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2016-09-26
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"Howl, fir tree, for the cedar is fallen."

Morning and Evening Zechariah 11:2 When in the forest there is heard the crash of a falling oak, it is a sign that the woodman is abroad, and every tree in the whole company may tremble lest t...
2016-09-25
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"Who of God is made unto us wisdom."

Morning and Evening 1 Corinthians 1:30 Man's intellect seeks after rest, and by nature seeks it apart from the Lord Jesus Christ. Men of education are apt, even when converted, to look upon th...
2016-09-24
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"I sleep, but my heart waketh."

Morning and Evening Song of Solomon 5:2 Paradoxes abound in Christian experience, and here is one—the spouse was asleep, and yet she was awake. He only can read the believer's riddle who...
2016-09-23
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"Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe." Mark 9:23 A certain man had a demoniac son, who was afflicted with a dumb spirit. The father, having seen the futility of the endeavours of the disciples to heal his child, had little or no faith in Christ, and therefore, when he was bidden to bring his son to Him, he said to Jesus, "If Thou cast do anything, have compassion on us, and help us." Now there was an "if" in the question, but the poor trembling father had put the "if" in the wrong place:

Morning and Evening Mark 9:23 A certain man had a demoniac son, who was afflicted with a dumb spirit. The father, having seen the futility of the endeavours of the disciples to heal his child,...
2016-09-22
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"When my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the Rock that is higher than I."

Morning and Evening Psalm 61:2 Most of us know what it is to be overwhelmed in heart; emptied as when a man wipeth a dish and turneth it upside down; submerged and thrown on our beam ends like...
2016-09-21
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"Gather not my soul with sinners."

Morning and Evening Psalm 26:9 Fear made David pray thus, for something whispered, "Perhaps, after all, thou mayst be gathered with the wicked." That fear, although marred by unbelief, springs...
2016-09-20
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"In the evening withhold not thy hand."

Morning and Evening Ecclesiastes 11:6 In the evening of the day opportunities are plentiful: men return from their labour, and the zealous soul-winner finds time to tell abroad the love of Jes...
2016-09-19
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"For this child I prayed."

Morning and Evening 1 Samuel 1:27 Devout souls delight to look upon those mercies which they have obtained in answer to supplication, for they can see God's especial love in them. When we can ...
2016-09-18
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"And they follow me."

Morning and Evening John 10:27 We should follow our Lord as unhesitatingly as sheep follow their shepherd, for He has a right to lead us wherever He pleases. We are not our own, we are bought ...
2016-09-17
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"Encourage him."

Morning and Evening Deuteronomy 1:38 God employs His people to encourage one another. He did not say to an angel, "Gabriel, my servant Joshua is about to lead my people into Canaan—go, e...