Category: Bible Thoughts

Faith’s Checkbook

October 22 Plead His Own Promise “Thou, O Lord God, hast spoken it: and with thy blessing let the house of thy servant be blessed for ever.” 2Sam. 7:29 This is a promise pleaded, and so it yields double instruction to us. Anything which…

The Clue of the Maze

How is more to be known? All probability goes to show, upon the face of it, that the more we know of God, the more easy it will be for us to put our trust in him. The quality of goodness so preponderates in…

God, only God

Psalm 94:17-19 KJV Unless the Lord had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence. When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O Lord, held me up. In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul. #Praise…

The Clue of the Maze

More Knowledge of God desirable However willing a man may be to put his trust in God, his faith must largely depend upon his knowledge. It is almost impossible to have confidence in a Great Unknown. The variety and breadth of our knowledge of…

Faith’s Checkbook

October 20 From Every Sin “He shall save his people from their sins.” Matt. 1:21 Lord, save me from my sins. By thy name of Jesus I am encouraged thus to pray. Save me from my past sins, that the habit of them may…

The Clue of the Maze

The Sneer Sneers are poor, paltry things; they are not born in good men’s bosoms, and most wise men despise them when levelled at themselves. They break no bones, and men of backbone smile at them. Yet with the weaker sort they are terrible…

Faith’s Checkbook

October 19 Regulated Chastisement “I will correct thee in measure.” Jer. 30:11 To be left uncorrected would be a fatal sign: it would prove that the Lord had said, “He is given unto idols, let him alone.” God grant that such may never be…

The Clue of the Maze

Why is not God relied on? Does it not seem remarkable that so few men should lovingly reach forth to the idea of linking their lives to God in faith? Why is it! The severe moralist would rightly answer—because they have no desire to…

Faith’s Checkbook

October 16 One With Christ Jesus “Because I live, ye shall live also.” John 14:19 Jesus has made the life of believers in Him as certain as His own. As sure as the Head lives the members live also. If Jesus has not risen…

The Clue of the Maze

The great God answering to Faith Moreover, we may not refuse reliance upon God on the ground of our insignificance; for it is not conceivable that anything can be too little for God. The wonders of the microscope are quite as remarkable as those…