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October 2, Evening
The goat shall bear on
itself all their iniquities to a solitary land and he shall release
the goat in the wilderness.
AS far as the east
is from the west, So far has He removed our transgressions from us --In
those days, and in that time, declares the LORD, search will be made for
the iniquity of Israel, but there will be none; and for the sins of Judah,
but they will not be found; for I shall pardon those whom I leave as a
remnant --Thou wilt cast all their sins into the depths of the sea. Thou
wilt give truth to Jacob and unchanging love to Abraham, which Thou didst
swear to our forefathers from the days of old.
All of us like sheep have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own
way; but the LORD has caused the iniquity of us all to fall on Him --He
will bear their iniquities. Therefore, I will allot Him a portion with the
great, and He will divide the booty with the strong; because He poured out
Himself to death, and was numbered with the transgressors. Yet He Himself
bore the sin of many, and interceded for the transgressors -- Behold, the
Lamb of God Who takes away the sin of the world!
Lev 16.22. Ps. 103.12.--Je. 50.20.--Mic. 7.19, 18.--Is. 53.6, 11, 12.--
regards you as superior? And what do you have that you did not
receive? But if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not
BY the grace of
God I am what I am.--In the exercise of His will He brought us forth by the
word of truth --it does not depend on the man who wills or the man who runs,
but on God who has mercy --Where is boasting then? It is
excluded.--Christ Jesus...became to us wisdom from God, and righteousness
and sanctification, and redemption... He him who boasts, boasts in the LORD.
You you were dead in your trespasses and sins
in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world,
according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now
working in the sons of disobedience. Among them we too all formerly lived in
the lusts of our flesh, indulging the desires of the flesh and of the mind,
and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest --Ye are washed,
. . . ye are sanctified...you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus
Christ and by the Spirit of our God.
1Co 4.7. 1 Co. 15.10.--Jas 1.18.--
Ro. 9.16.--Ro. 3.27.--1 Co. 1.30, 31.
Ep. 2.1-3.--1 Co.6. 11
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by F. B. Meyer
THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD'S LOVE
"We have known and believed the love
that God hath to us. We love Him, because He first loved us."--
GOD IS Love. Jesus Christ first
brought to men the conception that man loves God only because God has
first loved him. In vain we search for such an idea in the philosophies of
Greece and Rome. The men who fixed this thought in the literature of
mankind were followers of Jesus Christ. Might and majesty were the
dominating ideas of B.C., but since A.D., we think of Love enthroned in
the Divine Nature.
His Love passeth knowledge. We may
apply to it the masterly arraignment of
Psalm 139. It winnows our rays. It besets
us behind and before. It lays on us its gentle restraining hand. It is
high, we cannot attain to it. If we ascend into heaven, it is there; if we
make our bed in the grave, it is there to lift us to His heart; if we take
the wings of the morning, it shines as sunrise; if we pass into the
darkness, it makes the midnight shine as the day. It covered us in our
birth, it will tend us in old age. How precious it is, and how
multitudinous in its expression, no mortal lips can tell.
Even our sin will not lessen that
Love. That Peter sinned deeply, who can doubt, but did it put a screen
between him and Christ? Nay, for when Christ arose, He sent specially for
him. In the garden He restored him, and at the lakeside He taught him that
His love would be as acceptable as ever (Mar16:7;
His Love will not spare. Jesus
looked on the young roan and loved him! But He read him through and
through, and mercifully gave the unwelcome verdict: "Go, sell all that
thou hast.,, and follow Me." He went away sad, and Christ went away sad!
But He loves us too well to spare us! God's love is consistent with stern
dealings at those things which may cause us to fail of the best.
We believe in God's Love when it
seems not so. "We have known," says the Apostle, that "God is Love,"
unutterable and changeless! But there are times when we have to believe in
it, i.e. in the perplexity of life's problems. We are often facing
incidents and providences that strike us as inconsistent with God's Love.
Then we must believe that the same Love is there. God Is Love, and nothing
can reach us save through His Love.
