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October 1, Evening
The fruit of the Spirit is...self-control
EVERYONE who competes in the games exercises self-control in all things.
They then do it to receive a perishable wreath, but we an imperishable.
Therefore I run in such a way, as not without aim; I box in such a way, as
not beating the air but I buffet my body and make it my slave, lest
possibly, after I have preached to others, I myself should be disqualified.
Be not get drunk with wine, for that is
dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit
If anyone wishes to come after Me, let him
deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.
Let us not sleep as others do, but let us be
alert and sober. For those who sleep do their sleeping at night, and those
who get drunk get drunk at night. But since we are of the day, let us be
sober --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
Ga 5.22, 23. 1 Co. 9.25, 26, 27. Ep. 5.18. Mt 16.24. 1Th. 5.6-8.--Titus
up in all aspects into Him, who is the head, even Christ
blade, then the head, then the mature grain in the head -- Until we all
attain to the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to
a mature man, to the measure of the stature which belongs to the fulness of
They measure themselves by themselves, and
compare themselves with themselves, they are without understanding... but he
who boasts, let him boast in the Lord, for not he who commends himself
is approved, but whom the Lord commends.
The substance belongs to Christ. Let no one
keep defrauding you of your prize by delighting in self-abasement and the
worship of the angels, taking his stand on visions he has seen, inflated
without cause by his fleshly mind and not holding fast to the head, from
whom the entire body, being supplied and held together by the joints and
ligaments, grows with a growth which is from God.
Grow in grace and the knowledge of our Lord
and Saviour Jesus Christ.
Mk 4.28.--Ep. 4.13.
2 Co 10.12, 17,18. Col. 2.17-19.
2 Pe. 3.18.
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by F. B. Meyer
THE DIMENSIONS OF GOD'S LOVE
"That Christ may dwell in your
hearts by faith; that ye, being rooted and grounded in love, May be able
to comprehend with all saints what is the breadth, and length, and depth,
and height; and to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge." --
Ep 3:18, 19-note
THE DIMENSIONS of the Love of
Christ! It is broad as humanity, "for God so loved the world"
(Jn 3:16, cp 1Jn 3:16); the length
God's love had no date of origin, and shall have none of conclusion. God
is Love (1Jn 4:8, 16), it continues ever, indissoluble, unchangeable, a perpetual
present tense. Its height--as the Flood out-topped the highest mountains,
so that Love covers our highest sins (Ro 5:20-note). It is as high as the heaven above
the earth. Its depth--Christ our Lord descended into the lowest before He
rose to the highest. He has touched the bottomless pit of our sin and
misery, sorrow and need. However low your fall, or lowly your lot, the
everlasting arms (Dt 33:27) of His love are always underneath.
The Apostle talks by hyperbole, when
he prays that we may attain to a knowledge of the knowledge-surpassing
love of Christ. We cannot gauge Christ's love, but we can enjoy it.
Probably the only way to know the love of Christ is to begin to show it.
The emotionalist, who is easily affected by appeals to the senses, does
not know it; the theorist or rhapsodist does not know it, but the soul
that endeavours to show the love of Christ, knows it. As Christ's love
through you broadens, lengthens, deepens, heightens, you will know the
love of Christ, not intellectually, but experimentally (1Jn 4:11, 1Jn
4:12; 1Jn 4:20, 21).
But you say, "there are people in my
life whom I cannot love." Granted, but you must distinguish between love
and the emotion or feeling of love. You may not be able to feel love at
the outset, but you can be willing to be the channel of Christ's love. I
cannot love, but Christ is in me, and He can. Is it too much to ask that
all this should be realized in ourselves and in others? No, because God is
already at work within us by His Holy Spirit, and He is able to do
infinitely beyond all our highest requests or thoughts. Ask your furthest,
think your highest, and the Divine Love is always infinitely in advance.
We thank Thee, O God, for the
infinite love which Thou hast given us in Jesus Christ. We have no measure
for its heights and depths, its breadths and lengths. Teach us with all
saints to know more because we love more. 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)
A Covenant He Remembers
"He hath given meat unto them that fear Him: He will ever be mindful of
His Covenant" (Psalm 111:5).
Those who fear God need not fear want. Through all these long years the
LORD has always found meat for His own children, whether they have been in
the wilderness, or by the brook Cherith, or in captivity, or in the midst
of famine. Hitherto the LORD has given us day by day our daily bread, and
we doubt not that He will continue to feed us till we want no more. As to
the higher and greater blessings of the covenant of grace, He will never
cease to supply them as our case demands. He is mindful that He made the
covenant and never acts as if He regretted it. He is mindful of it when we
provoke Him to destroy us. He is mindful to love us, keep us, and comfort
us, even as He engaged to do. He is mindful of every jot and tittle of His
engagements, never suffering one of His words to fall to the ground. We
are sadly unmindful of our God, but He is graciously mindful of us. He
cannot forget His Son who is the surety of the covenant, nor His Holy
Spirit who actively carries out the covenant, nor His own honor, which is
bound up with the covenant. Hence the foundation of God standeth sure, and
no believer shall lose his divine inheritance, which is his by a covenant
of salt (See
Covenant of Salt).
