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Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the
THE veil of the temple
was torn in two from top to bottom, and the earth shook; and the rocks were
split --Christ...died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, in
order that He might bring us to God.--The way into the holy place has not
yet been disclosed, while the outer tabernacle is still standing
I am the door; if anyone enters through Me, he shall be saved, and shall go
in and out, and find pasture.
one comes to the Father, but through Me.-- through Him we... have our access
in one Spirit to the Father. So then you are no longer strangers and aliens,
but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God's household.--We
have confidence to enter the holy place by the blood of Jesus, by a new and
living way which He inaugurated for us through the veil, that is, His flesh
-- We have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom also
we have obtained our introduction by faith into this grace in which we
stand; and we exult in hope of the glory of God.
Mat. 27.51.--1Pe. 3.18.--
Heb. 9.8. Jn 10.9. Jn 14.6.--
Ep. 2.18, 19.--Heb. 10.19, 20.--Ro. 5.1, 2.
in my heart it becomes like a burning fire shut up in my bones; And I
am weary of holding it in, And I cannot endure it.
WOE is me if I do not
preach the gospel. What then is my reward? That, when I preach the gospel, I
may offer the gospel without charge, so as not to make full use of my right
in the gospel.--They had summoned them, they commanded them not to speak or
teach at all in the name of Jesus. But Peter and John answered and said to
them, "Whether it is right in the sight of God to give heed to you rather
than to God, you be the judge; for we cannot stop speaking what we have seen
and heard.--The love of Christ controls
was afraid, and went away and hid your talent in the ground; see, you have
what is yours... You wicked, lazy slave... you ought to have put my money in
the bank, and on my arrival I would have received my money back with
Go home to your people and report to them what great things the Lord has
done for you, and how He had mercy on you.
20.9. 1Co. 9.16, 18.--Ac. 4.18, 19, 20.--
2Co. 5.14. Mat. 25.25, 26, 27. Mk 5.19.
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by F. B. Meyer
"His sisters sent unto Him saying,
Lord, behold he whom Thou lovest is sick."-- Jn11:3.
THE LAPSE of years made it possible
for the Apostle to draw aside the veil which curtained the happy friendship
and fellowship of Christ in the home at Bethany. It was the one green oasis
in the rugged wilderness through which He passed to the Cross!
There were diversities in that home,
Martha, practical, energetic, and thoughtful for all that could affect the
comfort of those she loved and served; Mary, gifted with spiritual insight
and tender sympathy; Lazarus, probably a man of few words, quiet and
unobtrusive, but Jesus loved each one (Jn11:5).
The sisters never doubted that Christ
would speed at all hazards to save Lazarus after the breathless messenger
had brought the tidings of his sickness. Anything less than infinite Love
would have rushed instantly to the relief of those troubled hearts; Divine
Love alone could hold back the impetuosity of the Saviour's tender heart
until the Angel of Pain had finished her work. He wanted to teach His
disciples never-to-be-forgotten lessons, and also He was eager for the
spiritual growth of the faith of the sisters.
This chapter might be more truly known
as "The Raising of Martha," for our Lord enabled her, matter-of-fact and
practical as she was, to realize that He was the Resurrection and the Life.
He insisted that her faith was an essential condition in the raising of her
brother to life. The emphasis is on the word "thou" (Jn11:40). Our Lord
always needs the co-operating faith of some true heart to be with Him when
He works a miracle, and He chose the least likely of the two sisters to
supply the pivot on which He could rest the lever of His Divine help. As she
withdrew her objection to the removal of the stone, her faith suddenly
became capable of claiming the greatest of Christ's miracles.
He calls to us also to help our
brethren. In many cases those who have received life from Christ are still
bound about with grave-clothes, old habits and evil associations cling to
them and impede their progress, and He bids us "Loose him and let him go."
He asks for our co-operation in the emancipation of those who have been held
fast in the power of the Evil One.
O God, we rejoice that we can turn to
Thee in the midst of great anxiety, and commit all our troubles to Thy sure
help. As Thou art with us in the sunlight, be Thou with us in the cloud.
