THE KING’S BUSINESS
3. His Power. “As a prince hast thou power,” etc. (v. 28). 4. His Privilege. “I have seen God face to face” (v. 30). 5. His Peace. “And' he blessed him there” (v. 29). Jacob limped, but “Better limp to heaven than leap to hell,” says Mr. Moody. What to Read. When in sorrow read John 14. When men fail you read Psalm 27. When you have sinned read Psalm. 51. If you want to be fruitful read John IS; When you are in danger read Psalm 91. When you have the blues read Psalm 34. When you worry read Matthew 6 :19-34. When you are discouraged read Isaiah 40. When God seems far away read Psalm 139. When doubts come upon you try John 7:17. When you are lonely or fearful read Psalm 23. For Jesus’ idea of a Christian read Mat thew 5. . When you. forget your blessings read Psalm 103. When your faith needs stirring read He brews 11. For James’, idea of religion read James 1:19-27. When you feel down and out read Ro mans 8:31-39. When you want courage for your task read Joshua 1.- When the world seems bigger than God read Psalm 90. When you Want rest and- peace read Mat thew 11:25-30. When you want Christian assurance read Romans 8:1-30. ■ | For Paul’s secret of happiness read Colossians 3 :12-17. For Paul’s idea of Christianity read 2 Corinthians 5:15-19. .For a great invitation and a great op portunity read Isaiah 55. tax •- - ■
When your prayers grow narrow or self ish read Psalm 67. When you leave home for labor or travel read Psalm 121. When you grow bitter or critical read 1 Corinthians 13. For Paul’s rules on how to get along with men read Romans 12. | For a prophet’s picture of worship that counts read Isaiah 58:1-12. When you think of investments and re turns read Mark 10:17-31. For Jesus’ idea of prayer read Luke 11:1-13 and Matthew 6:5-15. The Galilean Fisher. “We have toiled the whole of the night!” They were weary, heart and hand, With the strength put forth for naught; •and •the dawn rose pale and gray. “We have taken nothing!” they said; but one drew nigh on the sand, ■ And He . saw their tired faces, and the nets -that idle lay. ■ Oh, the Master of all was He, and greater than wind or tide, And His heart was touched with pity at the weary looks they wore ; And He said, “Cast down the net!” Then .from the. vessel’s side Their, strength could scarcely draw it, for the weight of the fish it bore. “We have taken nothing,” they said; has it died away, that cry? Is it echoed back from none save the Galilean hill ? Across no other wave, and beneath no Other sky? Master and Lord of us all, dost Thou not hear it still? . We are toilers on life’s sea; art thou not one of our band ? Aye, with the pitying heart and the ten der love of old! Bid us cast down th'e net; àt thè voice of Thy command, For the ' labor we put forth, we shall draw a hundred-fold! • ,■ * - —S. S. Times.
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