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October 5

WE have but faith: we cannot know;
For knowledge is of things we see;
And yet we trust it comes from Thee,
A beam in darkness: let it grow. 118 more words

James Martineau

Look death in the face with joy

And this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith.  (1 John 5:4)

Let us rejoice and be glad in the salvation of our Lord, for faith never yet has had cause for wet cheeks and hanging down brows.   339 more words

September 26

THOU judgest us: Thy purity
Doth all our lusts condemn;
The love that draws us nearer Thee
Is hot with wrath of them.
John G. Whittier… 164 more words


Believe the Word, Not Your Feelings

“Believe God’s word and power more than you believe your own feelings and experiences. Your rock is Christ, and it is not the Rock which ebbs and flows but your sea.” -Samuel Rutherford.”

August 6

THE cross of Golgotha thou lookest to in vain,
Unless within thyself it be set up again.
Johann Scheffler

TO repel one’s cross is to make it heavier. 93 more words


July 15

WE take with solemn thankfulness
Our burden up, nor ask it less,
And count it joy that even we
May suffer, serve, or wait for Thee, 189 more words