Like some flower in the cranny of the rock, it can spread a broad bright blossom on little soil, if only it be firmly rooted. And here Thy saints encourage my hope; they were once poor and are now rich, bound and are now free, tried and now are victorious.
Puritan preachers, for the most part, were well-grounded in biblical languages and classical learning. Translate, "Having the eyes of your heart enlightened" Eph 5: The grace that restores is necessary to preserve, lead, guard, supply, help me.
Morning Needs O God the author of all good, I come to You for the grace another day will require for its duties and events. Note, however, that the giving of the early church was never formalized nor was it mandated; rather, almsgiving was always spontaneous, generous and need-oriented.
In Prayer O Lord, in prayer I launch far out into the eternal world, and on that broad ocean my soul triumphs over all evils on the shores of mortality. Give me a heart full of divine, heavenly love. Plough deep in me, great Lord, heavenly husbandman, that my being may be a tilled field, the roots of grace spreading far and wide, until You alone are seen in me, Your beauty golden like summer harvest, Your fruitfulness as autumn plenty.
Hoarding is a problem in North America. Indeed, between these two parables Jesus personifies mammon and portrays it as a rival god inviting worship. As we anticipate the coming Messianic age with its perfect system of social justice, it is our privilege to attempt to approximate that model on both an intra- as well as an inter-church level.
Give me neither poverty nor riches. This includes sixty-three percent of the natural gas, thirty-three percent of the petroleum and forty-two percent of the aluminum.
Francis announces her intention to marry Pieboard. The "inheritance" hero referred to is eternal life. Furthermore, if the complaint was older than a year simple replacement was deemed sufficient. They viewed Scripture to be God speaking to them as a father speaks to his children.
Even true believers greatly want heavenly wisdom. Help me to be pure today. They did not separate His benefits from His person or offer Him as a Savior from sin while ignoring His claims as Lord. The two states of being are so correspondent that from the one we draw our clearest knowledge of the other.
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Lastly, this hope needs enlightened eyes. Act II[ edit ] Scene 1: Give me a deeper knowledge of Thyself as saviour, master, lord, and king.
They were persuaded that the Holy Spirit worked through Scripture to bring truth home to sinners. Idle recites some magical-sounding mumbo-jumbo. Act V[ edit ] Scene 1: He loves not only the wages but the work of Christ, not only the benefits but the burden of Christ.
The answer is found in noticing that the knowledge which he is imploring here is a consequence of a previous knowledge. Godfrey, Lady Plus and Nicholas all run to the garden to collect the chain.
Come to Jesus Christ as sinful men, and take what He has given, who has given Himself for us. You have produced and sustained me, supported and indulged me, saved and kept me; You are in every situation able to meet my needs and miseries.
Taken from The Valley of Vision: O God, the Eternal All, help me to know that all things are shadows, but You are substance, all things are quicksands, but You are mountain, all things are shifting, but You are anchor, all things are ignorance, but You are wisdom.
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