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They will be Mine says the LORD of hosts on the
day that I prepare My own possession
manifested Thy name to the men whom Thou gavest Me out of the world; Thine
they were, and Thou gavest them to Me, and they have kept Thy word. I ask on
their behalf; I do not ask on behalf of the world, but of those whom Thou
hast given Me; for they are Thine and all things that are Mine are Thine,
and Thine are Mine; and I have been glorified in them. Father I desire that
they also, whom Thou hast given Me, be with Me where I am, in order that
they may behold My glory, which Thou hast given Me; for Thou didst love Me
before the foundation of the world.
I will come again, and receive you to Myself that
where I am, there you may be also.-- He comes to be glorified in His saints
on that day and to be marveled at among all who have believed -- We who are
alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet
the Lord in the air, and thus we shall always be with the Lord -- You will
also be a crown of beauty in the hand of the LORD, And a royal diadem in the
hand of your God.
Mal 3.17. Jn 17.6, 9, 10, 24.
2Th. 1.10.--1Th. 4.17.-- Isa. 62.3.
I pray Thee, show me Thy glory
Who said Light shall shine out of darkness is the One who has shone in our
hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of
Christ. --Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory,
glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth....No
man has seen God at any time; the only begotten God, who is in the bosom of
the Father, He has explained Him.
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; When shall
I come and appear before God? -- When Thou didst say, Seek My face my heart
said to Thee, Thy face, O LORD, I shall seek.
We all, with unveiled face beholding as in
a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image
from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit -- Father, I desire
that they also, whom Thou hast given Me, be with Me where I am, in order
that they may behold My glory, which Thou hast given Me; for Thou didst love
Me before the foundation of the world.
Ex 33.18. 2Co
4.6.--Jn 1.14, 18.
Ps. 42.2.--Ps. 27.8. 2Co 3.18.-- Jn 17.24.
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by F. B. Meyer
"Sanctify the Lord God in your hearts:
and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason
of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear. Having a good
conscience."-- 1Peter 3:15-16
THERE IS no doubt that if every
Christian person were to begin to live up to the New Testament ideal,
avoiding always what Christ would not be, and seeking to be always what He
would be, there would be .little need for preaching, for the beauty of the
Christian character would in itself be sufficiently attractive to win men
for Jesus Christ.
Let us examine ourselves by the
suggestions in this chapter, from which we have selected our text (1Pe 3:8-18).
Have we the mind of Christ, which makes us willing to be of no reputation,
and to stoop even to the death of the cross, for others? Are we
compassionate, sympathising in the joys and sorrows of others? Do we love
the brethren, not always liking them perhaps, but treating them kindly, and
making their interests more important than our own? Are we tender-hearted
and pitiful towards the afflicted and distressed? Are we courteous, with
true Christian politeness which differs from the world's code of manners?
How do we reply to injury? Do we bless when we are cursed, or do we
retaliate with hot and indignant words? Are we willing to leave our
vindication with God?
Do you want a happy life and good
days. Then leave God to vindicate and deliver you. Set yourself against
evil, and live at peace with all, as much as in you lies. The one thing for
all of us to be really anxious about is to enshrine Jesus Christ in our
hearts as Lord (R.V.). Is there a door in your heart opening on a throne
room which is reserved for Jesus only? Have you written on that door such
words as these: "Other lords have had dominion over me, but henceforth He
only is my King."? Be ready to give a reason for the hope that is in you.
This is what Peter, on one memorable occasion, failed to do; and we shall
fail also but for the help of the Holy Spirit, who will teach us what we
ought to say (Jn 14:26).
Have a good conscience--one that can look God and man in the face, and is
not conscious of willful violation of what is right and good. Follow the
gleam; obey the inner light; listen to the still small voice, which is ever
saying: "This is the way, walk ye in it."
Help me, O God, so to live that those
who are associated with me, directing or serving me day by day, may long to
have the love and joy which they see in me. Show me how to apply to the
common things of daily life the heavenly principles of the risen life. AMEN.
