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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 21

MORNING “Yet he hath made with me an everlasting covenant.” 2 Samuel 23:5 This covenant is divine in its origin. “He hath made with me an everlasting covenant.” Oh that great word He ! Stop, my soul. God, the everlasting … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 20

MORNING “Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love.” Jeremiah 31:3 Sometimes the Lord Jesus tells his Church his love thoughts. “He does not think it enough behind her back to tell it, but in her very presence he … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 19

MORNING “The lot is cast into the lap, but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord.” Proverbs 16:33 If the disposal of the lot is the Lord’s whose is the arrangement of our whole life? If the simple casting … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 18

MORNING “Rend your heart, and not your garments.” Joel 2:13 Garment-rending and other outward signs of religious emotion, are easily manifested and are frequently hypocritical; but to feel true repentance is far more difficult, and consequently far less common. Men … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 17

MORNING “I remember thee.” Jeremiah 2:2 Let us note that Christ delights to think upon his Church, and to look upon her beauty. As the bird returneth often to its nest, and as the wayfarer hastens to his home, so … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 16

MORNING “Come unto me.” Matthew 11:28 The cry of the Christian religion is the gentle word, “Come.” The Jewish law harshly said, “Go, take heed unto thy steps as to the path in which thou shalt walk. Break the commandments, … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 15

MORNING “Orpah kissed her mother in law; but Ruth clave unto her.” Ruth 1:14 Both of them had an affection for Naomi, and therefore set out with her upon her return to the land of Judah. But the hour of … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: DECEMBER 14

MORNING “They go from strength to strength.” Psalm 84:7 They go from strength to strength. There are various renderings of these words, but all of them contain the idea of progress. Our own good translation of the authorized version is … Continue reading

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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: DECEMBER 12

MORNING “His ways are everlasting.” Habakkuk 3:6 What he hath done at one time, he will do yet again. Man’s ways are variable, but God’s ways are everlasting. There are many reasons for this most comforting truth: among them are … Continue reading

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