What to Leave Children

“The righteous lead blameless lives; blessed are their children after them.” Proverbs 20:7. Anxiety about our family is natural, but we shall be wise if we turn it into care about our own character. If we walk before the Lord in integrity, we shall do more to bless our descendants than if we bequeathed them…

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Condition of Blessing

“Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the Lord Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it.” Malachi 3:10. Many read…

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No Fear of Death

“Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. The one who is victorious will not be hurt at all by the second death.” Revelation 2:11. The first death we must endure unless the Lord should suddenly come to His temple. For this let us abide in readiness, awaiting it without…

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Power to Raise

“The Lord gives sight to the blind, the Lord lifts up those who are bowed down, the Lord loves the righteous.” Psalm l46:8. Am I bowed down? Then let me urge this word of grace before the Lord. It is His way, His custom, His promise, His delight, to raise up them that are bowed…

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God Repays

“Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done.” Proverbs 19:17. We are to give to the poor out of pity. Not to be seen and applauded, much less to get influence over them; but out of pure sympathy and compassion we must give…

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