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To Others an "Ensample"

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Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you. (Philippians 4:9) It is well when a man can with advantage be so minutely copied as Paul might have been. Oh, for grace to imitate him this day and every day! Should […]

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God is a Sanctuary

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Therefore say, Thus saith the Lord God; Although I have cast them far off among the heathen, and although I have scattered them among the countries, yet will I be to them as a little sanctuary in the countries where they shall come. (Ezekiel 11:16) Banished from the public means of grace, we are not […]

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Tender Comfort

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As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you. (Isaiah 66:13) A mother’s comfort! Ah, this is tenderness itself. How she enters into her child’s grief! How she presses him to her bosom and tries to take all his sorrow into her own heart! He can tell her all, and she will sympathize […]

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Despise Not Thy Youth

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Then said I, Ah, Lord God! behold I cannot speak; for I am a child. But the Lord said unto me, Say not, l am a child: for thou shalt go to all that I shall send thee, and whatsoever I command thee thou shat[ speak. (Jeremiah 1:6-7) Jeremiah was young and felt a natural […]

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Going Oat with Joy

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And of Zebulun he said, Rejoice, Zebulun, in thy going out. (Deuteronomy 33:18) The blessings of the tribes are ours; for we are the true Israel who worship God in the spirit and have no confidence in the flesh. Zebulun is to rejoice because Jehovah will bless his “going out”; we also see a promise […]

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Whose Battle?

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And all this assembly shall know that the Lord saith not with sword and spear: for the battle is the Lord’s, and he will give you into our hands. (1 Samuel 17:47). Let this point be settled, that the battle is the Lord’s, and we may be quite sure of the victory, and of the […]