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God so loved the world, that He gave His only
begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have
reconciled us to Himself through Christ, and gave us the ministry of
reconciliation, namely, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to
Himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and He has committed to
us the word of reconciliation. Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, as
though God were entreating through us; we beg you on behalf of Christ, be
reconciled to God. He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, that
we might become the righteousness of God in Him -- God is love. By this the
love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only begotten Son
into the world so that we might live through Him. In this is love, not that
we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation
for our sins. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one
Jn 3.16. 2Co 5.18, 19, 20,
21.--1Jn 4.8, 9, 10, 11.
The spirit of man is the lamp of the LORD
HE who is without sin
among you, let him be the first to throw a stone at her...and when they
heard it, they began to go out one by one, beginning with the older ones.
Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten from the tree of which I
commanded you not to eat?
To one who knows the right thing
to do, and does not do it, to him it is sin. -- if our heart condemns us,
God is greater than our heart, and knows all things. Beloved, if our heart
does not condemn us, we have confidence before God;
All things indeed are clean, but they are evil
for the man who eats and gives offense. Happy is he who does not condemn
himself in what he approves.
Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and
know my anxious thoughts and see if there be any hurtful way in me, And lead
me in the everlasting way.
Pr 20.27. Jn 8.7, 9. Ge. 3.11.
Jas 4.17.--1 Jn 3.20, 21. Ro 14.20, 22. Ps 139.23, 24.
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by F. B. Meyer
A FAITHFUL CREATOR
"Wherefore, let them that suffer
according to the will of God, commit the keeping of their souls to Him in
well-doing, as unto a Faithful Creator."--
THE MORE one ponders these words, the
more wonderful they appear! That God is faithful is as clear as noonday. He
is faithful in the At. return of the seasons and the orbit-order of the
stars; faithful in holding back the flood, that it should not overflow the
world and destroy the homes of men; faithful to every living creature that
He has made, providing for its exact sustenance. Even the odd sparrow, which
Christ must have seen thrown in by the dealer, when His Mother bought four
others, does not fall to the ground without His notice. God is the Faithful
Creator in the heavens above and in the earth beneath. We are not surprised,
therefore, to find His faithfulness the theme of Holy Writ; but why does
Peter lay emphasis on His faithfulness as Creator, when ministering to the
special circumstances of suffering believers? Is not this the reason? We are
apt to concentrate our thoughts on the Birth, the Cross, the Grave, the
Intercession of our Lord, and to forget that behind all these, deep in the
nature of God--the Almighty Creator--there are ever-welling fountains of
faithfulness, love, and tenderness. We are summoned to go back beyond the
story of Redemption to the infinite silence of Eternity, when each of us was
a distinct thought in the mind of God. In His book, all our members were
written, when as yet there was none of them.
Whether we have realised that eternal
purpose is open to serious questioning, but everyone of us has a right
look into the face of God, and say "Thine hands have made me, and fashioned
me; give me understanding that I may learn Thy commandments." We may not
question God's dealings with us. They are immutably wise and right. But we
may claim that in some way He should make good our deficiencies, so that
though sorrowful, we should be always rejoicing; though poor we should make
many rich; though having nothing, we should scatter our wealth, as though
possessing all things. There is no reason why our life should be a failure,
no reason why we should not minister richly to others, no reason why, by His
grace, we should not be more than conquerors! We may humbly make this claim
on the Almighty Creator, and He will not allow His faithfulness to fail!
Help us to commit ourselves to Thee in
well-doing, O God, our Faithful Creator. May we find a solace for our own
griefs and disappointments, in sympathy and ministry to others. 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)
Real Estate in Heaven
"Knowing in yourselves that ye have in Heaven a better and an enduring
substance" (Hebrews 10:34).
