Category Archives: obedience

“Tell ’em about the Dream!”

      “‘You do not test the resources of God till you try the impossible.’ *   Let us give ourselves up to believe for this new thing on the earth.  Let us dare to test God’s resources on it.  … Continue reading

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To Everything. . . a Season

One feels increasingly that to get things to go on just as well without one is much to be desired. . .   each generation must find out its own best way of doing things unhampered by trying to keep … Continue reading

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Atmosphere of God’s Revealing

“Obedience is the atmosphere of God’s revealing.” There is a catchy little chorus with a disarming message:  “God loves me just the way I am today, but much too much to let me stay that way.”  I rest in the … Continue reading

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The Poetry of God’s Ways

All that outworking of His Grace has come so silently – “not with observation” – like His work in all growth around – so that one can hardly tell when or how the expansion has come.   9 March 23 “All that … Continue reading

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Day of Small Things

“Such a day of small things still, but on God’s time, & and that is enough:  size as well as time & space count nothing with Him.”              1 January 1902 A day of small … Continue reading

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Bound & Yet Unbound!

“The milky looking glacier spoke with God’s voice this morning – so obedient to its course in its narrow bed, – yet just – tossing with freedom & swing in every motion – such a picture of the rivers “of living … Continue reading

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Lesson of the Buttercup

Have we learned the buttercup’s lesson yet?  Are our hands off the very blossom of our life?  Are all things – even the treasures that He has sanctified – held loosely, ready to be parted with, without a struggle, when … Continue reading

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April in October

  “You are right to be glad in His April days while He gives them.  Every stage of the heavenly growth in us is lovely to Him.  He is the God of the daisies and the lambs and the merry … Continue reading

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Grand Simplicity

“‘I do this thing for God, not for success in the work, or for happiness in my soul or for anything else.  I am here for God.’ “Life is grandly simple when the spirit of calculating results and consequences, has been … Continue reading

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Mountain Lesson

“… today’s ‘first lesson’ was in these little mountain paths.  I followed mine only a few yards further this morning & such an outburst of beauty came. You can never tell to what untold glories any little humble path may … Continue reading

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