Resources by Power of God

Shut In or Shut Out

Aug 14 NOAH w a s a very different man from the rest of those who lived in his time, for the grace of God had set a division between him and them. They forgot God, and he feared him; they lived for things seen and temporal, and he lived in sight of the invisible. When he was building his ark he was in a miserable minority, as men count heads: and,...

Genesis 7:16

The Pleiads and Orion

Jun 28 MOST of you know that singularly beautiful cluster of stars called the Pleiades — very small, but intensely bright. These are most conspicuous about the time of spring, and hence, in poetry, the vernal influences which quicken the earth and clothe it with the green grass and the many-coloured flowers, are connected with the Pleiades. By the sweet influences of the Pleiades we understand, then, in plain language, those benign...

Job 38:31

A Lesson from the Great Panic

May 13 IT is a most popular error that the world stands still, and is fixed and immovable. This has been scouted as an astronomical theory, but as a matter of practical principle it still reigns in men’s minds. Galileo said, “No, the world is not a fixed body, it moves;” Peter had long before declared that all these things should be dissolved; at last men believed the astronomer, but they still...

Hebrews 12:27

The Mighty Arm

Feb 4 WE are about, during the coming week, humbly but earnestly to beseech of God for days of refreshing and seasons of revival. It is well for us at the outset distinctly to remind ourselves of the source whence all the strength must come. No genuine revival can ever arise from the flesh. “That which is born of the flesh is flesh.” Human excitement at the utmost, and carnal zeal at...

Psalm 89:13

The Mighty Power Which Creates and Sustains Faith

Oct 11 To believe on the Lord Jesus Christ with all our heart is one of the simplest things imaginable. To trust Christ, to depend upon his power and faithfulness, is such a childlike act that one sees no extraordinary difficulty in it. Yet, to bring the human mind to exercise simple faith in Jesus us is a work of the most astounding power. To bring down the pride of man, to...

Ephesians 1:19-23