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We eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus
THE grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men, instructing us
to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously
and godly in the present age, looking for the blessed hope and the appearing
of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus; who gave Himself for
us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself a
people for His own possession, zealous for good deeds.-- According to His
promise we are looking for new heavens and a new earth, in which
righteousness dwells. Therefore, beloved, since you look for these things,
be diligent to be found by Him in peace, spotless and blameless
Christ also, having been offered
once to bear the sins of many, shall appear a second time for salvation
without reference to sin, to those who eagerly await Him. --And it will be
said in that day, Behold, this is our God for whom we have waited that He
might save us. This is the LORD for whom we have waited; Let us rejoice and
be glad in His salvation.
Titus 2:14-note--2Pe 3.13, 14-note
Run in such a way that you may win.n
THE sluggard says, there is a
lion outside-- Let us also lay aside every encumbrance, and the sin which so
easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set
before us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith
Let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of
flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.
I press toward the goal.-- I run...as not
without aim... I buffet my body and make it my slave, lest possibly... I
myself should be disqualified.
The form of this world is passing away.
But according to His promise we are looking for
new heavens and a new earth, in which righteousness dwells. Therefore,
beloved, since you look for these things, be diligent--Gird your minds for
action, keep sober in spirit, fix your hope completely on the grace to be
brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
1Co. 9.24. Pr.
22.13.--He. 12.1, 2.
2Co. 7.1. Phil 3.14.--1Co. 9.26, 27.
1Co. 7.31. 2Pe. 3.13, 14.--1Pe. 1.13.
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by F. B. Meyer
NIGHT AND MORNING!
"Weeping may tarry for
the night, But joy cometh in the morning."--
The Night of Doubt--the Morning of
Faith. It is indeed a memorable moment in the history of the human spirit,
when we suddenly wake up to see that the Almighty is the All-Loving Father,
that the righteousness of God is no longer a ground of anxiety and fear, but
of assured hope; that He has no pleasure in the death of a sinner, but
rather that he should turn from his wickedness and live. What a glad hour it
was to Thomas when, after a week of the blackness of darkness, he stood
again face to face with Jesus, and learnt that His heart was beating in
sympathy, and that His pierced hands were held out to him. Dare to believe
that the Love which died for thee is dealing with all the mysteries,
misfits, and dark problems of thy life. Weeping may tarry for the night in
which you shut yourself in with yourself, but she is only a lodger! Joy will
come in the morning, when you open your heart to Christ.
The Night of Perplexity--the Morning
of Vision. We cannot explain all the dealings of God with man, still less
the mysteries of the Divine Nature. Clouds and darkness are round about Him,
though judgment and righteousness are the habitation of His Throne. But from
time to time we obtain some broken vision of His Purpose and Achievement and
Objective. Then the voice of Joy rings through our heart; then our mouths
are filled with laughter and our tongues with singing! Men call us dreamers,
but we count them blind. Sooner or later Christ will come! The power of
Satan will be broken and his reign ended. The things that prophets and kings
foretold, and died without seeing, shall be realised. The children of Light
will lift up their heads, because the time of Redemption will have come.
Sorrow and sighing will flee away, and in that glad Morning there will be
the shout of Joy!
The Night of Bereavement--the Morning
of Reunion. Their stay with us was all too short! We had only begun to
fathom their sweetness and beauty. We little dreamed that we would only be
allowed to sip the cup of bliss that they had brought into our lives. And
then they heard a Voice that called, and saw a beckoning Hand, and they
arose and went! He, that height of Weeping! But the Morning of Joy cometh,
when we shall see again their radiant faces welcoming us on the other side.
In that fair Morning, Joy will be at the full tide, never to recede.
Blessed Christ! The storm is high, the
night is dark. Come to me, I beseech Thee. In Thy presence is fulness of
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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)
Remind God of
Thou saidst, I will surely do thee good" (Genesis 32:12).
