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Trust Means Joy

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“In him our hearts rejoice, for we trust in his holy name.” Psalm 33:21. The root of faith produces the flower of heart-joy. We may not at the first rejoice, but it comes in due time. We trust the Lord when we are sad, and in due season He so answers our confidence that our […]

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Help Wanted

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‘Because no one has hired us,’ they answered. “He said to them, ‘You also go and work in my vineyard.’” Matthew 20:7. Yes, there is work in Christ’s vineyard for old bodies. It is the eleventh hour, and yet He will let us work. What grace is this! Surely every old man ought to jump […]

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Victory in Reverses

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“Rejoice not against me, O mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise; when I sit in darkness, the Lord shall be a light unto me.” Micah 7:8. This may express the feelings of a man or woman downtrodden and oppressed. Our enemy may put out our light for a season. There is sure hope […]

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The Overcomer’s Reward

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“Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To the one who is victorious, I will give some of the hidden manna. I will also give that person a white stone with a new name written on it, known only to the one who receives it.” Revelation 2:17. My heart, […]

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Forget and Forgive

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Do not say, “I’ll pay you back for this wrong!” Wait for the Lord, and he will avenge you. Proverbs 20:22. Be not in haste. Let anger cool down. Say nothing and do nothing to avenge yourself. You will be sure to act unwisely if you take up the cudgels and fight your own battles; […]

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It Becomes Mutual

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“I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.” 2 Corinthians 6:16. Here is a mutual interest. Each belongs to each. God is the portion of His people, and the chosen people are the portion of their God. The saints find in God […]