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This morning I lay awake powerless to over come myself and to make my promised visit to the chapel. Then I felt prompted to pray; I said five aspirations and rose without difficulty.
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The only hope of a decreasing self is an increasing Christ.
(F. B. Meyer)
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I am among you as one who serves.
A wiseman once said “be content with such things as you have”. Now what have you? This is both a philosophical and a spiritual question. Maybe you are thinking if I have that extra cash or if I am better circumstanced then I would be greatly contented with life. 174 more words
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If I were put in a dungeon, like the martyrs, with nothing to lie on but the bare stone floor, with no protection from intense cold, bread and water once a day for food, with no home comfort whatever, I could endure all that for years and gladly for the love of Jesus; yet I am unwilling to suffer a little inconvenience now, I must have every comfort, warm clothes, fire, food as agree able as I possibly can, etc.