Tag: Son

Remember that you are the son of a king!

Grace Gems Whiteby William S. Plumer

“Sinners Saved by Unmerited Kindness”

When a prince was about to travel, he asked his tutor for some maxims by which to govern his behavior. He received this answer…

“Remember that you are the son of a king!”

Let all Christians remember that they are the sons and daughters of the Lord Almighty–and “if sons, then heirs, heirs of God, and joint heirs with Jesus Christ!”

“You are . . . a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession–chosen that you may proclaim the excellence of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light!” 1 Peter 2:9

by William S. Plumer

One Day At A Time!

George Whittenby George Whitten

Psalms 25:4-5 Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths. Lead me in thy truth, and teach me: for thou art the God of my salvation; on thee do I wait all the day.

A father asked his son to carry a letter from their camp to the village. He pointed out a trail over which the lad had never gone before. “All right Dad, but I don’t see how that path will ever reach the town,” said the boy. “Well son, I’ll tell you how. Do you see that big tree down the path?” asked the father. “Oh, yes, I see that far.” “Well, when you get there by the tree, you’ll see the trail a little farther ahead — and farther down you’ll see another big tree — and when you reach that one you’ll be closer and so on until you get within sight of the houses of the village.”

In the same way, I believe God wants to reveal the way for each one of us on our trails toward Him, one tree at a time. Sometimes we’re convinced we need to see the end of our path, so that we can be reassured that there’s something good down there, or that we’re going in the right direction, or that we’ll be able to see if it gets dark.

We know first hand how it feels to walk in the darkness here in the Land and not know where the end will be — and often how we’ll have the strength and sustenance to get there. It’s not easy to move forward and trust that God will light the path ahead and point us in the way we should go. But the fact is that it is a crucial step toward our growth and maturity in the Lord and we all need to get to there.

Let’s give our hesitation and fear to the Lord. He will not fail us. He will be faithful to light our path and lead us in the way everlasting — one day at a time.

Your family in the Lord with much agape love

by George Whitten