Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions. Psalm 51:1. We should remember that all make mistakes; even men and women who have had years of
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1. It is not essential to the exercise of faith that the feelings should be wrought up to a high pitch of excitement; neither
A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24. Jesus is the sinner’s friend, His heart is ever open, ever touched with human woe; He has all
And even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you. Isaiah 46:4. The history of John affords
At my first answer no man stood with me, but all men forsook me…. Notwithstanding the Lord stood with me, and strengthened me; that by me the preaching might be fully known, and that all the Gentiles might hear. 2
Joseph of Arimathaea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus: and Pilate gave him leave. He came therefore, and took the body of Jesus.
Rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the Lord your God. Joel 2:13. It was the custom among the Jews for the garments to be rent at the death of friends, but this custom the priests were