for Dec. 31, 2018

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(James Smith, "Marvelous Mercy!" 1862) The following is an excerpt from the diary of James Smith:December 31, 1855. The last day of the year 1855--a year characterized by . . .  many severe…

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Inexpressible sweetness!

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Inexpressible sweetness! Spurgeon "A soul that is altogether given up tothe love of Christ lives above care andsorrow. It has care and sorrow, butthe love of Christ kills all the…

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One essential element of true prayer…

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One essential element of all true prayer(J.R. Miller, "According to His Will")"Going a little farther, He fell with His face to the ground and prayed: My Father, if it is…

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The Art of Divine Contentment

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(Thomas Watson, "The Art of Divine Contentment") "I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am. I know both how to have a little, and I know how to have…

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Our Pilot

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Our Pilot!Spurgeon, "Multitudinous Thoughts and Sacred Comforts"  Your present sorrow is the bitter bud ofgreater joy. Your transient loss securesyour ultimate and never ceasing gain.  How I rejoice to believe that…

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Their constant pleasure-ground!

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Their constant pleasure-ground! (Henry Law) "Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the…

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Which to wonder at the most…

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We do not know which to wonder the most at(Charles Spurgeon) Isaiah 49:15-16. "Can a mother forget the baby at her bosom and have no compassion on the child she…

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Jesus is the Reason…

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Jesus is the REASON for the season Santa lives at the North Pole.JESUS is everywhere.Santa rides in a sleigh JESUS rides on the windand walks on the water.Santa comes but once…

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His Heaven mine…

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His Heaven mine--my Hell His!(Octavius Winslow)  It is astonishing that I should so be one with Christ, that all that He is becomes mine, and all that I am becomes…

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Home!

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HOME!(by Spurgeon) "The eternal God is your refuge." Deut. 33:27 God is our abode, our home.  Dear to our hearts is our home, although it bethe humblest cottage, or the scantiest garret;and dearer far is…

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