The Lord IS my shepherd. Not was, not may be, nor will be. . . is my shepherd on Sunday, is on Monday, and is through every day of the week; is in January, is in December, and every month of the year, is at home, and is in China; is in peace, and is in war; in abundance, and in penury.
Depend on it. God’s work done in God’s way will never lack God’s supply. He is too wise a God to frustrate His purposes for lack of funds, and He can just as easily supply them ahead of time as afterwards, and He much prefers doing so.
We have heard of many people who trusted God too little, but have you ever heard of anyone who trusted Him too much?
A little thing is a little thing, but faithfulness in little things is a great thing.
Unless there is an element of risk in our exploits for God, there is no need for faith.
Jesus is our strength, and what we cannot do or bear, He can both do and bear in us.
Learn to move man, through God, by prayer alone
God means just what He says and He will do all that He has promised.
Fruit-bearing involves cross-bearing. There are not two Christs–an easygoing one for easygoing Christians, and a suffering, toiling one for exceptional believers. There is only one Christ. Are you willing to abide in Him, and thus to bear much fruit?
The branch of the vine does not worry, and toil, and rush here to seek for sunshine, and there to find rain. No; it rests in union and communion with the vine…Let us so abide in the Lord Jesus.
The less I spent on myself and the more I gave to others, the fuller of happiness and blessing did my soul become.
Are you in a hurry, flurried, distressed? Look up! See the Man in the Glory! Let the face of Jesus shine upon you—the face of the Lord Jesus Christ. Is He worried, troubled, distressed? There is no wrinkle on His brow, no least shade of anxiety. Yet the affairs are His as much as yours.