New Leaves

Selah for: May 27, 2022

John R. Mott

We fail to prevail with unconverted men because of our more fundamental failure to prevail with God in prayer.

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Selah for: May 26, 2022

Ole Hallesby

To strive in prayer means to struggle through those hindrances which would restrain or even prevent us entirely from continuing in persevering prayer. It means to be so watchful at all times that we can notice when we become slothful in prayer and that we go to the Spirit of prayer to have this remedied. In this struggle, too, the decisive factor is the Spirit of prayer.

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Selah for: May 25, 2022

Watchman Nee

Each stage of the believer's walk possesses its particular hazard. The new life within us wages a constant war against all which opposes its growth. During the physical stage, it is a war against sins; in the soulish phase, it is a battle against the natural life; and lastly, on the spiritual level, it is an onslaught against the supernatural enemy.

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Selah for: May 24, 2022

C.S. Lewis

We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.

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Selah for: May 23, 2022

Basilea Schlink

Do not be lazy. Run each day's race with all your might, so that at the end you will receive the victory wreath from God. Keep on running even when you have had a fall. The victory wreath is won by him who does not stay down, but always gets up again, grasps the banner of faith and keeps on running in the assurance that Jesus is Victor.

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Selah for: May 20, 2022

Helen Keller

I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do

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Selah for: May 19, 2022

Paul Chappell

Because of the empty tomb, we have peace. Because of His resurrection, we can have peace during even the most troubling of times because we know He is in control of all that happens in the world.

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Selah for: May 18, 2022

Brother Lawrence

We must do our business faithfully; without trouble or disquiet, recalling our mind to GOD mildly, and with tranquility, as often as we find it wandering from Him.

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Selah for: May 17, 2022

Martin Luther

I have held many things in my hands, and have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God's hands, that I still possess.

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Selah for: May 16, 2022

John Owen

We cannot enjoy peace in this world unless we are ready to yield to the will of God in respect of death. Our times are in His hand, at His sovereign disposal. We must accept that as best.

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Selah for: May 13, 2022

The apostle Paul

No unbelief made him [Abraham] waver concerning the promise of God, but he grew strong in his faith as he gave glory to God, fully convinced that God was able to do what he had promised. That is why his faith was "counted to him as righteousness." (Romans 4:20-22 ESV)

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Selah for: May 12, 2022

Jonathan Langford

Either we anchor our lives in present circumstances or we anchor our lives on God's promises.

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Selah for: May 11, 2022

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

As a follower of Jesus we shouldn't be ashamed of saying his name when talking about him to others. It may cause trouble for you but we must bear his name among others. Costly discipleship will be rewarded.

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Selah for: May 10, 2022

Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The church cannot be selective in who is allowed to come. Even the greatest sinner can be saved by the blood of Christ. …The church is only the church when it is the church for "others."

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Selah for: May 09, 2022

A.W. Tozer

O God, wound me with the incurable home-sickness so I'll never settle down in this world and feel at home here.

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