MORNING AND EVENING
Morning, October 1
“Pleasant fruits, new and old, which I have laid up for thee, O my
Song of Solomon 7:13
The spouse desires to give to Jesus all that she produces. Our heart
has “all manner of pleasant fruits,” both “old and new,” and they
are laid up for our Beloved. At this rich autumnal season of fruit,
let us survey our stores. We have new fruits. We desire to feel new
life, new joy, new gratitude; we wish to make new resolves and carry
them out by new labours; our heart blossoms with new prayers, and
our soul is pledging herself to new efforts. But we have some old
fruits too. There is our first love: a choice fruit that! and Jesus
delights in it. There is our first faith: that simple faith by
which, having nothing, we became possessors of all things. There is
our joy when first we knew the Lord: let us revive it. We have our
old remembrances of the promises. How faithful has God been! In
sickness, how softly did he make our bed! In deep waters, how
placidly did he buoy us up! In the flaming furnace, how graciously
did he deliver us. Old fruits, indeed! We have many of them, for his
mercies have been more than the hairs of our head. Old sins we must
regret, but then we have had repentances which he has given us, by
which we have wept our way to the cross, and learned the merit of
his blood. We have fruits, this morning, both new and old; but here
is the point—they are all laid up for Jesus. Truly, those are the
best and most acceptable services in which Jesus is the solitary aim
of the soul, and his glory, without any admixture whatever, the end
of all our efforts. Let our many fruits be laid up only for our
Beloved; let us display them when he is with us, and not hold them
up before the gaze of men. Jesus, we will turn the key in our garden
door, and none shall enter to rob thee of one good fruit from the
soil which thou hast watered with thy bloody sweat. Our all shall be
thine, thine only, O Jesus, our Beloved!
Evening, October 1
“He will give
grace and glory.”
Bounteous is Jehovah in his nature; to give is
his delight. His gifts are beyond measure
precious, and are as freely given as the light
of the sun. He gives grace to his elect because
he wills it, to his redeemed because of his
covenant, to the called because of his promise,
to believers because they seek it, to sinners
because they need it. He gives grace abundantly,
seasonably, constantly, readily, sovereignly;
doubly enhancing the value of the boon by the
manner of its bestowal. Grace in all its forms
he freely renders to his people: comforting,
preserving, sanctifying, directing, instructing,
assisting grace, he generously pours into their
souls without ceasing, and he always will do so,
whatever may occur. Sickness may befall, but the
Lord will give grace; poverty may happen to us,
but grace will surely be afforded; death must
come but grace will light a candle at the
darkest hour. Reader, how blessed it is as years
roll round, and the leaves begin again to fall,
to enjoy such an unfading promise as this, “The
Lord will give grace.”
The little conjunction “and” in this verse is a
diamond rivet binding the present with the
future: grace and glory always go together. God
has married them, and none can divorce them. The
Lord will never deny a soul glory to whom he has
freely given to live upon his grace; indeed,
glory is nothing more than grace in its Sabbath
dress, grace in full bloom, grace like autumn
fruit, mellow and perfected. How soon we may
have glory none can tell! It may be before this
month of October has run out we shall see the
Holy City; but be the interval longer or
shorter, we shall be glorified ere long. Glory,
the glory of heaven, the glory of eternity, the
glory of Jesus, the glory of the Father, the
Lord will surely give to his chosen. Oh, rare
promise of a faithful God!
Two golden links of one celestial chain:
Who owneth grace shall surely glory gain.
A WONDERFUL UNBELIEF
Psalm 78:15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
"THEY believed not in God ... though He had_______" Let everyone finish that
sentence out of his own experience. How much grace can our unbelief
withstand? The Lord had made the rock like unto a spring of water, and yet
these people believed not! What has He done for thee and me? Let us
retrace the pilgrimage of our own years. Let us recall the blessings by
the way—the streams in the desert, the pillar of fire that led us in the
night. And yet what is the quality of our faith? It is often weak and
reluctant, riddled with timidities, or moth-eaten with worldly ease. It is
not mighty and daring, riding forth every morning like a chivalrous knight
to inevitable conquest. It creeps along, like Mr. Halting, and Miss
Much-Afraid, and Mr. Little-Faith.
“He marvelled at their unbelief.” (Mk 6:6) The Lord Jesus wondered that men and
women, seeing what they had seen, did not immediately spring to the life
and service of faith. Perhaps we do not give time for faith to be born!
Perhaps we do not see because we do not look. Perhaps we are blind to His
mercies and are therefore dead to the faith. And therefore, perhaps, our
first prayer should be, “Lord, that I might receive my sight,” and then
the prayer, “Lord, increase my faith.” (cp Mk 9:24)
"Year Book" 1895
"My soul thirsts for God, the living God. When can I come and
appear before God?" Psalm 42:2
One may have everything else—riches, honor, human friends, social
rank, health, home joys—but if he has not God, all these things
fail to make him truly and deeply happy. On the other hand, if we
have God we are blessed, though we have nothing else.
A gentleman came home from business heavyhearted. Disaster had
overtaken him. Throwing himself into a chair, he said, "Everything
is gone. We are beggared. There is nothing left." His little
child, seeing his distress and hearing his words, climbed up on
his knee, and said, "Why, papa, you have mamma and me left." Yes;
while such human love remained, was he not still rich? Still more,
if everything else is taken, and God and his love remain, are we
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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
- 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
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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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