May I not be satisfied with talking
or musing on Thy Love, O God. Grant me the grace of manifesting it, not
only in great crisis, but amid petty annoyances and the daily fret of
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by C H Spurgeon
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Comfort En Route Home
"And Joseph said unto his brethren, I die: and God will surely visit you,
and bring you out of this land unto the land which He swore to Abraham, to
Isaac, and to Jacob" (Genesis 50:24).
Joseph had been an incarnate providence to his brethren. All our Josephs
die, and a thousand comforts die with them. Egypt was never the same to
Israel after Joseph was dead, nor can the world again be to some of us
what it was when our beloved ones were alive. But see how the pain of that
sad death was alleviated! They had a promise that the living God would
visit them. A visit from Jehovah! What a favor! What a consolation! What a
heaven below! O LORD, visit us this day; though indeed we are not worthy
that Thou shouldest come under our roof. But more was promised: the LORD
would bring them out. They would find in Egypt a cold welcome when Joseph
was dead; nay, it would become to them a house of bondage. But it was not
to be so forever; they would come out of it by a divine deliverance and
march to the land of promise. We shall not weep here forever. We shall be
called home to the glory land to join our dear ones. Wherefore, "comfort
one another with these words."
MORNING AND EVENING
Morning, October 2
“The hope which is laid up for you in heaven.”
Our hope in Christ for the future is the mainspring and the mainstay
of our joy here. It will animate our hearts to think often of
heaven, for all that we can desire is promised there. Here we are
weary and toilworn, but yonder is the land of rest where the sweat
of labour shall no more bedew the worker’s brow, and fatigue shall
be forever banished. To those who are weary and spent, the word
“rest” is full of heaven. We are always in the field of battle; we
are so tempted within, and so molested by foes without, that we have
little or no peace; but in heaven we shall enjoy the victory, when
the banner shall be waved aloft in triumph, and the sword shall be
sheathed, and we shall hear our Captain say, “Well done, good and
faithful servant.” We have suffered bereavement after bereavement,
but we are going to the land of the immortal where graves are
unknown things. Here sin is a constant grief to us, but there we
shall be perfectly holy, for there shall by no means enter into that
kingdom anything which defileth. Hemlock springs not up in the
furrows of celestial fields. Oh! is it not joy, that you are not to
be in banishment forever, that you are not to dwell eternally in
this wilderness, but shall soon inherit Canaan? Nevertheless let it
never be said of us, that we are dreaming about the future and
forgetting the present, let the future sanctify the present to
highest uses. Through the Spirit of God the hope of heaven is the
most potent force for the product of virtue; it is a fountain of
joyous effort, it is the corner stone of cheerful holiness. The man
who has this hope in him goes about his work with vigour, for the
joy of the Lord is his strength. He fights against temptation with
ardour, for the hope of the next world repels the fiery darts of the
adversary. He can labour without present reward, for he looks for a
reward in the world to come.
Child of God, do you hesitate to appropriate
this title? Ah! has your unbelief made you
forget that you are greatly beloved too? Must
you not have been greatly beloved, to have been
bought with the precious blood of Christ, as of
a lamb without blemish and without spot? When
God smote his only begotten Son for you, what
was this but being greatly beloved? You lived in
sin, and rioted in it, must you not have been
greatly beloved for God to have borne so
patiently with you? You were called by grace and
led to a Saviour, and made a child of God and an
heir of heaven. All this proves, does it not, a
very great and superabounding love? Since that
time, whether your path has been rough with
troubles, or smooth with mercies, it has been
full of proofs that you are a man greatly
beloved. If the Lord has chastened you, yet not
in anger; if he has made you poor, yet in grace
you have been rich. The more unworthy you feel
yourself to be, the more evidence have you that
nothing but unspeakable love could have led the
Lord Jesus to save such a soul as yours. The
more demerit you feel, the clearer is the
display of the abounding love of God in having
chosen you, and called you, and made you an heir
of bliss. Now, if there be such love between God
and us let us live in the influence and
sweetness of it, and use the privilege of our
position. Do not let us approach our Lord as
though we were strangers, or as though he were
unwilling to hear us—for we are greatly beloved
by our loving Father. “He that spared not his
own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how
shall he not with him also freely give us all
things?” Come boldly, O believer, for despite
the whisperings of Satan and the doubtings of
thine own heart, thou art greatly beloved.
