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You shall call His name
for it is He who will save His people from their sins
You know that He
appeared in order to take away sins; and in Him there is no sin.-- That we
might die to sin and live to righteousness --He is able to save forever
those who draw near to God through Him
He was pierced through for our transgressions. He was crushed for our
iniquities. The chastening for our well-being fell upon Him. And by His
scourging we are healed. The LORD has caused the iniquity of us all to fall
on Him.-- Christ should suffer and rise again from the dead the third day...
that repentance for forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in His name to
all the nations.--He has been manifested to put away sin by the sacrifice of
He is the one whom God exalted to His right hand as a Prince and a Savior,
to grant repentance... and forgiveness of sins.-- Through Him forgiveness of
sins is proclaimed to you, and through Him everyone who believes is freed
from all things, from which you could not be freed through the Law of
Moses.--Your your sins are forgiven you for His name's sake.
1John 3.5.--1Pe. 2.24.--
He 7.25. Isa 53.5, 6.--Lk 24.46, 47.--
He 9.26. Ac 5.31.--Ac 13.38, 39.-- 1Jn 2.12.
Our Lord Jesus
Christ...though He was rich,
yet for your sake... became poor,
you through His poverty might become rich.
was the Father's good pleasure for all the fulness to dwell in Him --He is
the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and
upholds all things by the word of His power. When He had made purification
of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high having become
as much better than the angels, as He has inherited a more excellent name
than they -- Who although He existed in the form of God, did not regard
equality with God a thing to be grasped but emptied Himself.
The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of
Man has nowhere to lay His head.
things belong to you, whether Paul or Apollos or Cephas or the world or life
or death or things present or things to come; all things belong to you, and
you belong to Christ; and Christ belongs to God.
Col 1.19.--He 1.3, 4.--
Php 2.6, 7. Mt. 8.20. 1Co. 3.21, 22, 23.
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by F. B. Meyer
"A merry heart is a good medicine (causeth
good healing); but a broken spirit drieth up the bones."--
"Rejoice alway; pray without ceasing;
in everything give thanks."--
1Th 5:16-17 (R.V.).
A HAPPY AND cheerful heart is a matter of cultivation.
We cannot afford to abandon ourselves entirely to our moods. There are times
when we feel depressed and sad, for no special reason, except that a mood is
on us! It is at such times that we need to anoint our heads, and wash our
faces, that we may not be consumed by our fretfulness, or impose our
depression upon others, for nothing is worse than to be a wet blanket! (Mat 6:16-18.)
On the other hand, there is nothing
more objectionable than to be always in the presence of a comic person who
thinks that every occasion must serve for frolic. After a time one gets as
tired of funny stories and perpetual punning as of gloom, but while avoiding
this extreme, we must not fall into the other of wearing a lugubrious
expression and giving way to a moodiness of spirit, which cannot be
We may alter our dispositions and
moods by a resolute action of the will. We can refuse to look miserable, to
speak mournfully, to be pessimistic, to pass on depression. In a spirit of
unselfishness we can put on a cheerful courage, array ourselves in the
garments of joy, anoint ourselves with the spirit of praise and
thankfulness, and go forth into the world to shed sunbeams rather than
shadows on the path of life. Do not nurse your sorrow of heart, lest your
spirit and the spirits of others be broken.
We can promote a cheerful heart by
dwelling on the bright things of our lot; by counting up the mercies which
are left, rather than dwelling on what we have lost. When the heart is full
of the light and love of God, can it be other than cheerful? How can this be
obtained except by a living union with Jesus Christ. In Him there is an
infinitude of supply of peace and joy, sunshine and light. Let us open our
hearts to him, and put on these things as we array ourselves each morning in
our garments (Isa 61:3-10).
Through all the changing scenes of life,
In trouble and in joy,
The praises of my God shall still
My heart and tongue employ. AMEN.
by C H Spurgeon
(Read C H Spurgeon's testimony
- It is miraculous as is EVERY testimony of the new birth)
What to Leave Children
"The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed
after him" (Proverbs 20:7).
Anxiety about our family is natural, but we shall be wise if we
turn it into care about our own character. If we walk before the
LORD in integrity, we shall do more to bless our descendants than
if we bequeathed them large estates. A father's holy life is a
rich legacy for his sons.
