Author Archives: mhrockness

The Glory of the Ordinary

Such a day of small things, still, but on God’s terms, and that is enough.   1 January 1902 The last day of January and only now am I penning my new year thoughts.  I love a new year, ripe with … Continue reading

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Just Enough Is Plenty

I have been seeing so clearly lately how they (Arab believers) must be trained in every way possible to give, not just to receive – and it has come as the solution at last of the problem of ours, how … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

The thistles here are a commentary to me on that wonderful title of 1 Timothy 1:11 – “The Blissful God.”  It is as if now that not a flower is left on the barren ground, His gladness and His beauty … Continue reading

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Soul Shelter

Trained faith is a triumphant gladness in having nothing but God – not rest, no foothold – nothing but Himself. A triumphant gladness in swinging out into the abyss, rejoicing in every fresh emergency that is going to prove Him … Continue reading

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Kind Hearts

  “Nothing is irretrievable with God.”   Thomas Erskine as quoted by Lilias Trotter  23 July 1906 Dave calls on his way home from his golf tournament in Georgia.  “I had an interesting experience this morning,” he says, and proceeds … Continue reading

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Silence

                         “He is so gentle and patient with them, the blessed Spirit of God.”                        Journal 1898 Silence.  My copy … Continue reading

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A Way of Seeing

                                          “Many things begin with seeing in this world of ours.”                   … Continue reading

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