This is well. Our substance here is very unsubstantial; there is no
substance in it. But God has given us a promise of real estate in the
gloryland, and that promise comes to our hearts with such full assurance
of its certainty that we know in ourselves that we have an enduring
substance there. Yes, "we have" it even now. They say, "A bird in the hand
is worth two in the bush," but we have our bird in the bush and in the
hand, too. Heaven is even now our own. We have the title deed of it, we
have the earnest of it, we have the firstfruits of it. We have heaven in
price, in promise, and in principle; this we know not only by the hearing
of the ear but "in ourselves." Should not the thought of the better
substance on the other side of Jordan reconcile us to present losses? Our
spending money we may lose, but our treasure is safe. We have lost the
shadows, but the substance remains, for our Savior lives, and the place
which He has prepared for us abides. There is a better land, a better
substance, a better promise; and all this comes to us by a better
covenant; wherefore, let us be in better spirits, and say unto the LORD,
"Every day will I bless thee; and praise thy name for ever and ever."
MORNING AND EVENING
Morning, February 28
“My expectation is from him.”
It is the believer’s privilege to use this language. If he is
looking for aught from the world, it is a poor “expectation” indeed.
But if he looks to God for the supply of his wants, whether in
temporal or spiritual blessings, his “expectation” will not be a
vain one. Constantly he may draw from the bank of faith, and get his
need supplied out of the riches of God’s lovingkindness. This I
know, I had rather have God for my banker than all the Rothschilds.
My Lord never fails to honour his promises; and when we bring them
to his throne, he never sends them back unanswered. Therefore I will
wait only at his door, for he ever opens it with the hand of
munificent grace. At this hour I will try him anew. But we have
“expectations” beyond this life. We shall die soon; and then our
“expectation is from him.” Do we not expect that when we lie upon
the bed of sickness he will send angels to carry us to his bosom? We
believe that when the pulse is faint, and the heart heaves heavily,
some angelic messenger shall stand and look with loving eyes upon
us, and whisper, “Sister spirit, come away!” As we approach the
heavenly gate, we expect to hear the welcome invitation, “Come, ye
blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the
foundation of the world.” We are expecting harps of gold and crowns
of glory; we are hoping soon to be amongst the multitude of shining
ones before the throne; we are looking forward and longing for the
time when we shall be like our glorious Lord—for “We shall see him
as he is.” Then if these be thine “expectations,” O my soul, live
for God; live with the desire and resolve to glorify him from whom
cometh all thy supplies, and of whose grace in thy election,
redemption, and calling, it is that thou hast any “expectation” of
“The barrel of meal wasted not,
neither did the cruse of oil fail, according to the word of the
Lord, which he spake by Elijah.”
1 Kings 17:16
See the faithfulness of divine love. You observe that this woman
had daily necessities. She had herself and her son to feed in a
time of famine; and now, in addition, the prophet Elijah was to be
fed too. But though the need was threefold, yet the supply of meal
wasted not, for she had a constant supply. Each day she made calls
upon the barrel, but yet each day it remained the same. You, dear
reader, have daily necessities, and because they come so
frequently, you are apt to fear that the barrel of meal will one
day be empty, and the cruse of oil will fail you. Rest assured
that, according to the Word of God, this shall not be the case.
Each day, though it bring its trouble, shall bring its help; and
though you should live to outnumber the years of Methuselah, and
though your needs should be as many as the sands of the seashore,
yet shall God’s grace and mercy last through all your necessities,
and you shall never know a real lack. For three long years, in
this widow’s days, the heavens never saw a cloud, and the stars
never wept a holy tear of dew upon the wicked earth: famine, and
desolation, and death, made the land a howling wilderness, but
this woman never was hungry, but always joyful in abundance. So
shall it be with you. You shall see the sinner’s hope perish, for
he trusts his native strength; you shall see the proud Pharisee’s
confidence totter, for he builds his hope upon the sand; you shall
see even your own schemes blasted and withered, but you yourself
shall find that your place of defence shall be the munition of
rocks: “Your bread shall be given you, and your water shall be
sure.” Better have God for your guardian, than the Bank of England
for your possession. You might spend the wealth of the Indies, but
the infinite riches of God you can never exhaust.
J H JOWETT
THE TEST OF FULNESS
Deuteronomy 8:1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.
"AND thou shalt eat and be full, and thou shalt bless the Lord thy God.”
Fulness is surely a more searching test than want. Fulness induces sleep
and forgetfulness. Many a man fights a good fight with Apollyon in the
narrow way, who lapses into sleepy indifference on the Enchanted Ground.
