Tag Archives: Trusting God

Jesus Makes No Mistakes

“The Lord Jesus makes no mistakes in managing His friends’ affairs.  He orders all their concerns with perfect wisdom:  all things happen to them at the right time, and in the right way.  He gives them as much of sickness … Continue reading

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Steadfastness Must Face Opposition

“The kinds of trials God exercises us with: First.  He seems to turn a deaf ear. Second.  He lays difficulties in our way.  1) Things contrary to our sinful inclinations  2) We are tried by sufferings, by things not only … Continue reading

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Sin Is A Turning From God to Some Other Seeming Good

“All sin is a turning of the soul from God to some other seeming good, but this proceeds from a former turning of the soul from God by distrust.  …whereby looking to God in Christ through the promises, we take … Continue reading

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Freedom From Fear

“The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?  The Lord is the defense of my life, whom shall I dread?” (Psalm 27:1). “The Lord is for me; I will not fear; what can man do to me?” (Psalm … Continue reading

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He Orders All Things For Our Good

“Many a Christian looking back across life has thanked God for a loss, for illness, for sorrow; these troubles helped in the nurture of his soul and his spiritual development.  God knows best what is good for us; His heart … Continue reading

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The End of Ourselves

“One of the principal designs of our gracious heavenly Father in the  ordering of our past, in the appointing of our testings and trials, in the discipline of His love, is to bring us to the end of ourselves, to … Continue reading

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An Almighty God Can Work Without Means

“God has extraordinary means to bear us up when ordinary ones fail. He can turn poisons into antidotes, hindrances into furtherances, and destructions into deliverances. The ravens give Elijah food. A whale becomes Jonah’s ship, and pilot too. An Almighty … Continue reading

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