"For we would not, brethren, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure, above strength, insomuch that we despaired even of life: But we had the sentence of death in ourselves, that we should not trust in ourselves, but in God which raiseth the dead: Who delivered us from so great a death, and doth deliver: in whom we trust that he will yet deliver us;" (2 Corinthians 1:8-10).
While it is not uncommon for people … Continue Reading ››
"I thank my God...For your fellowship [partnership] in the gospel from the first day until now" (Philippians 1:3a, 5).
William Carey, the great missionary to India, said to a body of people, "I will go down if you will hold the ropes." It's a great thought. It's a great mental picture. "I will go into the places where you will never go, but you must hold the ropes. I'll go down into the caves if you'll hold on. I'll go as long as you're here holding … Continue Reading ››
"And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not [do not give up]" (Galatians 6:9).
Dr. V. Raymond Edman, late President of Wheaton College, was famous for his slogan, "It's always too soon to quit!" If we are involved in big things, they are big enough for our God to handle. If we are involved in small things, they are not too small for our … Continue Reading ››
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