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His mercy is...toward
great is thy goodness, which Thou hast stored up for those who fear Thee,
which Thou hast wrought for those who take refuge in Thee, before the sons
of men! Thou dost hide them in the secret place of Thy presence from the
conspiracies of man. Thou dost keep them secretly in a shelter from the
strife of tongues.
If you address as Father the One who impartially
judges according to each man's work, conduct yourselves in fear during the
time of your stay upon earth --The LORD is near to all who
call upon him in truth. He will fulfill the desire of those who fear Him. He
will also hear their cry and will save them.
Because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself
before the LORD...you have torn your clothes and wept before Me, I truly
have heard you, declares the LORD .--To this one I will look, to him who is
humble and contrite of spirit, and who trembles at My word.--The LORD is
near to the brokenhearted, And saves those who are crushed in spirit.
Lk 1.50. Ps.31.19,20.
1Pe1.17-- Ps 145.18, 19. 2Ki 22.19--Is 66.2-- Ps 34.18.
Those who honor me I will
who shall confess Me before men, I will also confess him before My Father
who is in heaven.-- He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy
of Me; and he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.
And he who does not take his cross and follow after Me is not worthy of Me.
He who has found his life shall lose it, and he who has lost his life for My
sake shall find it.
Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he
has been approved, he will receive the crown of life, which the Lord has
promised to those who love Him.
Do not fear what you are about to suffer... Be faithful
until death, and I will give you the crown of life.
For momentary, light affliction is producing for
us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison --Praise praise and
glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ
1Sa 2.30. Mt 10.32.--Mt
10.37, 38, 39 --Jas 1.12. Re. 2.10. 2Co 4.17.--1Pe 1.7.
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by F. B. Meyer
THE WISE USE OF MONEY
"Every man according as he
purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of
necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver. And God is able to
make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all
sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work."--
WE MUST not look on money as
our own, for on every coin you may discern the letters: DG., By
the Grace of God. Therefore money is God's gift to us. "Both
riches and honour come of Thee. David was right when he said,
after his people and he had made a noble gift to God's work: "Of
Thine own have we given Thee."
But you say: "I earn my
money by the sweat of my brow." Granted; but "thou shalt remember
the Lord thy God; for it is He that giveth thee power to get
wealth." It is God who enables us to keep our situations; who
delivers us from paralysing disease, maintains the balance of
reason, and renews our daily strength. Is it not our constant
profession that we have devoted to Christ all that we are and
have, and surely this consecration, if it means anything, means
that concerning all that belongs to us we would say to our Lord:
"What wouldst Thou have me to do?"
It is our duty to provide
for our own (1Ti 5:8). It is also right to hold a certain
amount as capital, for the increase of business and the employment
of labour. When a man uses his capital rightly, taking no more
than a legitimate profit for his time, experience, and
responsibility, and allowing his employees to share with him in
the overplus, he is doing more real good in the world than if he
gave away his property by distributing a pound each to a vast
number of beggars. We are to be stewards of the Lord Jesus. This
is His own comparison (Mat 25:14).
In order to guard against
the love of money, we should be careful to give a stated
proportion to the cause of Christ. It may seem needless to insert
this caution for those who should use all for Christ. But our
hearts are so fickle that we sometimes imagine that we are giving
away a larger share of our income than is the case, unless we are
accurate in adjusting the balance between Christ and ourselves. It
is not possible for one to assign for another the proper
proportion, but whatever we fax, it should be rigorously deducted
when we receive our income or wages. In the first place, give your
own selves to Christ, and then all else will fall into line (2Co 8:5).
Help me, dear Lord, to walk
in the footsteps of Thy holy life. Teach me how to gain by giving,
and to find by losing, according to Thy word. AMEN.
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by C H Spurgeon
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The Right to Holy Things
"But if the
priest buy any soul with his money, he shall eat of it, and he that is
born in his house: they shall eat of his meat" (Leviticus 22:11).