Sustain us by Thy near presence and let the comforts which are in Jesus
Christ fill our hearts with peace. AMEN.
by C H Spurgeon
(Read C H Spurgeon's testimony
- It is miraculous as is EVERY testimony of the new birth)
An Expert Searcher
"For thus saith the LORD God; Behold, I, even I, will both search
My sheep, and seek them out" (Ezekiel 34:11).
This He does at the first when His elect are like wandering sheep
that know not the Shepherd or the fold. How wonderfully doth the
LORD find out His chosen! Jesus is great as a seeking Shepherd as
well as a saving Shepherd. Though many of those His Father gave
Him have gone as near to hell-gate as they well can, yet the LORD
by searching and seeking discovers them and draws nigh to them in
grace. He has sought out us: let us have good hope for those who
are laid upon our hearts in prayer, for He will find them out
The LORD repeats this process when any of His flock stray from the
pastures of truth and holiness. They may fall into gross error,
sad sin, and grievous hardness; but yet the LORD, who has become a
surety for them to His Father, will not suffer one of them to go
so far as to perish. He will by providence and grace pursue them
into foreign lands, into abodes of poverty, into dens of
obscurity, into depths of despair; He will not lose one of all
that the Father has given Him. It is a point of honor with Jesus
to seek and to save all the flock, without a single exception.
What a promise to plead, if at this hour I am compelled to cry, "I
have gone astray like a lost sheep!"
MORNING AND EVENING
Spurgeon's Morning Reading Evening, April 19
“Behold, the veil of the temple
was rent in twain from the top to the bottom.”
No mean miracle was wrought in the rending of so strong and thick
a veil; but it was not intended merely as a display of power—many
lessons were herein taught us. The old law of ordinances was put
away, and like a worn-out vesture, rent and laid aside. When Jesus
died, the sacrifices were all finished, because all fulfilled in
him, and therefore the place of their presentation was marked with
an evident token of decay. That rent also revealed all the hidden
things of the old dispensation: the mercy-seat could now be seen,
and the glory of God gleamed forth above it. By the death of our
Lord Jesus we have a clear revelation of God, for he was “not as
Moses, who put a veil over his face.” Life and immortality are now
brought to light, and things which have been hidden since the
foundation of the world are manifest in him. The annual ceremony
of atonement was thus abolished. The atoning blood which was once
every year sprinkled within the veil, was now offered once for all
by the great High Priest, and therefore the place of the
symbolical rite was broken up. No blood of bullocks or of lambs is
needed now, for Jesus has entered within the veil with his own
blood. Hence access to God is now permitted, and is the privilege
of every believer in Christ Jesus. There is no small space laid
open through which we may peer at the mercy-seat, but the rent
reaches from the top to the bottom. We may come with boldness to
the throne of the heavenly grace. Shall we err if we say that the
opening of the Holy of Holies in this marvellous manner by our
Lord’s expiring cry was the type of the opening of the gates of
paradise to all the saints by virtue of the Passion? Our bleeding
Lord hath the key of heaven; he openeth and no man shutteth; let
us enter in with him into the heavenly places, and sit with him
there till our common enemies shall be made his footstool.
Spurgeon's Evening Reading Evening, April 19
The word Amen solemnly confirms that which went before; and Jesus
is the great Confirmer; immutable, forever is “the Amen” in all
his promises. Sinner, I would comfort thee with this reflection.
Jesus Christ said, “Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy
laden, and I will give you rest.” If you come to him, he will say
“Amen” in your soul; his promise shall be true to you. He said in
the days of his flesh, “The bruised reed I will not break.” O thou
poor, broken, bruised heart, if thou comest to him, he will say
“Amen” to thee, and that shall be true in thy soul as in hundreds
of cases in bygone years. Christian, is not this very comforting
to thee also, that there is not a word which has gone out of the
Saviour’s lips which he has ever retracted? The words of Jesus
shall stand when heaven and earth shall pass away. If thou gettest
a hold of but half a promise, thou shalt find it true. Beware of
him who is called “Clip-promise,” who will destroy much of the
comfort of God’s word.
