In Handley Moule‘s “A Morning Act of Faith and Devotion,” he begins by writing:
“I believe on the Son of God, therefore, I am in Him,
having redemption through His blood, and life by His Spirit.”
Moule begins his day by taking a stand of faith. He has understood that this is the principle by which he must live if he is to be in the position to receive all that he needs from Christ.
“He is in me and all fullness is in Him,
To Him I belong by creation, purchase, conquest, and self-surrender:
To me He belongs for all my hourly need.”
Faith in the fact of Christ’s existence and the belief that He is truly what He has declared Himself to be is the beginning point, the foundation upon Continue reading
How shall the goodness of God be revealed in us? Whether in great works or in the common, ordinary acts of everyday life there is only one way and it is by faith.
In Robert M. M’Cheyne‘s great hymn, “When This Passing World Is Done”, he writes: Continue reading
God is a God of clarity. When He instructs Hababbuk to write down a vision, He says, “…make it PLAIN upon the tables, that he may run that breadth it.” (Hab. 2:2)
Paul writes in 1 Corinthians 14:8, “…For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?” David writes in Psalm 27:1, “The Lord is my LIGHT and my salvation, who shall I fear?” And finally, James writes in James 1:5 “If any man lack wisdom, let him ask of God, who giveth to all men liberally and upbraideth not.” What is the issue here? Continue reading
In Psalm 77, we find the psalmist declaring, “…Thy way, O God, is in the sanctuary: who is so great a God as our God?” When Jesus answered Satan at one point of being tempted, He declared, “Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve.” The primary theme here is the same, the worship of God is not only the first thing, it is the most Continue reading