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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 13

MORNING “Salt without prescribing how much.” Ezra 7:22 Salt was used in every offering made by fire unto the Lord, and from its preserving and purifying properties it was the grateful emblem of divine grace in the soul. It is … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: NOVEMBER 6

MORNING “I will pour water upon him that is thirsty.” Isaiah 44:3 When a believer has fallen into a low, sad state of feeling, he often tries to lift himself out of it by chastening himself with dark and doleful … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: OCTOBER 13

MORNING “Godly sorrow worketh repentance.” 2 Corinthians 7:10 Genuine, spiritual mourning for sin is the work of the Spirit of God. Repentance is too choice a flower to grow in nature’s garden. Pearls grow naturally in oysters, but penitence never … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: SEPTEMBER 3

MORNING “Thou whom my soul loveth.” Song of Solomon 1:7 It is well to be able, without any “if” or “but,” to say of the Lord Jesus–“Thou whom my soul loveth.” Many can only say of Jesus that they hope … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 13

MORNING “The cedars of Lebanon which he hath planted.” Psalm 104:16 Lebanon’s cedars are emblematic of the Christian, in that they owe their planting entirely to the Lord. This is quite true of every child of God. He is not … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 8

MORNING “Tell me I pray thee wherein thy great strength lieth.” Judges 16:6 Where lies the secret strength of faith? It lies in the food it feeds on; for faith studies what the promise is–an emanation of divine grace, an … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 1

MORNING “In summer and in winter shall it be.” Zechariah 14:8 The streams of living water which flow from Jerusalem are not dried up by the parching heats of sultry midsummer any more than they were frozen by the cold … 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: JUNE 7

MORNING “Ye that love the Lord hate evil.” Psalm 97:10 Thou hast good reason to “hate evil,” for only consider what harm it has already wrought thee. Oh, what a world of mischief sin has brought into thy heart! Sin … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JUNE 6

MORNING “Behold, I am vile.” Job 40:4 One cheering word, poor lost sinner, for thee! You think you must not come to God because you are vile. Now, there is not a saint living on earth but has been made … Continue reading

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