This is the sure way of prevailing with the LORD in prayer. We may humbly
remind Him of what He has said. Our faithful God will never run back from
His word, nor will He leave it unfulfilled; yet He loves to be enquired of
by His people and put in mind of His promise. This is refreshing to their
memories, reviving to their faith, and renewing to their hope. God's Word
is given, not for His sake, but for ours. His purposes are settled, and He
needs nothing to bind Him to His design of doing His people good; but He
gives the promise for our strengthening and comfort. Hence He wishes us to
plead it and say to Him, "Thou saidst." "I will surely do thee good" is
just the essence of all the LORD's gracious sayings, Lay a special stress
on the word surely. He will do us good, real good, tasting good, only
good, every good. He will make us good, and this is to do us good in the
very highest degree. He will treat us as He does his saints while we are
here, and that is good. He will soon take us to be with Jesus and all His
chosen, and that is supremely good. With this promise in our hearts we
need not fear angry Esau or anyone else. If the LORD will do us good, who
can do us hurt? (See
How To Handle Fear)
MORNING AND EVENING
Morning, May 28
“Whom he justified, them he also glorified.”
Here is a precious truth for thee, believer. Thou mayest be poor,
or in suffering, or unknown, but for thine encouragement take a
review of thy “calling” and the consequences that flow from it,
and especially that blessed result here spoken of. As surely as
thou art God’s child today, so surely shall all thy trials soon be
at an end, and thou shalt be rich to all the intents of bliss.
Wait awhile, and that weary head shall wear the crown of glory,
and that hand of labour shall grasp the palm-branch of victory.
Lament not thy troubles, but rather rejoice that ere long thou
wilt be where “there shall be neither sorrow, nor crying, neither
shall there be any more pain.” The chariots of fire are at thy
door, and a moment will suffice to bear thee to the glorified. The
everlasting song is almost on thy lip. The portals of heaven stand
open for thee. Think not that thou canst fail of entering into
rest. If he hath called thee, nothing can divide thee from his
love. Distress cannot sever the bond; the fire of persecution
cannot burn the link; the hammer of hell cannot break the chain.
Thou art secure; that voice which called thee at first, shall call
thee yet again from earth to heaven, from death’s dark gloom to
immortality’s unuttered splendours. Rest assured, the heart of him
who has justified thee beats with infinite love towards thee. Thou
shalt soon be with the glorified, where thy portion is; thou art
only waiting here to be made meet for the inheritance, and that
done, the wings of angels shall waft thee far away, to the mount
of peace, and joy, and blessedness, where,
“Far from a world of grief and sin,
With God eternally shut in,”
thou shalt rest forever and ever.
Evening, May 28
“This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope.”
Memory is frequently the bond slave of despondency. Dispairing
minds call to remembrance every dark foreboding in the past, and
dilate upon every gloomy feature in the present; thus memory,
clothed in sackcloth, presents to the mind a cup of mingled gall
and wormwood. There is, however, no necessity for this. Wisdom can
readily transform memory into an angel of comfort. That same
recollection which in its left hand brings so many gloomy omens,
may be trained to bear in its right a wealth of hopeful signs. She
need not wear a crown of iron, she may encircle her brow with a
fillet of gold, all spangled with stars. Thus it was in Jeremiah’s
experience: in the previous verse memory had brought him to deep
humiliation of soul: “My soul hath them still in remembrance, and
is humbled in me;” and now this same memory restored him to life
and comfort. “This I recall to my mind, therefore have I hope.”
Like a two-edged sword, his memory first killed his pride with one
edge, and then slew his despair with the other. As a general
principle, if we would exercise our memories more wisely, we
might, in our very darkest distress, strike a match which would
instantaneously kindle the lamp of comfort. There is no need for
God to create a new thing upon the earth in order to restore
believers to joy; if they would prayerfully rake the ashes of the
past, they would find light for the present; and if they would
turn to the book of truth and the throne of grace, their candle
would soon shine as aforetime. Be it ours to remember the
lovingkindness of the Lord, and to rehearse his deeds of grace.
Let us open the volume of recollection which is so richly
illuminated with memorials of mercy, and we shall soon be happy.
Thus memory may be, as Coleridge calls it, “the bosom-spring of
joy,” and when the Divine Comforter bends it to his service, it
may be chief among earthly comforters.
