Monthly Archives: March 2014

Holier and wiser…

Pray for me, that I may be made holier and wiser—less like myself, and more like my heavenly Master; that I may not regard my life, if so be I may finish my course with joy McCheyne, R. M., & … Continue reading

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Worse than a thousand sufferings…

Be your material losses what they will, remember that in every loss there is only a suffering, but in every discontent there is a sin; and one sin is worse than a thousand sufferings. Thomas Watson, The Art of Divine Contentment, … Continue reading

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Guiding star…

God’s word must be the star that guides, and His will the weight that moves our obedience. Thomas Watson, The Art of Divine Contentment, p. 22

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A settled temper of the heart…

Contentment is a habitual thing; it shines with a fixed light in the firmament of the soul. Contentment does not appear only now and then, as some stars which are seldom seen. It is a settled temper of the heart. Thomas … Continue reading

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Soothing Comforts…

If we ever experience such uneasiness at delay, and if we are tempted by impatience, let us learn first to reflect on the comforts by which the Lord soothes the bitterness of the cup in this world, and next elevate … Continue reading

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Fear not the lions…

Fear not the lions, for they are chained, and are placed there for trial of faith where it is, and for discovery of those who have none. Keep in the midst of the path, and no hurt shall come unto … Continue reading

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And I saw it no more…

So I saw in my dream, that just as Christian came up with the cross, his burden loosed from off his shoulders, and fell from off his back, and began to tumble, and so continued to do, till it came … Continue reading

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