From Day to Day; Or, Helpful Words for Christian Life: Daily Readings for a Year

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Concern for the Lords honour
27
First love is BO precious that we must beware of losing it
28
Nothing so sweetens suffering as fellowship with Christ in it 80
30
XFV Comfort in the wilderness S2 XV The holler our life the happier 88
32
Trustful stillness
35
When to be prompt 86
36
Stumbling overruled for stablishing
38
Even finders may still be seekers
40
The Lord tries his people but never overtries them x
43
XXII Sickness and sin
45
He is beyond measure rich who can say My God
47
The true secret of strength
48
Hopeful thirst
50
Though we know little our loving Lord knows all
51
To be unforgiving is to be unforgiveu
53
The perfect love
55
No king rewards the loyal like Christ
57
Shall we know each other in heaven T
58
The Bible of our Lord
61
T Tbe Healer and the healed
64
They are blessed who can say We have heard him ourselves
66
None but the twiceborn enter the kingdom
68
The folly of the foolish
70
The folly of the wise
72
XH Salvation by grace is not inconsistent with variety of reward
75
Compelling in love
77
Excluding in righteousness
79
When warm to the Master our love will not be cold to the servant
80
With many the blossom seems to come but never the fruit
82
In spite of its dark look temptation often serves a bright end
84
Our faith may fail but never Gods word
86
Through intensity of unbelief great judgments are usually great surprises
87
Our everliving Head
89
Our bitter things
91
Golden opportunities should instantly be turned to golden account
92
Prayer has fulness of power only when it has believing persistency
94
Things above should ever have the flrst place with us
95
The needed Shelter 07
97
We are never so Chrlatlike as when with loving sympathy we remem ber the poor
99
False joy and true
101
Needed Bewares
102
The revealed method of redemption
104
Where there is true faith there will be evangelistic energy
105
Though eternity is near how many think only of time
107
The more the heart is filled with grace the more it glows with gratitude
108
The Lords second advent in its practical bearings
110
Death may be earned not life
112
The more lowly the saint the more lovely
114
A humbling experience often becomes a helpful mercy
116
If saints loved more they would doubt less
117
The life of the Church is a mystery to the world
119
God unknown yet well known
121
VII When requests are rash denials are kind
123
The Lord sees countless ways of relief when we can roe none
125
Defeat yet Tictory
127
Those who best know the souls worth mort fear the tempters wiles
128
The usual mode of the Spirits operation
131
Darkness preferred to light
133
Contented Inkewarmness
136
If the might of the Lord is marvellous still more is hil mercy
138
Not one in tribe yet one in Christ
141
Repetitions may be needful
142
Entrance and continuance
144
The injured should not injure in torn
148
Christs double Sonship
150
The Lord both knows his people and delights in them
152
The true place of appointed ordinances
154
Trial is often a blessed need be
155
Overloving the perishable
157
Love in part and love in Ml 100
160
Losing all for Christ 102
162
The flrst work to be done
168
There is a sleep that is easy but never safe 101i
169
Go where we may we are never out of our Fathers territory
171
We may do lofty senice even in a lowly sphere
173
The Lordsday is ever a loved day with his people
174
Even in the darkest valley Cod can give light
176
To deal hopefully with the fallen we must deal tenderly
177
Till Many often miss the great by overlooking the little
179
There is no safer seat than at the feet of Jesus
181
Our need and Gods supply
183
Many a thing has failed in the testing but never a promise of God
185
The nominal and the real ItiO
186
Safe prosperity
188
There is no way of peace but Gods way
190
When we keep near the Lord we never fail to get his ear
192
Bringing in and bringing out
194
There is nothing simpler than faith yet in actual life what is harder r
195
Thongh in the world we most not be of it
197
The Lords guidance is special as well as loving
200
We must know Christs greatness to realize his grace
201
We are never so really rich as when rich in liberality
203
True following of the Lord
205
We often misjudge the Lord and his ways
206
Troublous times foremen and foretold log XXV We can never aim at too high a hollneu
209
Typical sinbearing and real
211
Enlightened gratitude
214
The loving interest of large hearts 816
216
Canaan though a goodly land was but an imperfect type
218
To be lacking in one is to be lacking in all
220
The feeble should be felt for and lovingly helped
222
An assured hope is both attainable and blessed 2M IV Successful working may be most prized by man but faithful work ing is the main thing with G...
