in My Daily Life
angel of the Lord encampeth round about them that fear him, and delivereth
them. Ps. 34:7
Today . . . heavenly messengers are
passing through the length and breadth of the land, seeking to comfort the
sorrowing, to protect the impenitent, to win the hearts of men to Christ. We
cannot see them personally; nevertheless they are with us, guiding, directing,
protecting. . . .
These angels of light create a heavenly
atmosphere about the soul, lifting us toward the unseen and the eternal. We
cannot behold their forms with our natural sight; only by spiritual vision can
we discern heavenly things. The spiritual ear alone can hear the harmony of
heavenly voices. . . .
Again and again have angels talked with
men as a man speaketh with a friend, and led them to places of security. Again
and again have the encouraging words of angels renewed the drooping spirits of
the faithful, and carrying their minds above the things of earth, caused them
to behold by faith the white robes, the crowns, the palm branches of victory,
which overcomers will receive when they surround the great white throne.
It is the work of the angels to come
close to the tried, the suffering, the tempted. They labor untiringly in behalf
of those for whom Christ died.
Angels are ever present where they are
most needed. They are with those who have the hardest battles to fight, with
those who must battle against inclination and hereditary tendencies, whose home
surroundings are the most discouraging.
Heavenly beings are appointed to do their
work of ministry-- to guide, guard, and control those who shall be heirs of
salvation. . . . Faithful sentinels are on guard to direct souls in right
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