Wisdom

Serious Meditation On Holy and Heavenly Truths – Thomas Brooks

Serious Meditation On Holy and Heavenly Truths – Thomas Brooks

Remember that it is not a hasty reading, but serious meditation on holy and heavenly truths, that makes them prove sweet and profitable to the soul. It is not the mere touching of the flower by the bee that gathers honey, but her abiding for a time on the flower that draws out the sweet. It is not he that reads most, but he that meditates most, that will prove to be the choicest, sweetest, wisest and strongest Christian.

– Thomas Brooks –

Wait on God – JI Packer

Wait on God – JI Packer

“Wait on the Lord”—is a constant refrain in the Psalms, and it is a necessary word, for God often keeps us waiting. He is not in such a hurry as we are, and it is not his way to give more light on the future than we need for action in the present—or to guide us more than one step at a time.  When in doubt—do nothing—but continue to wait on God. When action is needed, light will come.

– JI Packer –
from Knowing God

Faith is Good for Everything – Charles Spurgeon

Faith is Good for Everything – Charles Spurgeon

(Faith) is good for everything—good for the timid to make them strong, good for the rash to make them wise; it is good for those who are desponding to make them brave, and good for those who are too daring, to make them discreet. There is no respect in which faith is not useful to us, therefore, whatever you leave out, see to your faith; if you forget all besides, be careful above all that ye take the shield of faith (Ephesians 6:16).

– Charles Spurgeon –
from the sermon “The Shield of Faith”, October 27,1861

The Solution to Confusion – Samuel Chadwick

Confusion and impotence are the inevitable results when the wisdom and resources of the world are substituted for the presence and power of the Spirit.

– Samuel Chadwick –