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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 4

MORNING “I have much people in this city.” Acts 18:10 This should be a great encouragement to try to do good, since God has among the vilest of the vile, the most reprobate, the most debauched and drunken, an elect … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 29

MORNING “After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, etc.” Matthew 6:9 This prayer begins where all true prayer must commence, with the spirit of adoption, “Our Father.” There is no acceptable prayer until we can … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 30

MORNING “And when he thought thereon, he wept.” Mark 14:72 It has been thought by some that as long as Peter lived, the fountain of his tears began to flow whenever he remembered his denying his Lord. It is not … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 20

MORNING “The earnest of our inheritance.” Ephesians 1:14 Oh! what enlightenment, what joys, what consolation, what delight of heart is experienced by that man who has learned to feed on Jesus, and on Jesus alone. Yet the realization which we … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 23

MORNING “Ephraim is a cake not turned.” Hosea 7:8 A cake not turned is uncooked on one side; and so Ephraim was, in many respects, untouched by divine grace: though there was some partial obedience, there was very much rebellion … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MAY 9

MORNING “Who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings.” Ephesians 1:3 All the goodness of the past, the present, and the future, Christ bestows upon his people. In the mysterious ages of the past the Lord Jesus was his Father’s … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 29

MORNING “Thou art my hope in the day of evil.” Jeremiah 17:17 The path of the Christian is not always bright with sunshine; he has his seasons of darkness and of storm. True, it is written in God’s Word, “Her … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: APRIL 22

MORNING “Him hath God exalted.” Acts 5:31 Jesus, our Lord, once crucified, dead and buried, now sits upon the throne of glory. The highest place that heaven affords is his by undisputed right. It is sweet to remember that the … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 22

MORNING “And he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed.” Matthew 26:39 There are several instructive features in our Saviour’s prayer in his hour of trial. It was lonely prayer. He withdrew even from his three … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 18

MORNING “Ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus.” Galatians 3:26 The fatherhood of God is common to all his children. Ah! Little-faith, you have often said, “Oh that I had the courage of Great-heart, that … Continue reading

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