226
Speech must be watched as well as action
228
The helps given in childhood may not always be given in riper years
232
Whom God defends none can injure 254
234
It is not new means we need but new power with the old means
235
Sore questionings for gracious ends
238
Till we let go every false confidence we can never realize the true
240
The much commendable yet the much lacking in the church of Ephesus
241
Our corrupt nature
243
Grace to the Gentiles
246
The double gift
247
Conversion first but never alone
249
Usually as opportunities are improved they multiply
253
They are free indeed whom the truth sets free
255
Whom we love we long to see
256
They who prsy most themselves most prize the prayers of others
258
What we mainly need 200
260
Remembered graces
262
It in no easy thing to be stable
264
The preclonsness of Gods favour
266
The once dead but now risen
267
Seeming deafness to entreaty
268
We have not only a Saviour in Christ but a King
270
Those who come to Christ must walk with him
272
We should prize true unity and pray for it
274
We cannot be loyal to the Lord If disloyal to his word
276
June
279
Even the strong are weak
281
Gods promises though often forgotten on earth are never forgotten in heaven
283
Kvery saint is the Saviours ami a prized possession
286
The right and the wrong of anger and how to deal with it 238
288
The Lords leadings however strange have always wise love in them
290
We should be pralseful as well as prayerful
291
We should never be staggered by apostasy from the faith however much we may be saddened by it
293
Though all believers are risen men not one is selfrisen
295
Though slighted by many Christ is everything to those who know him
297
Much may intervene between the sowing and the reaping
298
Selfcomplacent contentedness
300
Christian consistency
301
Fruitless effort
303
When need is sorest comfort is sweetest
304
The richly fruitful 800
306
All goes well with us when the Lord is with us 807
308
We dishonour the Civer when we despise the gifts
310
Apostolic conflict 811
311
Healing and helping 812
312
Tried yet joyous receivers of the word 814
314
The nearer we keep to the Lord ourselves the abler we are to guide others to him 819
319
Correction and suggestion happily blended
320
It is well to remember what we once were 822
322
In spite of bonds prison experiences have often been bright
323
He who has a goodly heritage may well have a gladsome heart
325
Patience though painful in exercise is precious in result
332
A peculiar title sometimes yields peculiar encouragement
333
Forewarning of the Word 852
352
Can we magnify the Lord?
354
The great hinderer
356
The arrow that none can escape
357
What the Lord begins he completes
359
Grace seen in Martha
361
The wrong quarter and the wrong time
362
It is only the wisdom of grace that is wisdom indeed 304
364
Marys love to her Lord 806
365
Labourers are needed and how to get them 387
367
The gospel in power
369
The coming day of days
370
Calls for help
374
The timing of events
376
The remedial efficacy of the gospel
378
Stooping to save
381
The fulness that never lessens
383
The prayers of dying saints have often undying power
385
The seen is the shadowy the unseen the real
387
Those who rightly turn will patiently wait
389
With us but not of us 891
391
The Lord never gives his ear alone to trustful suppliants
393
Unwise inquiry
396
None need fear the strong who have the stronger than he at thcir back
398
The worthlessness of willworship
399
Special grace preparing for special trial
401
The Refuge of refuges
403
Yielding at last
405
Have faith in God
406
Proving fully must be followed by holding firmly
408
Disappointed expectancy
410
We may as surely lose salvation through selfrighteousness as through no righteousness
411
When trial comes we must neither despise nor despond
413
God delights in the lowly
414
The Jews who believed 41
416
The Jews who believed not
417
Sterling fidelity 450
420
Love in fullest revelation
421
Love mastering fear and expelling it
423
Precious as the Word is how few profit by it
425
Whatever the clondings now there will be light undlmmed hereafter
426
There is but one High Priest and no other is needed
428
None are excluded from the Refuge who seek to enter in 490
431
However slow in coming deliverance will be marvellously complete when it comes 483
433
None can overvalue the Son but many undervalue the Spirit
435
True religion is a choice not a constraint
437
Those who seem likeliest to come first to Christ often never come at all
438
Faith even in evil times can think brightly and speak cheerily
440
There can be no steady walking without divine upholding
442
Strange requests sometimes come from wicked lips