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from the Puritan's
VALLEY OF VISION
by C H Spurgeon
(Read C H Spurgeon's testimony
- It is miraculous as is EVERY testimony of the new birth)
God Delights to Give
"And the LORD said unto Abraham, after that Lot was separated from him,
Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art northward,
and southward, and eastward, and westward, for all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever" (Genesis
A special blessing for a memorable occasion. Abram had settled a family
dispute. He had said, "Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between thee
and me, for we be brethren"; and hence he received the blessing which
belongs to peacemakers. The LORD and giver of peace delights to manifest
His grace to those who seek peace and pursue it. If we desire closer
communion with God, we must keep closer to the ways of peace. Abram had
behaved very generously to his kinsman, giving him his choice of the land.
If we deny ourselves for peace's sake, the LORD will more than make it up
to us. As far as the patriarch can see, he can claim, and we may do the
like by faith. Abram had to wait for the actual possession, but the LORD
entailed the land upon him and his posterity. Boundless blessings belong
to us by covenant gift. All things are ours. When we please the LORD, He
makes us to look everywhere and see all things our own, whether things
present or things to come, all are ours, and we are Christ's, and Christ
MORNING AND EVENING
"For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our
consolation also aboundeth by Christ."
2 Corinthians 1:5
There is a blessed proportion. The Ruler of Providence bears a
pair of scales--in this side he puts his people's trials, and in
that he puts their consolations. When the scale of trial is nearly
empty, you will always find the scale of consolation in nearly the
same condition; and when the scale of trials is full, you will
find the scale of consolation just as heavy. When the black clouds
gather most, the light is the more brightly revealed to us. When
the night lowers and the tempest is coming on, the Heavenly
Captain is always closest to his crew. It is a blessed thing, that
when we are most cast down, then it is that we are most lifted up
by the consolations of the Spirit. One reason is, because trials
make more room for consolation. Great hearts can only be made by
great troubles. The spade of trouble digs the reservoir of comfort
deeper, and makes more room for consolation. God comes into our
heart--he finds it full--he begins to break our comforts and to
make it empty; then there is more room for grace. The humbler a
man lies, the more comfort he will always have, because he will be
more fitted to receive it. Another reason why we are often most
happy in our troubles, is this--then we have the closest dealings
with God. When the barn is full, man can live without God: when
the purse is bursting with gold, we try to do without so much
prayer. But once take our gourds away, and we want our God; once
cleanse the idols out of the house, then we are compelled to
honour Jehovah. "Out of the depths have I cried unto thee, O
Lord." There is no cry so good as that which comes from the bottom
of the mountains; no prayer half so hearty as that which comes up
from the depths of the soul, through deep trials and afflictions.
Hence they bring us to God, and we are happier; for nearness to
God is happiness. Come, troubled believer, fret not over your
heavy troubles, for they are the heralds of weighty mercies.
"He shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you
The Great Father revealed himself to believers of old before the
coming of his Son, and was known to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob as
the God Almighty. Then Jesus came, and the ever-blessed Son in his
own proper person, was the delight of his people's eyes. At the
time of the Redeemer's ascension, the Holy Spirit became the head
of the present dispensation, and his power was gloriously
manifested in and after Pentecost. He remains at this hour the
present Immanuel--God with us, dwelling in and with his people,
quickening, guiding, and ruling in their midst. Is his presence
recognized as it ought to be? We cannot control his working; he is
most sovereign in all his operations, but are we sufficiently
anxious to obtain his help, or sufficiently watchful lest we
provoke him to withdraw his aid? Without him we can do nothing,
but by his almighty energy the most extraordinary results can be
produced: everything depends upon his manifesting or concealing
his power. Do we always look up to him both for our inner life and
our outward service with the respectful dependence which is
fitting? Do we not too often run before his call and act
independently of his aid? Let us humble ourselves this evening for
past neglects, and now entreat the heavenly dew to rest upon us,
the sacred oil to anoint us, the celestial flame to burn within
us. The Holy Ghost is no temporary gift, he abides with the
saints. We have but to seek him aright, and he will be found of
us. He is jealous, but he is pitiful; if he leaves in anger, he
returns in mercy. Condescending and tender, he does not weary of
us, but awaits to be gracious still.
