Waiting upon God is necessary in order to see Him, to have a vision of Him.
"The Lord gave, and the Lord hath, taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord."
The morning is the time fixed for my meeting the Lord. The very word morning is as a cluster of rich grapes.
When God has deepened us, then He can give us His deeper truths, His profoundest secrets, and His mightier trusts.
This is one of the grandest testimonies ever given by man to the moral government of God.
There are some people who say, and many more who believe, that as soon as we meet all the conditions, God will answer our prayers.
I have known my Lord for fifty-seven years, and there has never been a single day that I have failed to get audience with the King.
Nothing that is not God's will can come into the life of one who trusts and obeys God.
Comfort does not come to the light-hearted and merry.
Never turn God's facts into hopes, or prayers, but simply use them as realities.
Is not this a marvelous conception of God--being still and watching?
The staunchest tree is not found in the shelter of the forest, but out in the open where the winds from every quarter beat upon it.
No prayer is lost.
The Lord never builds a bridge of faith except under the feet of the faith-filled traveler.
Often our faith grows tired, languid, and relaxed, and our prayers lose their force and effectiveness.
Patiently wait for God alone, my soul! For he is the one who gives me confidence (Ps. 62:5). Every prayer of the Christian, made in faith, according to the will of God, for which God has promised, offered up in the name of Jesus Christ, and under the influence of the Spirit, whether for temporal or for spiritual blessings, is, or will be, fully answered.
God may not give us an easy journey to the Promised Land, but He will give us a safe one.
We must keep on praying and waiting upon the Lord, until the sound of a mighty rain is heard.
Only remember that clouds are always moving and passing before God’s cleansing wind.
The fire did not arrest their motion; they walked in the midst of it.
Why do I run to this neighbor and that when God is so near and will hear my faintest call?
Faith, walking in the dark with God, only prays Him to clasp its hand more closely.
"Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning."
Show me wherefore thou contendest with me (Job 10:2). To be left unmolested by Satan is no evidence of blessing.
"Their strength is to sit still." (Isaiah 30:7) In order really to know God, inward stillness is absolutely necessary.
In the sorest trials God often makes the sweetest discoveries of Himself.
Great and astounding are your deeds, Lord God, the All-Powerful!
We can afford to lose anything and everything if we do not lose our faith in the God of truth and love.
I could not say a word to check my son's faith that his grandmother was as good as her word.
Is it not a suggestive fact that this word "fret" is closely akin to the word "friction," and is an indication of absence of the anointing oil of the grace of God?
Difficulty is sent to reveal to us what God can do in answer to the faith that prays and works.
Never look ahead to the changes and challenges of this life in fear.
It was in his loneliness and exile John had the glorious vision of his Redeemer.
The shadow: we must all go there sometimes. But fear not!
Be assured, if you walk with Him and look to Him and expect help from Him, He will never fail you.
Only in the hush of the spirit could Isaac hear the garments of his God sweep by.
It is interesting to study the methods of His guidance as it was extended towards these early heralds of the Cross.
I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content (Philippians 4:11).
We have not passed this way heretofore, but the Lord Jesus has.