The Lord’s portion is his people

"The Lord's portion is his people." Deuteronomy 32:9 How are they his? By his own sovereign choice. He chose them, and set his love upon them. This he did altogether apart from any goodness in them at the time, or any goodness which he foresaw in them. He had mercy on whom he would have... Continue Reading →

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Underneath are the everlasting arms

"Underneath are the everlasting arms." Deuteronomy 33:27 God—the eternal God—is himself our support at all times, and especially when we are sinking in deep trouble. There are seasons when the Christian sinks very low in humiliation. Under a deep sense of his great sinfulness, he is humbled before God till he scarcely knows how to... Continue Reading →

The eternal God is your refuge

"The eternal God is thy refuge." Deuteronomy 33:27 The word refuge may be translated "mansion," or "abiding- place," which gives the thought that God is our abode, our home. There is a fulness and sweetness in the metaphor, for dear to our hearts is our home, although it be the humblest cottage, or the scantiest... Continue Reading →

Babes in Christ

"Babes in Christ." 1 Corinthians 3:1 Are you mourning, believer, because you are so weak in the divine life: because your faith is so little, your love so feeble? Cheer up, for you have cause for gratitude. Remember that in some things you are equal to the greatest and most full-grown Christian. You are as... Continue Reading →

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