(Archibald Brown, “This God Is Our God!” 1896)
“The LORD’s portion is His people!” Deuteronomy 32:9
“The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I hope in Him!” Lamentations 3:24
The above two passages of Scripture ought never to be separated.
God and my soul possess each other.
God finds his portion in His people — and His people find their portion in God!
This God is mine, in all His glorious perfection!
His heart is mine — for He loves me.
And His ear is mine — for I may pour into it all my tales of sorrow and all my songs of joy.
His eyes are mine — for they watch me from morning until night.
Therefore His hand is mine — for it is stretched out to uphold me.
Therefore He is a God of infinite glory! Abased in the very dust, and half bewildered by the thought, I yet dare to look up, and say, “This God is my God forever and ever! He will be my guide even unto death!” Psalm 48:14
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