The Fog Of Doubt
of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the
Lord. Ps. 31:24.
of long experience are often assaulted with the most terrible doubts and waverings.
. . . You must not consider that for these temptations your case is hopeless.
. . . Hope in God, trust in Him and rest in His promises.
devil comes with his doubts and unbeliefs, shut the door of your heart. Shut
your eyes so that you will not dwell upon his hellish shadow. Lift them up
where they can behold the things which are eternal, and you will have strength
every hour. The trial of your faith is much more precious than gold. . . .
It makes you valiant to fight the battle of the Lord. . . .
connects with everyone that will connect with him. If he can get those that
have had an experience in religion, they are his most effectual agents to
reach just such men and compass their souls with unbelief. You cannot afford
to let any doubts come into your mind. Do not please the devil enough to tell
about the terrible burdens you are carrying. Every time you do it, Satan laughs
that his soul can control you and that you have lost sight of Jesus Christ
your Redeemer. . . .
to show forth Him who hath called us out of darkness into His marvelous light.
It is by living faith that we rest in that light. It is by living faith that
we rejoice in that light every day. We are not to talk our doubts and trials,
because they grow bigger every time we talk them. Every time we talk them,
Satan has gained the victory; but when we say, “I will commit the keeping
of my soul unto Him, as unto a faithful witness,” then we testify that
we have given ourselves to Jesus Christ without any reservation, and then
God gives us light and we rejoice in Him.
that loves God, rises above the fog of doubt; he gains a bright, broad, deep,
living experience, and becomes meek and Christ-like. His soul is committed
to God, hid with Christ in God.
Devotional: Our Father Cares, pp. 95, 96.