The upright man leaves his heirs his example, and this in itself
will be a mine of true wealth, How many men may trace their
success in life to the example of their parents!
He leaves them also his repute. Men think better of us as the sons
of a man who could be trusted, the successors of a tradesman of
excellent repute, Oh, that all young men were anxious to keep up
the family name!
Above all, he leaves his children his prayers and the blessing of
a prayer-hearing God, and these make our offspring to be favored
among the sons of men. God will save them even after we are dead.
Oh, that they might be saved at once!
Our integrity may be God's means of saving our sons and daughters.
If they see the truth of our religion proved by our lives, it may
be that they will believe in Jesus for themselves. LORD, fulfill
this word to my household!
MORNING AND EVENING
Spurgeon's Morning Reading Evening, April 25
Rise up my love, my fair one,
and come away.”
Song of Solomon 2:10
Lo, I hear the voice of my Beloved! He speaks to me! Fair weather
is smiling upon the face of the earth, and he would not have me
spiritually asleep while nature is all around me awaking from her
winter’s rest. He bids me “Rise up,” and well he may; for I have
long enough been lying among the pots of worldliness. He is risen,
I am risen in him, why then should I cleave unto the dust? From
lower loves, desires, pursuits, and aspirations, I would rise
towards him. He calls me by the sweet title of “My love,” and
counts me fair; this is a good argument for my rising. If he has
thus exalted me, and thinks me thus comely, how can I linger in
the tents of Kedar and find congenial associates among the sons of
men? He bids me “Come away.” Further and further from everything
selfish, grovelling, worldly, sinful, he calls me; yea, from the
outwardly religious world which knows him not, and has no sympathy
with the mystery of the higher life, he calls me. “Come away” has
no harsh sound in it to my ear, for what is there to hold me in
this wilderness of vanity and sin? O my Lord, would that I could
come away, but I am taken among the thorns, and cannot escape from
them as I would. I would, if it were possible, have neither eyes,
nor ears, nor heart for sin. Thou callest me to thyself by saying
“Come away,” and this is a melodious call indeed. To come to thee
is to come home from exile, to come to land out of the raging
storm, to come to rest after long labour, to come to the goal of
my desires and the summit of my wishes. But Lord, how can a stone
rise, how can a lump of clay come away from the horrible pit? O
raise me, draw me. Thy grace can do it. Send forth thy Holy Spirit
to kindle sacred flames of love in my heart, and I will continue
to rise until I leave life and time behind me, and indeed come
Spurgeon's Evening Reading Evening, April 25
“If any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to
What is your desire this evening? Is it set upon heavenly things?
Do you long to enjoy the high doctrine of eternal love? Do you
desire liberty in very close communion with God? Do you aspire to
know the heights, and depths, and lengths, and breadths? Then you
must draw near to Jesus; you must get a clear sight of him in his
preciousness and completeness; you must view him in his work, in
his offices, in his person. He who understands Christ, receives an
anointing from the Holy One, by which he knows all things. Christ
is the great master-key of all the chambers of God; there is no
treasure-house of God which will not open and yield up all its
wealth to the soul that lives near to Jesus. Are you saying, “O
that he would dwell in my bosom”? “Would that he would make my
heart his dwelling-place forever”? Open the door, beloved, and he
will come into your souls. He has long been knocking, and all with
this object, that he may sup with you, and you with him. He sups
with you because you find the house or the heart, and you with him
because he brings the provision. He could not sup with you if it
were not in your heart, you finding the house; nor could you sup
with him, for you have a bare cupboard, if he did not bring
provision with him. Fling wide, then, the portals of your soul. He
will come with that love which you long to feel; he will come with
that joy into which you cannot work your poor depressed spirit; he
will bring the peace which now you have not; he will come with his
flagons of wine and sweet apples of love, and cheer you till you
have no other sickness but that of “love o'erpowering, love
divine.” Only open the door to him, drive out his enemies, give
him the keys of your heart, and he will dwell there forever. Oh,
wondrous love, that brings such a guest to dwell in such a heart!
APRIL The Twenty-fifth
THE HIDDEN FOES
Matthew 5:21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26.