Men often sit down to a full table without “grace.” Pain cries out to God,
while boisterous health strides along in heedlessness. Yes, it is our
fulness that constitutes our direst peril. “This was the iniquity of
Sodom, fulness of bread and abundance of idleness.”
And so our tests may come on the sunny day. A nation’s supreme tests may
come in its prosperity. The sunshine may do more damage than the
lightning. The soul may falter even in Beulah land, where “the sun shines
night and day.”
Prayer must not, therefore, tarry until sickness and adversity come. We
must “pray without ceasing” in the cloudless noon, lest we are stricken
with “the arrow that flieth by day.” We must seek the eternal strength
when no apparent enemy crouches at our gate, and when our easy road is
lined with luxuriant flowers and fruit.
"Year Book" 1895
"After Job had prayed for his friends, the Lord restored his
prosperity and doubled his previous possessions." Job 42:10
A great many people who try to be comforters, only lay thorns
under aching heads. No art needs a more delicate touch, than the
comforter's. The hands of most of us are too rough to be laid on
throbbing hearts. No wonder Job felt that his friends were
miserable comforters, or that he was not at first in a mood to
pray for them. But until he could pray for them—blessing could not
come to him.
The lesson is for us. Others may have injured or grieved us in
some way, and we may not be ready to forgive them. But while we
feel so, we are shutting out divine blessing from ourselves. Job's
praying at length for his friends, showed that his heart was now
softened toward them, that he had forgiven them. Then blessing
came to him. When we can pray for one who has wronged us,
misjudged us, or said unkind things of us or to us, hurting us in
some way—we are in a condition to receive blessing from God.
Job was also ready now to come out of his own sorrow—to try to
help others. We do not find comfort by staying in the darkness of
our own grief, by thinking only of it; we must forget ourselves,
and begin to serve others and seek their good, before we can find
the light of God's comfort. Selfishness in sorrow is selfishness,
and selfishness in any form misses God's blessing.
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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
(1) GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST
- Movement for African National Initiatives (MANI)
If you look at a map of Africa in relation to the other
continents, you will notice what a huge body of land Africa is.
Its geography is very diverse: mainly Saharan desert in the north;
tropical rain forests in the center; and vast savannahs and plains
in the south. So too, the people within a country often differ
from region to region. For example, Nigeria’s north is populated
mainly by Muslims, while the south is mainly Christian; but there
are even tribal differences in Muslim and Christian communities.
How do we share Christ with such a variety of peoples and
The Movement for African National Initiatives (MANI) seeks to
reach all of Africa with the gospel message. Their goal is to get
all African missionaries to work together and focus on promoting
African national efforts. They want to mobilize the resources of
the body of Christ in Africa for the fulfillment of the Great
Commission. Thus, MANI is acting as an umbrella organization that
combines Christian resources to reach the unreached.
A meeting in Jerusalem in 2001 gave birth to the “Jerusalem
Declaration” that the African Church “is of age and ready to
accept the challenge of completing the task in Africa, and that
Africa should become an active partner in global evangelization.”
Learn more at joshuaproject.net
Pray for a spirit of cooperation and unity of vision led by the
Holy Spirit to pervade all of the strategies developed by MANI
members as they seek to take the gospel message to every corner of
Isaiah 40:15a, 17, NIV
Surely the nations are like a drop in the bucket…. Before Him all
the nations are as nothing; they are regarded by Him as worthless
and less than nothing.
How immense is this earth! Yet Isaiah asserts that when we stand
before the One who created the Universe, the earth dwindles to
comparative insignificance. What perspective this fact gives to
God’s people! We are so easily overawed by the scope of the Great
Commission that our resolve weakens and our courage fails. But God
is greater than His commission, greater than His earth, greater
than any obstacles the Church will face. And though His power
regards the nations as worthless and less than nothing, His love
regards them as infinitely precious and worthy of the death of His
Pray that our Almighty God will lead members of the MANI network
to fix their eyes on Him so that they will act in faith when they
see chaos in this sin-infested planet.
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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