February 26 Evening Devotional

“Behold, if the leprosy have covered all his flesh, he shall pronounce him clean that hath the plague.” Leviticus 13:13 Strange enough this regulation appears, yet there was wisdom in it, for the throwing out of the disease proved that the constitution was sound. This evening it may be well for us to see the…

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February 26 Morning Devotional

“Salvation is of the Lord.” Jonah 2:9 Salvation is the work of God. It is He alone who quickens the soul “dead in trespasses and sins,” and it is He also who maintains the soul in its spiritual life. He is both “Alpha and Omega.” “Salvation is of the Lord.” If I am prayerful, God…

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February 25 Evening Devotional

“But Jonah rose up to flee unto Tarshish from the presence of the Lord, and went down to Joppa.”  Jonah 1:3 Instead of going to Nineveh to preach the Word, as God bade him, Jonah disliked the work, and went down to Joppa to escape from it. There are occasions when God’s servants shrink from…

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February 25 Morning Devotional

“The wrath to come.” Matthew 3:7 It is pleasant to pass over a country after a storm has spent itself; to smell the freshness of the herbs after the rain has passed away, and to note the drops while they glisten like purest diamonds in the sunlight. That is the position of a Christian. He…

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February 24 Evening Devotional

“O Lord of hosts, how long wilt thou not have mercy upon Jerusalem? . . . And the Lord answered the angel . . . with good words and comfortable words.”  Zechariah 1:12,13 What a sweet answer to an anxious enquiry! This night let us rejoice in it. O Zion, there are good things in…

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February 24 Morning Devotional

“I will cause the shower to come down in his season; there shall be showers of blessing.” Ezekiel 34:26 Here is sovereign mercy–“I will give them the shower in its season.” Is it not sovereign, divine mercy?–for who can say, “I will give them showers,” except God? There is only one voice which can speak…

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February 23 Evening Devotional

“Take up the cross, and follow Me.”  Mark 10:21 You have not the making of your own cross, although unbelief is a master carpenter at cross-making; neither are you permitted to choose your own cross, although self-will would fain be lord and master; but your cross is prepared and appointed for you by divine love,…

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February 23 Morning Devotional

“I will never leave thee.” Hebrews 13:5 No promise is of private interpretation. Whatever God has said to any one saint, He has said to all. When He opens a well for one, it is that all may drink. When He openeth a granary- door to give out food, there may be some one starving…

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February 22 Evening Devotional

“The Lord is slow to anger, and great in power.” Nahum 1:3 Jehovah “is slow to anger.” When mercy cometh into the world she driveth winged steeds; the axles of her chariot-wheels are red hot with speed; but when wrath goeth forth, it toileth on with tardy footsteps, for God taketh no pleasure in the…

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February 22 Morning Devotional

“His bow abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands of the mighty God of Jacob.”  Genesis 49:24 That strength which God gives to His Josephs is real strength; it is not a boasted valour, a fiction, a thing of which men talk, but which ends in smoke;…

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