Monthly Archives: January 2012

Meditation


His delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night (Ps 1:2). I love in solitude to shed The penitential tear; And all his promises to plead, When none but God … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving


In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you (1 Thes 5:18). Praise to God, immortal praise, For the love that crowns our days; Bounteous Source of every joy, Let thy praise … Continue reading

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Secret Prayer


Thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to the Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly (Mat 6:6). Far from the paths of men, to Thee I solemnly retire; … Continue reading

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Search the Scriptures


Search the Scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life; and they are they which testify of me (John 5:39). Lord, thy teaching grace impart, That we may not read in vain; Write thy precepts on our heart, … Continue reading

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Diligence in Keeping the Heart


Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life (Prov 4:23). Thy business by to keep thy heart, Each passion to control; Nobly ambitious well to rule The empire of thy soul. Heart is … Continue reading

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Evil Appearances to Be Avoided


Abstain from all appearance of evil (1 Thes 5:22). Our Saviour by a heavenly birth Calls us to holiness on earth, Bids us our former follies hate, And from the wicked separate. We must have holy hearts and hands, And … Continue reading

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