Day: April 1, 2013

Helpful or Heartless Toward Others?

Oswald Chambers Imageby Oswald Chambers

It is Christ . . . who also makes intercession for us. . . . the Spirit . . . makes intercession for the saints . . . —Romans 8:34, 27

Do we need any more arguments than these to become intercessors-that Christ “always lives to make intercession” (Hebrews 7:25), and that the Holy Spirit “makes intercession for the saints”? Are we living in such a relationship with others that we do the work of intercession as a result of being the children of God who are taught by His Spirit? We should take a look at our current circumstances. Do crises which affect us or others in our home, business, country, or elsewhere, seem to be crushing in on us? Are we being pushed out of the presence of God and left with no time for worship? If so, we must put a stop to such distractions and get into such a living relationship with God that our relationship with others is maintained through the work of intercession, where God works His miracles. (more…)

Each One Of Us Is Going To His Own Place

A.B. Simpson Imageby A.B. Simpson

Vessels of mercy, which he hadafore prepared unto glory—Romans 9:23

Our Father is fitting us for eternity. A vessel fitted for the kitchen will find itself in the kitchen. A vessel for the art gallery or the reception room will generally find itself there at last.

What are we bing fitted for? To be a garbage receptacle to hold all the trash that people pour into our ears? Or a vase to hold sweet fragrance and flowers for the King’s palace? A harp of many strings to sound the melodies and harmonies of His love and praise? Each one of us is going to his own place. Let us be fitted now.

by A.B. Simpson