Men And Women That Grow Easy Split Easy

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. – James 1:2-3 If you were to hear some men’s experience, you would think that they grow as the white pine grows, with straight grain, and easily split; for I notice…

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Evening Sentences

Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, “Behold, I am the one who has laid as a foundation in Zion, a stone, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, of a sure foundation: ‘Whoever believes will not be in haste.’ – Isaiah 28:16 Desires of release out of trouble, earnest expectations of it, and enquiries concerning its…

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Morning Sentences

And in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, the ark came to rest on the mountains of Ararat. – Genesis 8:4 God has times and places of rest for his people after their tossings; and many a time he provides for their seasonable and comfortable settlement without their own contrivance and…

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Evening Sentences

“For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven and do not return there but water the earth, making it bring forth and sprout, giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater, so shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but…

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Morning Sentences

Oh that you would hide me in Sheol, that you would conceal me until your wrath be past, that you would appoint me a set time, and remember me! – Job 14:13 Those that remember God shall certainly be remembered by him, how desolate and disconsolate soever their condition may be. He will appoint them…

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Evening Sentences

By faith Moses, when he was grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh’s daughter, choosing rather to be mistreated with the people of God than to enjoy the fleeting pleasures of sin. – Hebrews 11:24-25 The guilt of one sin is a greater misery than the burden of a thousand crosses. Stephen…

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Morning Sentences

Take away the dross from the silver, and the smith has material for a vessel; – Proverbs 25:4 The best ground untilled soonest runs out rank weeds. Such are God’s children, overgrown with security ere they are aware, unless they be well exercised, both with God’s plough of affliction and their own industry of meditation.…

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Evening Sentences

Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep your word. – Psalm 119:67 Some ships behave best in a gale; in light winds they rock themselves to pieces. To a Christian man adversity is not the most dangerous condition; fine weather tries him more. When we are least visibly strained, we are…

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Adversity Is A Means Of Self Knowledge

In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, so that the tested genuineness of your faith-more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire-may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ. –…

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Evening Sentences

And shall say unto them, Hear, O Israel, ye approach this day unto battle against your enemies: let not your hearts faint, fear not, and do not tremble, neither be ye terrified because of them. Deut. 20:3 But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as…

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