Category Archives: perseverence

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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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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