Resources by Patience

A Visit to the Harvest Field

Feb 4      The earth that yields seed to the sower and bread to the eater has received its constitution from God; and it is governed through his wise providence by fixed laws that are infinitely reliable; and yet, at the same time, with such diversified conditions and minute peculiarities as may well convince us that the Almighty intended the operations of nature to supply us with spiritual instruction as well...

James 5:7-8

The Love of God and the Patience of Christ

Jun 17 FOR the moment, Paul in spirit is coasting the purple shores of the celestial country. With his Thessalonian friends he is making a joyful voyage within hail of Immanuel’s land. The sail is bright with the sunlight, and the keel is marking a silver track behind it. The apostle’s happy soul has left far in the stern the deceivableness of unrighteousness and the rocks of error. It comes into his...

2 Thessalonians 3:5

A Waiting God and a Waiting People

Feb 17 THE people were in a great hurry to be delivered from their enemies. The Assyrians had come up in great force, and were covering the land with their armies. They had already devastated the neighbouring kingdom of Israel, and therefore the men of Judah were afraid that they would be swallowed up quick, even as dry stubble is devoured of the fire. The prophet bade the inhabitants of Jerusalem remain...

Isaiah 30:18