Strangers, sojourners, and servants upon hire were not to eat of holy
things. It is so in spiritual matters still. But two classes were free at
the sacred table, those who were bought with the priest's money and those
who were born into the priest's house. Bought and born, these were the two
indisputable proofs of a right to holy things. Bought. Our great High
Priest has bought with a price all those who put their trust in Him. They
are His absolute property -- altogether the LORD's. Not for what they are
in themselves, but for their owner's sake they are admitted into the same
privileges which He Himself enjoys, and "they shall eat of his meat." He
has meat to eat which worldlings know not of. "Because ye belong to
Christ," therefore shall ye share with your LORD. Born. This is an equally
sure way to privilege. If born in the Priest's house we take our place
with the rest of the family. Regeneration makes us fellow-heirs and of the
same body, and, therefore, the peace, the joy, the glory, which the Father
has given to Christ, Christ has given to us. Redemption and regeneration
have given us a double claim to the divine permit of this promise.
MORNING AND EVENING
Morning, August 3
““The Lamb is the light thereof.”
Quietly contemplate the Lamb as the light of heaven. Light in
Scripture is the emblem of joy. The joy of the saints in heaven is
comprised in this: Jesus chose us, loved us, bought us, cleansed
us, robed us, kept us, glorified us: we are here entirely through
the Lord Jesus. Each one of these thoughts shall be to them like a
cluster of the grapes of Eshcol. Light is also the cause of
beauty. Nought of beauty is left when light is gone. Without light
no radiance flashes from the sapphire, no peaceful ray proceedeth
from the pearl; and thus all the beauty of the saints above comes
from Jesus. As planets, they reflect the light of the Sun of
Righteousness; they live as beams proceeding from the central orb.
If he withdrew, they must die; if his glory were veiled, their
glory must expire. Light is also the emblem of knowledge. In
heaven our knowledge will be perfect, but the Lord Jesus himself
will be the fountain of it. Dark providences, never understood
before, will then be clearly seen, and all that puzzles us now
will become plain to us in the light of the Lamb. Oh! what
unfoldings there will be and what glorifying of the God of love!
Light also means manifestation. Light manifests. In this world it
doth not yet appear what we shall be. God’s people are a hidden
people, but when Christ receives his people into heaven, he will
touch them with the wand of his own love, and change them into the
image of his manifested glory. They were poor and wretched, but
what a transformation! They were stained with sin, but one touch
of his finger, and they are bright as the sun, and clear as
crystal. Oh! what a manifestation! All this proceeds from the
exalted Lamb. Whatever there may be of effulgent splendour, Jesus
shall be the centre and soul of it all. Oh! to be present and to
see him in his own light, the King of kings, and Lord of lords!
Evening, August 3
““But as he went.”
Jesus is passing through the throng to the house of Jairus, to
raise the ruler’s dead daughter; but he is so profuse in goodness
that he works another miracle while upon the road. While yet this
rod of Aaron bears the blossom of an unaccomplished wonder, it
yields the ripe almonds of a perfect work of mercy. It is enough
for us, if we have some one purpose, straightway to go and
accomplish it; it were imprudent to expend our energies by the
way. Hastening to the rescue of a drowning friend, we cannot
afford to exhaust our strength upon another in like danger. It is
enough for a tree to yield one sort of fruit, and for a man to
fulfil his own peculiar calling. But our Master knows no limit of
power or boundary of mission. He is so prolific of grace, that
like the sun which shines as it rolls onward in its orbit, his
path is radiant with lovingkindness. He is a swift arrow of love,
which not only reaches its ordained target, but perfumes the air
through which it flies. Virtue is evermore going out of Jesus, as
sweet odours exhale from flowers; and it always will be emanating
from him, as water from a sparkling fountain. What delightful
encouragement this truth affords us! If our Lord is so ready to
heal the sick and bless the needy, then, my soul, be not thou slow
to put thyself in his way, that he may smile on thee. Be not slack
in asking, if he be so abundant in bestowing. Give earnest heed to
his word now, and at all times, that Jesus may speak through it to
thy heart. Where he is to be found there make thy resort, that
thou mayst obtain his blessing. When he is present to heal, may he
not heal thee? But surely he is present even now, for he always
comes to hearts which need him. And dost not thou need him? Ah, he
knows how much! Thou Son of David, turn thine eye and look upon
the distress which is now before thee, and make thy suppliant
J H JOWETT
AUGUST The Third
CHANGING ASKING INTO THIRSTING
“Go, call thy husband!”