Meditate on the exceeding greatness and
faithfulness of divine love this evening, and so
go to thy bed in peace.
HUMBLING OUR PRIDE
Job 38:1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15.
WILL demand of thee, and answer thou Me.” When our God begins to ask
questions our pride is soon humbled, for the limits of our knowledge and
power are speedily reached. The mist is very close to our doors, and in a
very few steps we are lost on a trackless moor. Who can trace the real
springs of a tear and lay his hand on the emotion that gave it birth? Who
can lead us into the bright realm where smiles are born? Who knoweth the
way of a frown, or who can uncover the secrets of fear? No living man can
explain his own breathing, or can unravel the mysterious decree which
moves his own finger!
And as there is so much mystery, it must be surely true that mystery is a
very gracious thing. Uncertainty is the divine ministry of blessedness. If
it were not so, He would have told us! “I have many things to say unto
you, but ye cannot bear them now.” If it were best for us that the mist
should be removed, He would roll it up like a garment and give us the
light of unclouded day. But the mist remains, the home of blessing. “He
cometh in a thick cloud.” “The clouds drop fatness.”
"Year Book" 1895
"Unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it
remains by itself. But if it dies, it produces a large crop." John
Jesus was a very wise teacher. He did not use fine illustrations
which the common people would not understand—but took those whose
meaning would be plain to them. He pointed to the lilies, to the
birds, to leaves, to vines, to the hen and her chicks, and other
The illustration here from nature is very simple. The farmer who
would keep his wheat in the dry, safe granary, because if it were
sown in the field—it would rot and die, would make a very foolish
mistake. The only proper thing to do with the grain which the
farmer wishes to preserve and take care of in the best way, is to
sow it in the ground. True, that seems to be wasting it, losing
it, throwing it away. But it is thus it is made to increase. It
has to die—to live. This is the law of life.
Our Lord meant here that the only way for him to be glorified—was
by giving his life. He could have saved himself from his cross;
his sacrifice was voluntary. But suppose he had saved himself—what
would have been the result? He would have missed the suffering;
but souls would not have been saved, no church would now be
praising his name. But in dying, he made blessing for the world.
From the one precious seed let fall into the ground on Calvary,
has sprung a glorious harvest, whose full fruitage will not be
known until all the redeemed are gathered home!
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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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- Missionary Biography-Thomas French
As a boy Thomas French imitated his father, a leading Anglican
minister, by writing sermons. Both his parents were deeply
spiritual, and they shared their faith with their children. He
often visited missionaries with them, and thus learned to pray for
As a young man, Thomas seriously considered the claims of the
church at home and the needs of the church abroad. He received a
letter from a missionary who wrote, “Christ has promised that the
gospel shall be preached for a witness… all over the world before
He comes back to earth…. Now what I ask of you is to carefully
search and examine your heart, that it may not be through
unfaithfulness that you decline to enter an apostle’s work.”
French talked and prayed about the matter with a friend, and they
both dedicated themselves for service abroad. When this friend was
later killed in an accident, the vow they had taken deepened his
commitment even more.
In 1850 at the age of 25, French was accepted by the Church
Missionary Society. He became engaged to a young lady he had met
at Oxford. The next month, however, he sailed for India,
postponing the marriage for two years. On board ship French and
his colleague, Mr. Stuart, began the work to which they were
called, holding services daily as well as special Sunday services.
They even set up a Bible class for the sailors. They landed at
Calcutta in early 1851.
Pray for aspiring missionaries to fulfill their commitments
Psalms 93:2, NIV
Your throne was established long ago; You are from all eternity.
One of the things that is far
too easy for us to forget is that although we are striving for
individuals to be saved from sin, that is far too small a goal. We
are praying for His Kingdom to come, that is, for the extension of
His Kingdom to the hearts of the nations. His Kingdom is for
eternity. Anything less than His Kingdom is too small! That is the
message that missionaries like Thomas French brought to the
Pray for the Urdu-speaking peoples to seek the Kingdom of Heaven
and become His subjects for eternity.
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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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