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Streams in the Desert – May 25

Streams in the Desert – May 25

I endure everything for the sake of the elect, that they too may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory. (2 Timothy 2: 10) Oh, if only Job had known, as he sat in the ashes, troubling his heart over the thought of God’s providence, that...

Streams in the Desert – May 24

Streams in the Desert – May 24

Sarah became pregnant and bore a son to Abraham in his old age, at the very time God had promised him. (Genesis 21: 2) The plans of the Lord stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations” (Ps. 33: 11). But we must be prepared to wait on God’s...

Streams in the Desert – May 23

Streams in the Desert – May 23

They were at their wits’ end. Then they cried out to the Lord in their trouble, and he brought them out of their distress. (Psalm 107: 27– 28) Are you standing at “Wits’ End Corner,” Christian, with troubled brow? Are you thinking of what is before you, And all you...

Streams in the Desert – May 22

Streams in the Desert – May 22

Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this. (Psalm 37: 5) The literal meaning of this verse is: “Roll your way onto Jehovah and trust upon Him, and He works.” This brings to our attention the immediacy of God’s action once we commit, or “roll,”...

Streams in the Desert – May 21

Streams in the Desert – May 21

I remembered my songs in the night. (Psalm 77: 6) I read somewhere of a little bird that will never sing the song its owner desires to hear while its cage is full of light. It may learn a note of this or a measure of that but will never learn an entire song until its...

Streams in the Desert – May 20

Streams in the Desert – May 20

Shall I not drink the cup the Father has given me? (John 18: 11) God is a thousand times more meticulous with us than even an artist is with his canvas. Using many brush strokes of sorrow, and circumstances of various colors, He paints us into the highest and best...

Streams in the Desert – May 19

Streams in the Desert – May 19

Before he had finished praying, Rebekah came out with her jar on her shoulder. . . . Then the man bowed down and worshiped the Lord, saying, “Praise be to the Lord, . . . who has not abandoned his kindness and faithfulness.” (Genesis 24: 15, 26– 27) Every godly prayer...

Streams in the Desert – May 18

Streams in the Desert – May 18

We were under great pressure, . . . so that we despaired even of life. . . . But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead. (2 Corinthians 1: 8– 9) Pressed beyond measure; yes, pressed to great length; Pressed so intensely,...

Streams in the Desert – May 17

Streams in the Desert – May 17

After forty years had passed, an angel appeared to Moses . . . in the desert. . . . Then the Lord said to him, “. . . Now come, I will send you back to Egypt.” (Acts 7: 30, 33– 34) Often the Lord calls us aside from our work for a season and asks us to be still and...

Streams in the Desert – May 16

Streams in the Desert – May 16

Do not be afraid, Daniel. Since the first day that you set your mind to gain understanding and to humble yourself before your God, your words were heard, and I have come in response to them. But the prince of the Persian kingdom resisted me twenty-one days. (Daniel...