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Do Ye Not Remember?

Psalm 77:10; Psalm 143:5 And I said, This is my infirmity: but I will remember the years of the right hand of God…I remember the days of old; I meditate on all thy works; I muse on the work of … Continue reading

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Our Busy Lives

Luke 10:40 Martha was cumbered about with much serving. JOHN WESLEY (1703-1791): Martha was encumbered. The Greek word properly signifies to be drawn different ways at the same time, and admirably expresses the situation of a mind, surrounded―as Martha’s then … Continue reading

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Considering the Love of Jesus Christ in the Lord’s Supper

Hebrews 3:1        Wherefore, holy brethren, partakers of the heavenly calling, consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Jesus Christ. JEREMIAH DYKE (1584-1639): It is good, when we are come to the Lord’s Table, to do as Solomon … Continue reading

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True Christian Meditation is not Contemplative Mysticism

Psalm 1:2; Psalm 119:99; Psalm 39:3,4        His delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.        I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my … Continue reading

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The Importance of Meditation Upon God’s Word

Psalm 119:99; I Timothy 4:15; Psalm 119:18        Thy testimonies are my meditation.        Meditate on these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all.        Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things … Continue reading

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Tuning our Hearts for Prayer

Psalm 39:3        My heart was hot within me, while I was musing the fire burned: then I spake with my tongue. GEORGE MÜLLER (1805-1898): When we pray, we speak to God. This exercise of the soul can best be … Continue reading

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Seasons of Solitude

Genesis 24:63        And Isaac went out to meditate in the field at the eventide. RICHARD BAXTER (1615-1691): When we read that Isaac went out to meditate in the field, the margin [KJV] says to pray: for the Hebrew word … Continue reading

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The Necessity of Solitude

Matthew 14:23        And when he had sent the multitudes away, he went up into a mountain apart to pray: and when evening was come, he was there alone. MARTIN LUTHER (1483-1546): Every man must do things alone; he must … Continue reading

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