ENCOURAGEMENT IN TEMPTATION February 1953 Dear Peter, This will be the first note to you at your new address so I will wish you well and assure you of continued prayer, as I am enabled of the Lord (you know the painful meaning of that phrase now and you shall also know its joyous meaning …
Issue: Issue 8
After this I looked and behold a door was opened in heaven. Rev. c. 4 v. 1.
THE TEST I am sure you will admit, with me, that as the Lord’s saving visit to Zacchaeus prompted him at once to assail his besetting sin of covetousness, exclaiming, “Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor, and if I have taken anything from any man by false accusation, I …
Assurance and comforts are desirable, but fruitfulness is absolutely necessary … The end why the Lord offers us comfort and assurance of His love, is to make us cheerful in His service, and to encourage us in His work, and engage our hearts in it thoroughly. David Clarkson
Happy is the man who hath the God of Jacob for his help and whose hope is in the Lord his God Psalm 145 5.
We have peace with God as soon as we believe, but not always with ourselves. The pardon may be past the prince’s hand and seal, and yet not put into the prisoner’s hand. William Gurnall