Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens

"Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens." Lamentations 3:41 The act of prayer teaches us our unworthiness, which is a very salutary lesson for such proud beings as we are. If God gave us favours without constraining us to pray for them we should never know how poor... Continue Reading →

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Let Israel rejoice in him…

"Let Israel rejoice in him." Psalm 149:2 Be glad of heart, O believer, but take care that thy gladness has its spring in the Lord. Thou hast much cause for gladness in thy God, for thou canst sing with David, "God, my exceeding joy." Be glad that the Lord reigneth, that Jehovah is King! Rejoice... Continue Reading →

Sing, O barren…

"Sing, O barren." Isaiah 54:1 Though we have brought forth some fruit unto Christ, and have a joyful hope that we are "plants of his own right hand planting," yet there are times when we feel very barren. Prayer is lifeless, love is cold, faith is weak, each grace in the garden of our heart... Continue Reading →

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