Remembrance

The guilt of long-past sins do press my soul,Their wickedness more clearly to me shown.If I do linger more upon my thoughts,My doom is sure! all else is vain and naught. In this my forlorn soul doth seek for help,But none indeed but God my soul can help.At this, my wand’ring thoughts do fright my […]

Meditations on Ecclesiastes 6:10 – 7:14

Some thoughts on today’s Bible Study. *** O, godliness with contentment is great gain. Without the good Lord, all life is but in vain. So while we shall live, whatever God shall give, Let us never grumble, but shall content be. While living on earth, covet not men’s applause, But strive with sincerity to serve […]

The Word of God

Tis’ strange. So often is the Book to meA peerless Word of comfort and rebuke.I marvel how that Word encourages,And at the same, my faults expose, refute. The timely Word, His precious Counsel wise,Addresses all my doubts and fears and wants.Not one stray thought escapes His knowing eye,But swiftly He with quick’ning Word supplants. O […]

Wisdom and Understanding

I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation. Psalm 119:99 My God in heaven, Counsellor divine, To all Thy blessed ways may I attend. Thy testimonies hold such precious store Which shines above the wisdom of frail men. A countless myriad of counsellors Shall hold no ground against Thy […]