It is impossible to estimate the full influence of the reading of the Word in a home day after day and year after year. It filters into the hearts of the young. It is absorbed into their souls. It colors all their thoughts. It is wrought into the very fiber of their minds. It imbues them with its own spirit. It's holy teachings become the principles of their lives, which rule their conduct and shape all their actions.
One may be glad all the day—and never think of God. Thanksgiving looks up with every breath, and sees God as Father from whom all blessings come. Thanksgiving is praise. The heart is full of gratitude. Every moment has something in it to...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart. 2 Timothy 2:22 Flee from youthful lusts and worldly delights. These Bees carry honey in their mouths—but they...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
To know that nothing hurts the godly, is a matter of comfort; but to be assured that all things which fall out shall co-operate for their good, that their crosses shall be turned into blessings, that showers of affliction water the withering root...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
What's in your library? “It is not hasty reading--but serious meditating upon holy and heavenly truths, that make them prove sweet and profitable to the soul. It is not the bee’s touching of the flower, which gathers honey--but her...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
""There is therefore NOW no condemnation unto us who are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit."Sinner! Art thou legally condemned this morning? Dost thou feel that? Then, let me tell thee that faith in Christ will...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
When I speak of a man growing in grace, I mean simply that . . . His sense of sin is becoming deeper, His faith is becoming stronger, His hope is becoming brighter, His love is becoming more extensive, His spiritual-mindedness is becoming more...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; Matthew 7:21 That still remains as the great test of the true heir of heaven, the doing of the divine will. All the talking, thinking, posturing in the world...[ abbreviated | read entire ]