443
Salt must be in the right place and have the true savour
445
The very holiness of Jesus is the hope of the unholy
447
Those who waste time forget its brevity and how much depends on it
448
Though it is well to praise the Lord even without song it is better still to praise him with it
450
Rejecting the Word before reading it
451
The troublers and the troubled 428
453
The sad a likeness of men
457
When we stand near the Lord we are best able to stand fast
459
We must put on charity 401
461
XVHI Our Lords timely caution
462
Real contentment is rare
465
Forgiveness is never a solitary gift
467
The promised presence of the God of peace
468
EssentialsinreligionareoverfirstwiththeLord andshouldbewithns
470
Mighty and willing to save
472
Suppliants encouraged
474
A mystery solved
475
The true Sweetener of every bitter
477
Resurrection and light
479
The highest citizenship
480
There is no gratitude like that which Is heavenkindled
482
After the partings will come meetings again
483
What we can work out and what we cannot
485
Croat iniquity needs a great forgiveness and God gives it
487
It i s poor bearing that ls not followed by hearty doing
489
There is no training like Bible training
490
It needs both care and prayer to keep hope bright
492
A hopeful beginning may have a sorrowful ending
493
To be strong we must be true
494
There may be great loVe in granting recovery but sometime love greater Mill in withholding it
496
Sometimes the most hopeful of symptoms is a closed lip
497
A true gospel ministry is a choice heavenly gift 409
499
Beware of uncertain things
500
Enrichment with better than gold 602
502
The love in God and the enmity in man
503
Treasure in earthen vessels
505
The receiving of Christ and salvation
506
Love refusing 607
507
Continuance in the faith 808
508
Conflict has no cessation here 610
510
The chastening of the Lord ls rarely welcomed however needed
511
The great faith which honoured God and that God honoured
512
The sure and the definite 614
514
The prayer offered on the night of nights
516
Though we can destroy Gods image we cannot restore it again 617
519
Guilt the greatest and grace the richest met on the cross 620
520
The humbling failure of one disciple and the loving fidelity of another 623
523
The disciples censure of Mary 628
525
Confirmation needful 628
526
The fulness that dwells in Christ warrants any amount of freeneas in drawing from it 627
527
When the times are eventful we cannot be too watchful
529
The veil rent and the way opened
533
It is not little but large petitioning that the Lord most delights in
536
When spoken In the Spirit even a single word is often savingly effectual 588
538
We must test as well as listen
539
Obedience has but little value if unlinked with the name of Jesus
545
The Loris Jewell are widely gathered 647
549
The day that none can know 660
550
Two classes contrasted 662
552
The superiority declared 664
554
Trustful reliance
556
Before we can abide we must come 667
557
After coming we must abide
559
Abraham Gods friend 600
560
Might alone could not have delivered us
562
The fruit of chastening 664
564
Right glorying and wrong
566
The thirsting welcomed
567
We cannot save but we may variously help 600
569
We must not lightly leave our spheres 671
573
God is our Father
575
Trouble yet peace 677
577
Not mans opinion but the Lords should ever be supreme with us
581
Silenced for a moment triumphant for ever
583
The Lords commendation of Mary
586
Worthless yet welcome 669
589
Seek first things first 690
590
The sickness of Pauls friend 692
592
Nothing gives such efficacy to prayer as abiding intimacy with the Lord 694
594
Men may be heavy losers without knowing it 696
595
There are always wise reasons for strange commands 697
597
Those within should think of those without
599
The more spontaneous our beneficence the more precious 001
601
The incurable cured
603
Some believe but fail to confess 004
604
True holiness is a thing of detail as well as of generality
606
It is pressure that tests men
608
A pleasing perplexity
610
The Leader divinely given
612
The unlikely bringera of our best things
614
A hasty deliverance is apt to be an Imperfect one
616
The fulfilment that must b
618
Prayerful mention
620
Inviting to dine
622
The only fountain opened for sin and for nncleanness
624
The outcome of grace
626
The shutting of the door
629
The day that follows the night
631
The marriage feast and Jesus there
634
Words to cheer from kingly lips
635
The fame that will be ever extending
637
Wearynot
639
The Lords promise of the Spirit
641
The home of homes
644
The last promise in the Word and the grandest 64
646

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