J H JOWETT
THE SONS OF GOD
“For as many as are led by the Spirit of God they are the sons of God.”
Romans 8:9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17.
AND how unspeakably wealthy are the implications of the great word!
If a son, then what holy freedom is mine! Mine is not “the spirit of
bondage.” The son has “the run of the house.” That is the great contrast
between lodgings and home. And I am to be at home with the Lord.
And if a son, then heir! “All things are yours.” Samuel Rutherford used to
counsel his friends to “take a turn” round their estate. And truly it is
an inspiring exercise! The Spirit shall lead me over my estate, and I will
survey, with the sense of ownership, “the things which God hath prepared
for them that love Him.”
I wonder if I have the manner of a king’s son? I wonder if there is
anything in my very “walk” which indicates distinguished lineage and royal
blood? Or am I like a vagrant who has no possessions and no heartening
“Lord, I would serve, and be a son!”
"Year Book" 1895
Samuel did what the Lord said. When he arrived at Bethlehem, the
elders of the town trembled when they met him. They asked, "Do you
come in peace?" Samuel replied, "Yes, in peace!" 1 Samuel 16:4-5
God's messengers do not all wear gentle faces; ofttimes they come
in a garb of sternness. Yet they come always with a blessing.
Sickness is one of these dark-visaged prophets. We cannot welcome
it. Yet if we ask this messenger, "Do you come in peace?" the
answer is, "Yes, in peace." Sickness always brings messages of
peace, of good—if only we have grace to receive them.
The same is true of all the hard trials of life. We would rather
have easy times. Boys and young men who are poor, think ofttimes
that they have scarcely a fair chance in life, when they see the
sons of rich fathers reveling in luxury, with plenty of money. Yet
really the stern prophet of poverty brings ofttimes a holier
message and a richer, truer blessing—than the smiling-faced,
silken-robed messenger brings to the youth in the fine mansion.
The best things in life, can be developed only by work and
discipline. Hence, whatever compels a boy or a young man to toil,
to deny himself, to make strenuous efforts—is a blessing to him.
The 'prophet of necessity' therefore comes to him peaceably. We
should never turn from our doors any prophets which God sends,
however stern they may appear. They all come with a good message.
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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
Unreached People Group of the Day.
(1) GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST
-Tlapanec Teocuitlapa People
by Dr. Patria Depew
Speaking to a group of anthropology students in Mexico City, the
professor did his best to hold their attention. “Tlapanec speaking
people are usually known as the Me’phaa. Their population is about
100,000, and they live in small communities located in the State
of Guerrero.” They believe that Naguals can transform themselves
into an animal at night, usually an owl, bat, turkey, or if they
are very powerful, a jaguar. If a Nagual is an evil witch, she can
do harmful things such as drink blood from human victims, steal
property, or cause disease. There have been some records of the
murder of Naguals suspected of doing harmful acts. However, the
Tlapanec community is known to hire “good” Naguals to remove
curses cast by evil Naguals. Myths and legends are an important
part of the Tlapanec culture. They have numerous gods and practice
various rituals, especially giving offerings to ensure a
successful harvesting of crops.”
The Tlapanec Teocuitlapa people have been exposed to Catholic
missionaries. However, they only added the worship of Catholic
saints to their list of deities. Although they do believe there is
a main God, they do not know Him or His ways. They are unreached
and need well-prepared disciples of Christ to bring the Living
Lord into the darkness that has consumed them for so long.
Learn more at joshuaproject.net
Pray they will soon know God’s grace!
Luke 3: 8, NET
Therefore produce fruit that proves your repentance, and don’t
begin to say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father.’ For I
tell you that God can raise up children for Abraham from these
One of the easiest mistakes that Roman Catholics make is to think
that being part of their church affiliation means salvation. John
the Baptist made it very clear that isn’t true. Ethnicity and
religious affiliation will not save anyone. What John said to the
Jewish people then applies to everyone today. People must repent
and embrace His kingdom.
Pray that the Tlapanec Teocuitlapa people will understand that
repentance is the key to salvation, not religious affiliation.
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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.
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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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"I came that they might have life