Sin has been hammering my heart
Unto a hardness, void of love,
Let supplying grace to cross his art
Drop from above.
J H JOWETT
THE BULB AND THE SOIL
“He that hath My commandments, and keepeth them,he it is that loveth Me.”
—John 14:15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24.
YES, but how can I keep them? Some one sent me a bulb which requires a
certain kind of soil, but he also sent me the soil in which to grow it. He
sent instructions, but he also sent power. And when I am bidden to keep a
commandment I feel as though I have received the bulb but not the soil!
But is this God’s way of dealing with His people? I will read on if
perchance I may find the gift of the soil.
“He that abideth in Me ... the same bringeth forth much fruit.” That is
the gift I seek. For the keeping of His commandments the Lord provides
Himself. I am not called upon to raise fruits out of the soil of my own
will, out of my own infirmity of aspiration or desire. I can rest
everything in God! I can “abide in Him,” and I may have the holy energies
of the Godhead to produce in me the fruits of a holy and obedient life.
The good Lord provides both the bulb and the soil.
It is the tragedy of life that we forget this, and seek to make a soil-bed
of our own. And thus do we suffer the calamity of fruitless labour, the
heavy drudgery of tasks beyond our strength. “Come unto Me, all ye that
labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”
"I will test them and see whether they will follow my
instructions." Exodus 16:4
Everything God gives or sends to us—tests us in some way.
Trials test us, whether we will submit with humility and patience
to the experiences that are sore and painful, and learn the lesson
set for us in them.
But none the less do the blessings of life test us. They test our
gratitude. Do we remember God all the time—as the Giver of each
new blessing? They test our faith. Do we still lean on him while
we have plenty? Oftentimes the trust that turns to him when help
is needed—fails to look to him when the hand is full. They also
test our obedience. Sometimes when our needs are all supplied, we
forget our obligation to serve God. Thus every day is a probation.
We are always on trial.
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from the VALLEY OF VISION
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= command to make this privilege our practice enabled to
do so by the Holy Spirit!) 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
Unreached People Group of the Day.
(1) GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST
- Maguzawa Hausa People
Quite often the name that is used to identify a people group is
fraught with biases and inaccuracies. This appears to be the case
with the name “Maguzawa.” This name was given to a group of Hausas
in the far northwestern region of Nigeria during the 1970s. At
that time a noticeably large number of them turned from Islam to
faith in Jesus Christ. The term Maguzawa means “those who run away
from Islam.” They themselves prefer to be called Hausa Christians,
though for all practical purposes, they adhere to traditional
religion rather than the teachings of Jesus. There are about 3,000
spirits in their pantheon of gods, and these spirits influence
them more than they do their Muslim Hausa neighbors. The only
significant differences between the Maguzawa and other Hausas are
their religious views and their social organization.
The Maguzawa primarily live in small villages. Government schools
in this region require that all their students study the Qur’an,
which has forced many of the Maguzawa to pull their children out
of the schools and educate them privately. This people group is
often mistreated by other Hausas.
Learn more at joshuaproject.net
Pray that the Christians among the Maguzawa will be encouraged and
strengthened in their faith. Pray that those who don’t know the
Lord would be discipled by believers. Pray for freedom from
traditional religion and other deceptions that have kept the
Maguzawa people in spiritual darkness.
Exodus 3:10-12, NASB
Therefore, come now, and I will send you to Pharaoh, so that you
may bring my people, the sons of Israel, out of Egypt.” But Moses
said to God, “Who am I, that I should go to Pharaoh, and that I
should bring the sons of Israel out of Egypt?” And he said,
“Certainly I will be with you, and this shall be the sign to you
that it is I who have sent you: when you have brought the people
out of Egypt, you shall worship God at this mountain.” -
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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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