Evening wolves

"Evening wolves." Habakkuk 1:8 While preparing the present volume, this particular expression recurred to me so frequently, that in order to be rid of its constant importunity I determined to give a page to it. The evening wolf, infuriated by a day of hunger, was fiercer and more ravenous than he would have been in... Continue Reading →

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I have prayed for thee

"I have prayed for thee." Luke 22:32 How encouraging is the thought of the Redeemer's never- ceasing intercession for us. When we pray, he pleads for us; and when we are not praying, he is advocating our cause, and by his supplications shielding us from unseen dangers. Notice the word of comfort addressed to Peter—"Simon,... Continue Reading →

Casting Our cares upon God…

"Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee." Psalm 55:22 Care, even though exercised upon legitimate objects, if carried to excess, has in it the nature of sin. The precept to avoid anxious care is earnestly inculcated by our Saviour, again and again; it is reiterated by the apostles; and it is... Continue Reading →

Fear Not, God is with us

"Fear not to go down into Egypt; for I will there make of thee a great nation: I will go down with thee into Egypt; and I will also surely bring thee up again." Genesis 46:3,4 Jacob must have shuddered at the thought of leaving the land of his father's sojourning, and dwelling among heathen... Continue Reading →

Be strong & very courageous

"Only be thou strong and very courageous." Joshua 1:7 Our God's tender love for his servants makes him concerned for the state of their inward feelings. He desires them to be of good courage. Some esteem it a small thing for a believer to be vexed with doubts and fears, but God thinks not so.... Continue Reading →

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