Jesus is Yea and Amen in all his offices. He was a Priest to
pardon and cleanse once, he is Amen as Priest still. He was a King
to rule and reign for his people, and to defend them with his
mighty arm, he is an Amen King, the same still. He was a Prophet
of old, to foretell good things to come, his lips are most sweet,
and drop with honey still—he is an Amen Prophet. He is Amen as to
the merit of his blood; he is Amen as to his righteousness. That
sacred robe shall remain most fair and glorious when nature shall
decay. He is Amen in every single title which he bears; your
Husband, never seeking a divorce; your Friend, sticking closer
than a brother; your Shepherd, with you in death’s dark vale; your
Help and your Deliverer; your Castle and your High Tower; the Horn
of your strength, your confidence, your joy, your all in all, and
your Yea and Amen in all.
APRIL The Ninteenth
UNION IN HARMONY
“Be ye all of one mind.”
1Peter 3:8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17.
BUT this is not unison: it is harmony. When an orchestra produces some
great musical masterpiece, the instruments are all of one mind, but each
makes its own individual contribution. There is variety with concordance:
each one serves every other, and the result is glorious harmony. “By love
serve one another.” It is love that converts membership into fraternity:
it is love that binds sons and daughters into a family.
Look at a field of wild-flowers. What a harmony of colour! And yet what a
variety of colours! Nothing out of place, but no sameness! All drawing
resource from the same soil, and breathing the vitalizing substance from
the same air!
“And ye, being rooted and grounded in love,” will grow up, a holy family
in the Lord. If love be the common ground the varieties in God’s family
may be infinite!
And so the unity which the apostle seeks is a unity of mood and
disposition. It is not a unity which repeats the exact syllables of a
common creed, but a unity which is built of common trust, and love, and
hope. It is not sameness upon the outer lips, but fellowship in the secret
"Year Book" 1895
"Take away the stone," Jesus said. John 11:39
We find in all our Lord's life, an economy of miracle. He never
put forth supernatural power, unless it was necessary. Could not
Jesus have taken away the stone himself? Certainly he could. The
power that could call the dead to life, could easily have lifted
back the piece of rock from the door of the tomb. But there is
always something left for human hands to do.
God honors us by making us co-workers with himself, both in
providence and grace. He feeds us—but ordinarily we must toil to
earn and gather our own food. He saves people's souls; but he uses
men to speak the message, and then to help in winning the lost. He
makes his work dependent, too, upon our fidelity in doing our
part. He still wants us to take away the stones that shut our
friends in their prison.
This command also exercised the faith of the friends. If they had
refused to do what he bade them do, the miracle could not have
been wrought. "Did I not tell you that if you believed, you would
see the glory of God?" Had not the unbelief given away to faith,
Lazarus would not have been raised. May it not be that many times,
in our own days, and in the experiences of our own lives, great
works of divine power which Christ stands ready to perform, are
not wrought because we do not believe?
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= command to make this privilege our practice!) for
yourselves treasure in heaven (cp Mt 6:20-note,
1Th 2:19, 20-note,
Lk 10:2, Col 4:2,3-note,
2Th 3:1, Rev 7:9-note)
We will do much of what we do on earth in heaven, but
one thing we cannot do is share the Gospel and intercede
for souls to be saved. Beloved, let this sobering truth
cause us to
redeem the time,
making the most of the opportunities we have today to
intercede for these innumerable souls who have never
heard the Gospel or the Name of Jesus.
Pray for the unreached people groups.
Global Prayer Digest
(1) GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST
-Marhatta People of Mumbai
The Marhatta people are inhabitants of the state of Maharashtra in
western India. Mumbai, the capital city of Maharashtra, is home to
many Marhattas. This Indo-Aryan people group speaks Marathi. Many
Marhattas belong to a rural society and own lands and grow crops.
Even though the Marhattas have both an oral and written history
that dates back 2000 years, they only gained attention as a
prominent people group in the 1600s. At that time a man named
Shivaji, along with the Marhatta warriors, established the Maratha
Much like the rest of India, the predominant religion of the
Marhattas is Hinduism. The Marhattas practice various forms of
Hinduism, hold various beliefs and worship different deities.
Until recently, they were viewed as more liberal than other Indian
groups, meaning that they exhibit tolerance towards other
communities. However, there have been recent incidents of violence
towards outsiders in Mumbai.
