Habit Will Make Those Things Easy—Which At First Seem Very Hard.

Habit will make those things easy—which at first seem very hard. By constant practice, men become able to do astonishing works. There is a story in ancient books of a man whose strength was so great, that he could carry an ox upon his shoulders. When he was asked how he acquired such power, he…

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Early Rising

In the course of my reading I am always glad to meet with anything which strikes me as suitable for your instruction. This morning I opened upon a page of Mr. Jay’s daily devotional books, in which he speaks of early rising, and his thoughts are so excellent, that I shall make free use of…

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The Great Thing For Which You Were Made

Life has been compared to the flight of swift ships, and also to an eagle hastening to the prey. It is a moment, a hand’s breadth, a dream. This is the account which the Scriptures give of human life, and if you will consider it, you will see much in it to make you alter…

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A Method The Puritans And Others Of Old Used To Memorize Scripture

The more you learn by rote, the more you will be able to learn. If you get six verses every morning, for one year, you will have learned more than two thousand verses, or more than sixty chapters. But this is not all. At the end of the year, it will be as easy for…

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Two Books In The Bible Which Are Exceedingly Interesting And Useful

There are two books in the Bible which are exceedingly interesting and useful. One was written in poetry; the other in prose. The greater part of one was composed by a great king; the greater part of the other by his son, another great king. One was by a warrior, a musician, and a poet;…

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