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Faith’s Checkbook

August 28Out of Any CircumstanceAs for me, I will call upon God; and the Lord shall save me. (Psalm 55:16)Yes, I must and will pray. What else can I do! What better can I do? Betrayed, forsaken, grieved,baffled, O my Lord, I will call… Continue Reading “Faith’s Checkbook”

Faith’s Checkbook

August 27Choice MenI have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction. (Isaiah 48:10)This has long been the motto fixed before our eye upon the wall of our bedroom, and in many ways it has also been written on our heart. It is no mean… Continue Reading “Faith’s Checkbook”

Faith’s Checkbook

August 26He of Tender ConscienceI will judge between cattle and cattle. (Ezekiel 34:20)Some are fat and flourishing, and therefore they are unkind to the feeble. This is a grievous sin and causes much sorrow. Those thrustings with side and with shoulder, those pushings of… Continue Reading “Faith’s Checkbook”

Faith’s Checkbook

August 25Food and RestI will feed my flock, and I will cause them to lie down, saith the Lord God. (Ezekiel 34:15) Under the divine shepherdry saints are fed to the full. Theirs is not a windy, unsatisfying mess of mere human “thought,” but… Continue Reading “Faith’s Checkbook”

Faith’s Checkbook

August 24God Above Human PhilosophyFor it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding ofthe prudent. (1 Corinthians 1:19)This verse is threatening so far as worldly-wise are concerned, but to the simple believer, it is… Continue Reading “Faith’s Checkbook”

Faith’s Checkbook

August 23Love and Seek True WisdomI love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me. (Proverbs 8:17)Wisdom loves her lovers and seeks her seekers. He is already wise who seeks to be wise, and he has almost found wisdom… Continue Reading “Faith’s Checkbook”

Faith’s Checkbook

August 22Wrath to God’s GlorySurely the wrath of man shall raise thee: the remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain. (Psalm 76:10)Wicked men will be wrathful. Their anger we must endure as the badge of our calling, the token of our separation from them: if… Continue Reading “Faith’s Checkbook”

Faith’s Checkbook

August 21Night of Weeping; Joyous DayFor his anger endures but a moment; in his favor is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning. (Psalm 30:5)A moment under our Father’s anger seems very long, and yet it is but… Continue Reading “Faith’s Checkbook”

Faith’s Checkbook

August 20Deliverance Not LimitedHe shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. (Job 5:19)Eliphaz in this spoke the truth of God. We may have as many troubles as the workdays of the week, but the God who… Continue Reading “Faith’s Checkbook”

Faith’s Checkbook

August 19Reward for the RighteousSo that a man shall say, Verily there is a reward for the righteous: verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth. (Psalm 58:11)God’s judgments in this life are not always clearly to be seen, for in many… Continue Reading “Faith’s Checkbook”