of Divine Help
when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak: for
it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak. Matt. 10:19.
The servants of Christ are to prepare no set speech to present when brought
to trial for their faith. Their preparation is to be made day by day, in treasuring
up in their hearts the precious truths of God's Word, in feeding upon the
teaching of Christ, and through prayer strengthening their faith; then, when
brought into trial, the Holy Spirit will bring to their remembrance the very
truths that will reach the hearts of those who shall come to hear. God will
flash the knowledge obtained by diligent searching of the Scriptures, into
their memory at the very time when it is needed.
now to get ready for the time of trial. Now you are to know whether your feet
are planted on the Eternal Rock. You must have an individual experience, and
not depend upon others for your light. When you are brought to the test, how
do you know that you will not be alone, with no earthly friend at your side?
Will you then be able to realize that Christ is your support? Will you be
able to recall the promise, "Lo, I am with you alway, even unto the end
of the world"? There will be invisible ones all about you bent upon your
destruction. Satan and his agents will seek in every way to make you waver
from your steadfastness to God and His truth. But if you have an eye single
to His glory, you need not take thought as to how you shall witness for His
and women, are you growing up to the full stature of men and women in Christ,
so that when the crisis comes, you cannot be separated from the Source of
your strength? If we would stand during the time of test, we must now, in
the time of peace, be gaining a living experience in the things of God. We
must now learn to understand what are the deep movings of the Spirit of God.
Christ must be our all and in all, the Alpha and Omega, the first and the
last, the beginning and the end.
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