OUR Lord always leads us to the secret, innermost roots of things. He does
not concern Himself with symptoms, but with causes. He does not begin with
the molten lava flowing down the fair mountain slope and destroying the
vineyards. He begins with the central fires in which the lava is born. He
does not begin with uncleanness. He begins with the thoughts which produce
it. He does not begin with murder, but with the anger which causes it. He
pierces to the secret fires!
Now, all anger is not of sin. The Apostle Paul enjoins his readers to “be
angry, and sin not.” To be altogether incapable of anger would be to offer
no antagonism to the wrongs and oppressions of the world. “Who is made to
stumble, and I burn not?” cries the Apostle Paul. If wrong stalked abroad
with heedless feet he burned with holy passion. There is anger which is
like clean flame, clear and pure, as “the sea of glass mingled with fire.”
And there is anger which is like a smoky bonfire, and it pollutes while it
It is the unclean anger which is of sin. It seeks revenge, not
righteousness. It seeks “to get its own back,” not to get the wrong-doer
back to God. It follows wrong with further wrong. It spreads the devil’s
"Year Book" 1895
"Consider carefully how you listen." Luke 8:18
We hear a great deal about the "fearful responsibility" of those
who preach and teach the Word of God. No doubt it is a solemn
thing to speak for God to men. Those who are called to this duty,
should be very faithful. But there is also a "fearful
responsibility" attached to hearing the Word. One of our Lord's
most earnest words was: "Consider carefully how you listen."
When the preacher's work is done in the right way, his
responsibility ceases, and that of the hearer begins. He has heard
the truth; what will he do with it? Will he believe it and accept
it? Or will he reject it? He cannot be again—as if he had never
heard it. It must be either a savor of life, or a savor of death,
to him. Not only must he account for the opportunity of
hearing—but he is also affected in his own spirit by the hearing.
If he listens and yields to the influences of the truth, his heart
grows softer; but if he rejects it, he is hardened by it.
No sermon or other message of truth, heard or read—leaves a man as
it finds him. It makes some impression, that is determined by what
the hearer does with it. We need to think a little of this side of
the responsibility. We are hearing much that is good these passing
days; it would be sad if nothing came of it all.
See these other
= 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
-Vietnamese in Prague, Czech Republic
“You’re under arrest!” shouted the policemen as they kicked down
the door of the Prague warehouse. The cops quickly tackled and
handcuffed the three young men with Asian facial features before
they could escape. Then a police officer opened one of the many
wooden crates in the warehouse. “I knew it! Marijuana!” Then the
officers hauled off the three Vietnamese gang members in one of
the squad cars they’d arrived in.
There are 10,000 Vietnamese living in the Czech Republic. Most of
them live in Prague, the capital. The first Vietnamese arrived in
Prague before the fall of Communism in 1989. They were students
and guest workers. After 1989 a second wave of Vietnamese
immigrants arrived. They tended to be people looking for better
jobs than the ones available in Vietnam. Both waves of Vietnamese
immigrants were hard working and tended to become small business
owners. Their children have taken many diverse career paths: some
have become scientists and engineers; but unfortunately, some have
become drug dealers. Vietnamese gangs are fast becoming major
players in Central Europe’s illegal drug trade. In the past the
influence of Buddhism sprinkled with some Christian believers
would have limited such criminal activity.
Ask God to break the hold that drug addiction has on the
Vietnamese youth in Prague. Pray that God would break the hold
that Buddhism has on the Vietnamese adult generation and replace
it with faith in the Risen Lord. May God raise up faithful workers
to reach out to this people group with the message of salvation.
But everything exposed by the light becomes visible, for it is
light that makes everything visible. This is why it is said: "Wake
up, O sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."
When people are bound in sin, they seek to hide the clues of their
bondage in darkness. But believers are commanded to live a
different type of life. The apostle Paul states that their actions
involve living in the light and being the light of the world. A
beam of light can cast a shadow. The closer it gets to something
that is not light, the bigger and darker the shadow grows. Light
makes everything visible.
Pray that the Vietnamese people in Prague who are Christians will
shine as the light of the Lord and share the love of Christ with
the youth who are stuck in the darkness of drug dealing.—-Glenn
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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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