Therefore will the Lord wait that he may be gracious unto you…

"Therefore will the Lord wait that he may be gracious unto you." Isaiah 30:18 God often delays in answering prayer. We have several instances of this in sacred Scripture. Jacob did not get the blessing from the angel until near the dawn of day—he had to wrestle all night for it. The poor woman of... Continue Reading →

Thou art all fair, my love…

"Thou art all fair, my love." Song of Solomon 4:7 The Lord's admiration of his Church is very wonderful, and his description of her beauty is very glowing. She is not merely fair, but "all fair." He views her in himself, washed in his sin-atoning blood and clothed in his meritorious righteousness, and he considers... Continue Reading →

The trial of your faith…

"The trial of your faith." 1 Peter 1:7 Faith untried may be true faith, but it is sure to be little faith, and it is likely to remain dwarfish so long as it is without trials. Faith never prospers so well as when all things are against her: tempests are her trainers, and lightnings are... Continue Reading →

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