That is why my happiness is now complete. He must grow greater and greater and I less and less. John 3:29, 30, Phillips. In every stage of this earth’s history God has had His agencies to carry forward His work….
The blessing of the Lord, it maketh rich, and he addeth no sorrow with it. Proverbs 10:22. Many envied the popularity and abundant glory of Solomon, thinking that of all men he must be the most happy. But amid all
And Samuel said unto Saul, I will not return with thee: for thou hast rejected the word of the Lord, and the Lord hath rejected thee from being king over Israel. 1 Samuel 15:26. When Saul saw that Samuel came
And Gideon made an ephod … which thing became a snare unto Gideon, and to his house. Judges 8:27. The people of Israel, in their gratitude at deliverance from the Midianites, proposed to Gideon that he should become their king,
And the children of Joseph spake unto Joshua, saying, Why hast thou given me but one lot and one portion to inherit? Joshua 17:14. Another claim concerning the division of the land revealed a spirit widely different from that of
Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men. Proverbs 22:29. From the dungeon Joseph was exalted to be ruler over all the land of Egypt. It was a
How then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God? Genesis 39:9. It is always a critical period in a young man’s life when he is separated from home influences and wise counsels and enters upon new scenes