Category Archives: perseverence

Finishing Strong

It is a very solemn thing to realize that the physical, as well as the spiritual, life depends on that channel to the Upper Springs being kept clear for the quickening of the mortal body by the Spirit that dwelleth in … Continue reading

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Prayer-Disappointments

  “The Noria in the garden has taught a prayer-lesson today.  At the very first turn of the wheel that works it, a cupful of the clear cold water deep down is dipped up – but it does not reach … Continue reading

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Vibrations

Each prayer-beat down here vibrates up to the very throne of God, and does its work through that throne on the principalities and powers around us. . .   We can never tell which prayer will liberate the answer, but … 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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Stored Energy

“There is something wonderful in the thought that all the world’s commerce of late, and much of the political movements that stand co-related hang on the coal supply; in other words, on bringing to the surface the buried lives of … Continue reading

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Passing Through

“The word God has given is ‘passing through.’  Passing ‘through’ the broken-up gate (Micah).  Passing ‘through’ the stoning crowd (Luke).  Passing ‘through’ the wall of waves (Hebrews 11).  ‘By faith, they passed through’ – not on one side, avoiding the place … Continue reading

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Endless Expansion

There is a wonderful sense of expansion – endless expansion – about our love for those who are gone, as if it had escaped earthly fettering.  The pain of the parting is just the rending of the sheath, as it … Continue reading

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