According to peoplegroups.org, less than two percent of Marhattas
are evangelical Christians, “but there has been initial or
concentrated church planting among them within the past two
Pray that Marhattas in Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra will
soon experience the love of Jesus Christ and begin to follow Him
as their Lord and Savior.
2 Thessalonians 2:13, NRSV
How tragic it is that most Marhattas are worshiping idols and do
not know the true and living God. But thank the Lord for the
dedicated believers who are now trying to plant churches among
them. They are trying to bring the Marhatta people from deception
Pray that as the Marhatta people will hear the good news, it will
be like a light shining in a dark place. Pray that they will throw
away their idols and become grounded in His Word.-RR
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Restore us, O God of our
salvation, and cause Your indignation toward us to cease. Will You
be angry with us forever? Will You prolong Your anger to all
generations? Will You not Yourself revive us again, that Your
people may rejoice in You? Show us Your lovingkindness, O LORD,
and grant us Your salvation.
O God, restore us And cause
Your face to shine upon us, and we will be saved. O LORD God of
hosts, How long will You be angry with the prayer of Your people?
Bryon Paulus, director
of Life Action Ministries, has said our greatest obstacle for
revival is failure to pray, to plead, to intercede, to cry out.
Leonard Ravenhill summed it up...
doesn't need to pray. The self-sufficient doesn't want to
self-righteous cannot pray!
Paulus commented: "Those three
principles apply to revival: We are so self-satisfied that
we don't want revival, so
self-sufficient that we think we don't need revival, and so
self-righteous that we can't have revival." (Ouch!)
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While we still have time!
God addressed Israel
in the following famous passage but the timeless principle is
apropos to believers in America ...
If I shut up the heavens so
that there is no rain, or if I command the locust to devour the
land, or if I send pestilence among My people,
and My people who are called by My name humble themselves
and pray, and seek My face and turn from
their wicked ways,
then I will hear
from heaven, will forgive their sin, and will heal
their land. (2Chr 7:13, 14)
J. Barton Payne writes that
"This great verse, the best known in all Chronicles, expresses as
does no other in Scripture God’s requirement for national
blessing, whether in Solomon’s land, in Ezra’s, or in our own.
Those who believe must forsake their sins, turn from the life that
is centered in self, and yield to God’s word and will. Then, and
only then, will heaven send revival."
May God grant His children
grace to plead for a Spirit driven, God glorifying, Word centered,
Christ exalting revival of the Body of Christ in America.
First of all, then, I urge that
entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on
behalf of all men, for kings and all who are in authority, in
order that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness
and dignity. (1Ti 2:1,2)
Our Heavenly Father
desires to hear His children cry out with "fasting, sackcloth and
ashes" (Da 9:3), reflecting not the external appearance of our
bodies, but more accurately the internal condition of our hearts -
sinful (Da 9:5 - "we" not "they"!), rejecting His Holy Word
(Da 9:6-"we"), shameful (Da 9:8-"us"), contrite, and
broken (Ps 51:17), over our national rejection of God's righteous
and holy Name...
Daniel's prayer (Da 9:3,
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19) is an
excellent "template" for all saints to emulate as we begin to
intercede with a sense of urgency for
America and especially for God's Name and reputation considering
that the world thinks of us as a "Christian nation" and we once
called ourselves "One Nation Under God"!
Matthew Henry's comments
on Lev 26:40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46 (directed first to Israel but
applicable to any nation that rejects Him)
Among the Israelites, persons
were not always prosperous or afflicted according to their
obedience or disobedience. But national prosperity was the
effect of national obedience, and national judgments
were brought on by national wickedness. Israel was under a
National wickedness will end
in the ruin of any people,
especially where the Word of God and the light of the Gospel are
Sooner or later, sin will be
the ruin, as well as the reproach, of every people.
Oh that, being humbled for
we might avert the rising storm before it bursts upon us!
(Note: Henry's comments
were published in 1706 and national revival, the
First Great Awakening,
occurred in the 1730's and 1740's! Brethren, there is hope because
there is a "God of hope"! Ro 15:13)
God grant that we may, in this
consider the things which belong to our eternal peace.
Righteousness exalts a
But sin is a disgrace to any people.
My (Our) soul cleaves
to the dust;
according to Thy word.
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