NEVER supposed that the transformation would begin here. I thought that
there were some words which would remain unspoken. But here our Master
speaks a word which only deepens the weariness of the woman, and irritates
the sore of her galling yoke. What is He doing?
He is seeking to change the sense of wretchedness into the sense of sin!
He is seeking to change weariness into desire! He wants to make the woman
thirst! And so He puts His finger upon her sin. He cannot give the
heavenly water to lips that merely ask for it. “Sir, give me this water!”
No, it cannot be had for the asking, only for the thirsting! And so the
gracious Lord turns the woman’s eyes upon her own sinful life, in order
that in the heat of a fierce shame she might cry out, “I thirst for God,
for the living God!” And sure I am that, before the Lord had done with
her, this quiet, lone cry leapt from her lips, and in immediate response
to the cry she was given a deep draught from the eternal well.
And, good Lord, arouse my sense of my sin that I, too, may thirst for Thy
water! Now, make me thirst for it, and in the thirst receive it!
"When I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all
day long. For day and night your hand was heavy upon me; my
strength was sapped as in the heat of summer." Psalm 32:3-4
Sometimes we would better be silent to God. When sore trials are
upon us we should not say a word in resistance. But there is a
silence to God which does not bring blessing. Unconfessed sins,
produce bitterness. David's words tell a sad story of the
suffering of the days when he kept silent about his guilt.
He could not put away the memory of his sin. It stayed in his
mind, saddened every joy and embittered every sweet thing in his
life. His very body suffered, and his heart cried out continually
Unconfessed sins are a burden too great for mortal to bear. We
should never keep silence for a moment, about a sin which we have
committed. The only godly thing to do—is to confess it instantly,
and put it out of our life utterly and forever.
Sin is a demon from the dark abodes, and must be expelled—or it
will take up its home in the heart and destroy the life. Sin is
poison of eternal death, and if not cast out—it will spread its
death through the soul. The only safety is, by confession and
repentance, to thrust out remorselessly every sin that has
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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
-Missionary Biography, Mobin Khan, continued
While in college, Mobin was training to become a commissioned
officer in the Indian army. At that time he met a Christian
officer. One night the Christian shared the gospel with Mobin. But
Mobin, a Muslim, was not at all convinced about the gospel. He was
shocked at the words which his friend concluded his witness to
him: “If you die, you will go to hell. If I die, I will go to
heaven because I believe in Jesus.” In the morning, Mobin went
back and asked the Christian to repeat once again what he had
shared. Thinking that the witness of someone else might be more
persuasive, the officer went to get another Christian friend to
speak with his friend. But he refused to come. “Listen, you’re
just wasting your time,” he said. “Don’t you know? Mobin is a
Muslim. He’ll never become a Christian.” But the officer decided
to give Mobin a New Testament. At that time Mobin did not know
that the New Testament was a part of the Bible or he would never
have accepted it. He came to Romans 5:8, KJV, which said, “But God
commendeth His love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners,
Christ died for us.” The words struck deep, and he gave his heart
to Christ in 1968. -
Pray that Muslims in India will
respond to the powerful words of the Bible.
Isaiah 32:17, NIV
The fruit of righteousness will be peace; the effect of
righteousness will be quietness and confidence forever.
Trust in the Lord develops righteousness, which means quietness
and confidence in the Lord. Those who have always put their faith
in gods that are not real and in fallen spirits that deceive and
harm them live in fear and unrighteousness. But the One True God,
the One who created the heavens, offers righteousness, peace and
confidence. Which would you prefer? Which do you think the
unreached nations would prefer if given a choice?
Pray that this year many from unreached nations will put their
trust in the One Who takes away our fears and gives us quietness
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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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"I came that they might have life