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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