New Leaves

Selah for: Oct 24, 2019

C.H. Spurgeon

Christ crucified is of no practical value to us without the work of the Holy Spirit; and the atonement which Jesus wrought can never save a single soul unless the blessed Spirit of God shall apply it to the heart and conscience.

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Selah for: Oct 23, 2019

Oswald Chambers

Surrender is not the surrender of the external life, but of the will; when that is done, all is done. … God never crushes a man's will into surrender, He never beseeches him, He waits until the man yields up his will to Him.

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Selah for: Oct 22, 2019

A.B. Simpson

Let us learn the meaning of the ministry of prayer. Through prayer let us reach people this day whom we cannot reach in person. Let us expect results that we have never dared to claim before. Let us count every difficulty only a greater occasion for prayer. And let us call on God, who will show us many great and mighty things which we know not.

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Selah for: Oct 21, 2019

The apostle Paul

" … [May God the Father strengthen you] with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God." (Ephesians 3:16b-19)

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Selah for: Oct 18, 2019

Jeremiah the Prophet

"The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness." (Lamentations 3:22-23 ESV)

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Selah for: Oct 17, 2019

Jeremiah the Prophet

"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope." (Jeremiah 29:11 ESV)

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Selah for: Oct 16, 2019

Isaiah the Prophet

"Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength.

"Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; but they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint." (Isaiah 40:28-31 ESV)

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Selah for: Oct 15, 2019

A.W. Tozer

For our iniquities and our transgressions He was bruised and wounded—and Israel's great burden and amazing blunder was her judgment that this wounded one on the hillside beyond Jerusalem was being punished for His own sin!

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Selah for: Oct 14, 2019

J.R. Miller

The darker the night of sin about us, the clearer and steadier should be the light that streams from our life and conduct. Anyone should be able to live well in the midst of friendly influences and favoring circumstances; but it is doubly important that we be loyal and true to Christ when surrounded by those who care not for Him.

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Selah for: Oct 11, 2019

Mary Fairchild

The birth of Jesus was not just a difficulty, it was an impossiblity. Mary was a virgin. Only God could breathe life into her womb. And just as God caused her to conceive the perfect sinless Savior – fully God, fully human – He can accomplish through you, those things that seem impossible in your life.

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Selah for: Oct 10, 2019

J.M. Njoroge

Pure, unadulterated motives may lie beyond the reach of even the most devout among us, but the intentional recognition of our humble place in deference to the majesty of our Maker is an indispensable ingredient in our service to God and others.

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Selah for: Oct 09, 2019

Oswald Chambers

We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.

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Selah for: Oct 08, 2019

J.R. Miller

God makes no mistakes in planting people where they are. He does not put any of us in a spiritual climate in which we cannot grow in beauty and strength; and wherever He plants us, He sends streams of grace to refresh us. So whatever our circumstances may be, it is possible for us to live godly lives.

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Selah for: Oct 07, 2019

A.B. Simpson

A spirit of self-importance is fatal to all work for Christ. The biggest enemy of true spiritual power is spiritual self-consciousness.

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Selah for: Oct 04, 2019

Howard Macy

When we imagine that we, as Christians and humans, can live in total independence and self-sufficiency, we are deluding ourselves. God, from the beginning, never intended that we should go through the world "alone." We simply cannot experience fully the power and delight of life with God without also being drawn into life together with our sisters and brothers in Christ.

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