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THE PURSUIT OF GOD: DAY 6

Chapter 2 The Blessedness of Possessing Nothing (PART 1) Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kindgom of heaven. – Matt. 5:3 Before the Lord God made man upon the earth He first prepared for him by … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: AUGUST 29

MORNING “Have mercy upon me, O God.” Psalm 51:1 When Dr. Carey was suffering from a dangerous illness, the enquiry was made, “If this sickness should prove fatal, what passage would you select as the text for your funeral sermon?” … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JULY 25

MORNING “He left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him out.” Genesis 39:12 In contending with certain sins there remains no mode of victory but by flight. The ancient naturalists wrote much of basilisks, whose eyes fascinated … 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: APRIL 14

MORNING “All they that see me laugh me to scorn: they shoot out the lip, they shake the head.” Psalm 22:7 Mockery was a great ingredient in our Lord’s woe. Judas mocked him in the garden; the chief priests and … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: MARCH 20

MORNING “My beloved.” Song of Solomon 2:8 This was a golden name which the ancient Church in her most joyous moments was wont to give to the Anointed of the Lord. When the time of the singing of birds was … Continue reading

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MORNING AND EVENING: JANUARY 17

MORNING “And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion.” Revelation 14:1 The apostle John was privileged to look within the gates of heaven, and in describing what he saw, he begins by saying, “I looked, and, … Continue reading

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