Look Up

Look up!
“My voice shall You hear in the morning, O Lord; 
in the morning will I direct my prayer unto You, 
and will look up.” Psalm 5:3 

(from Octavius Winslow’s, “Morning Thoughts”) 

“The first thing I do when I awake in the morning,” 
remarks a saint of God, “is to ask the Holy 
Spirit to take possession of my mind, my imagination, 
my heart, directing, sanctifying, and controlling my 
every thought, feeling, and word.” 

What profound spiritual wisdom is there in this conception! 

“In the morning will I direct my prayer unto You, and will look up.” 

Look up! 

Ah! here is the true and befitting attitude of the spiritual soul. 

Looking up for the day’s supply…. 
of grace to restrain, 
of power to keep, 
of wisdom to guide, 
of patience to suffer, 
of meekness to endure, 
of strength to bear, 
of faith to overcome, 
of love to obey, and 
of hope to cheer. 

Jesus stands at the Treasury of Infinite grace, ready 
to meet every application, and to supply every need. 

His fullness is for a poor, needy, asking people. 

He loves for us to bring the empty vessel. 

​…​ let your first thought be of God, and 
your first ​adoration  be to Jesus, and your first prayer 
be to the Holy Spirit, and thus anointed with fresh 
oil, you will glide serenely and safely through the 
day, beginning, continuing, and ending it with God!​

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