Resources by Gifts

Our Gifts, and How to Use Them

I SUPPOSE that Timothy was a somewhat retiring youth and that from the gentleness of his nature he needed to be exhorted to the exercise of the bolder virtues. He is bidden not to be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, and to endure hardness as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. He is called to the front though his modesty would have kept him in the rear, and...

2 Timothy 1:6

The Gift Unspeakable

Jul 25 PAUL had spoken of the liberality of the Corinthian believers, and he had endeavoured to stir them up to a prudent preparation for displaying it. “Now, therefore,” said he, “perform the doing of it, that as there was a readiness to will, so there may be a performance also out of that which you have.” He closes his exhortation by this remarkable sentence: “Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable...

2 Corinthians 9:15