, the darkness of your mind, the fainting of your hope, all
these things are but parts of God’s method of making you ripe for the
great inheritance upon which you shall soon enter. These trials are for
the testing and strengthening of your faith—they are waves that wash you
further upon the rock—they are winds which waft your ship the more swiftly
towards the desired haven. According to David’s words, so it might be said
of you, “So he bringeth them to their desired haven.” By honour and
dishonour, by evil report and by good report, by plenty and by poverty, by
joy and by distress, by persecution and by peace, by all these things is
the life of your souls maintained, and by each of these are you helped on
your way. Oh, think not, believer, that your sorrows are out of God’s
plan; they are necessary parts of it. “We must, through much tribulation,
enter the kingdom.” Learn, then, even to “count it all joy when ye fall
into divers temptations.”
“O let my trembling soul be still,
And wait thy wise, thy holy will!
I cannot, Lord, thy purpose see,
Yet all is well since ruled by thee.”
Spurgeon's Evening Reading Evening, May 22
“Behold, thou art fair, my Beloved.”
Song of Solomon 1:16
From every point our Well-beloved is most fair. Our various experiences
are meant by our heavenly Father to furnish fresh standpoints from which
we may view the loveliness of Jesus; how amiable are our trials when they
carry us aloft where we may gain clearer views of Jesus than ordinary life
could afford us! We have seen him from the top of Amana, from the top of
Shenir and Hermon, and he has shone upon us as the sun in his strength;
but we have seen him also “from the lions’ dens, from the mountains of the
leopards,” and he has lost none of his loveliness. From the languishing of
a sick bed, from the borders of the grave, have we turned our eyes to our
soul’s spouse, and he has never been otherwise than “all fair.” Many of
his saints have looked upon him from the gloom of dungeons, and from the
red flames of the stake, yet have they never uttered an ill word of him,
but have died extolling his surpassing charms. Oh, noble and pleasant
employment to be forever gazing at our sweet Lord Jesus! Is it not
unspeakably delightful to view the Saviour in all his offices, and to
perceive him matchless in each?—to shift the kaleidoscope, as it were, and
to find fresh combinations of peerless graces? In the manger and in
eternity, on the cross and on his throne, in the garden and in his
kingdom, among thieves or in the midst of cherubim, he is everywhere
“altogether lovely.” Examine carefully every little act of his life, and
every trait of his character, and he is as lovely in the minute as in the
majestic. Judge him as you will, you cannot censure; weigh him as you
please, and he will not be found wanting. Eternity shall not discover the
shadow of a spot in our Beloved, but rather, as ages revolve, his hidden
glories shall shine forth with yet more inconceivable splendour, and his
unutterable loveliness shall more and more ravish all celestial minds.
"Year Book" 1895
"He heals the brokenhearted—and binds up their wounds!" Psalm
It is said that when one branch of a tree is bruised, the whole
tree begins to pour of its life toward the wounded place, to
restore it. It is in this manner, that Christ heals His people
when bruised by sorrow. "Blessed are those who mourn—for they
shall be comforted."
There are fields where once fierce battles raged, great armies
contended, and blood flowed—but where now the birds sing sweet
songs, in summer days flowers bloom, meadows are green with waving
grass, and ripening harvests bend. So there are homes where once
sorrow's dark clouds hung, tears flowed, and cries of grief were
heard—but where now joyous songs ring out, and glad faces smile.
God's comfort has healed the brokenhearted home.
There are many ways in which God restores sorrow's devastation. He
sends new blessings instead of the old ones, which he took away,
as new flowers come in place of those that fade. He hides a
blessing, too, in the very heart of the sorrow itself!
Grief is like the cloud which comes with its dark portents, into
the blue summer sky. It blots out the blue, and fills the air with
terrors. The lightnings flash, the thunders roll; but out of the
bosom of the blackness—pours the soft rain. So sorrow's cloud
comes with dark, portentous aspect; but it empties blessings upon
the life, thus carrying in itself—its own power of restoration.
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THE LIGHT AS DARKNESS
Matthew 13:10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17.
THE condition of the heart determines the quality of my discernment. If
“the heart is waxed gross,” the ears will be “dull of hearing,” and the
eyes will be “closed.” My spiritual senses gain their acuteness or
obtuseness from my affections. If my love is muddy my sight will be dim.
If my love be “clear as crystal” the spiritual realm will be like a
gloriously transparent air.
And the awful nemesis of sin-created blindness is this, that it interprets
itself as sight. “The light that is in thee is darkness.” We think we see,
and all the time we are the children of the night. We think it is “the
dawn of God’s sweet morning,” and behold! it is the perverse flare of the
evil one. He has given us a will-o’-the-wisp, and we boastfully proclaim
it to be “the morning star.”
But there is hope for any man, however blind he be, who will humbly lay
himself at Jesus’ feet. Let this be my prayer, O Lord, “Cleanse Thou me
from secret faults.” Deliver me from self-deception, save me from
confusing the fixed light of heaven with the wandering beacon-lights of
hell. And again and again will I pray, “Lord, that I might receive my
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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)
Pray for the unreached people groups.
Global Prayer Digest
(1) GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST
Do you recall the massive nine-point earthquake of December 26,
2004? It was the one that triggered a series of devastating
tsunamis in the Indian Ocean, killing over 230,000 people in 14
countries. As Wikipedia reports. it was “one of the deadliest
natural disasters in recorded history.” Indonesia suffered the
most devastation, and the 67,000 Singkil people of Sumatra were
among those affected. Although spared from the tsunami, this
people group was affected in other significant ways. Fear spread
throughout their community. When another earthquake in nearby Nias
Island hit, many Singkil houses were destroyed, but no lives were
lost. After that, many Singkil then moved to higher ground.
Traditionally residing in villages along the rivers and in the
hills, the Singkil people earn their livelihood through farming
and fishing. Some also work as day laborers and craftsmen. Their
houses are built on wooden stilts. The Singkil River is important
to their daily life; they use it for drinking water, bathing,
dumping trash, and transportation. Strong family ties are very
important to them. Traditional culture and Islamic laws order
their lives, and few would dare to not conform to what is expected
Pray for economic advancement and improvement in farming and
fishing techniques for the Singkil. Pray that Christ followers
will be sent to the Singkil. Pray that the Singkil people will not
fear false gods, but will trust in Jesus as their eternal hope.
Have no fear of sudden disaster or of the ruin that overtakes the
wicked, for the Lord will be at your side and will keep your foot
from being snared.
Though this verse does not mean that believers never face natural
calamities, it does mean that the Lord will be at the believer’s
side, so there is no need to fear. This would be very good news to
people like the Singkils who live in fear. The Lord can be their
Pray that the Lord will soon be the protector of the fearful
Sinkil people of Sumatra, Indonesia.
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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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