Esau cried, not for his sin in selling the birthright; but for his loss in missing the blessing. John Trapp
Issue: Issue 5
Some tears God hath no bottle for. Richard Sibbes
But I would not have you to be ignorant brethren concerning them which are asleep that ye sorrow not even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.
Mercies are such gifts as advance our debts. William Secker
When all thy mercies 0 my God My rising soul surveys
Every true son of Jacob will be content to part with his broth for the birthright. John Trapp
Transported with the view Im lost In wonder love and praise.
“AS THE TREE FALLS” In visiting an elderly Christian lady recently she expressed some fears as to whether she was ready for eternity. Knowing the consistency of her profession of faith in Christ I remarked that if a tree, because of the prevailing wind, has been leaning for years in a certain direction it is …
And they were afraid. Luke 8.25
Moderation expresses itself in patience under affliction