Daily Courage - October 29

 
from Day by Day with the Persecuted Church

Oh Lord, you have searched me and you know me. 
You know when I sit and when I rise; 
You perceive my thoughts from afar. 
You discern my going out and my lying down, 
You are familiar with all my ways. 
(Psalm 139:1-3)

Remarkable Remarks - Trust and Confidence

Pakistani Christian:

"I would rather travel with God in the night, than travel alone in the day."

Corrie ten Boom - Holland:

"When I try, I fail. When I trust, He succeeds."

Unknown:

"Patience is: trusting God to solve your problem, without setting a deadline for Him to do it."

Ralph Waldo Emerson:

"All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen."

Francis Ridley Havergal:

"Let us be calmed by the thought that what is hidden from us, is not hidden from Him."

Earl Riney:

"The stars are always shining, but often we do not see them until it is dark."

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Day by Day with the Persecuted Church
compiled by Jan Pit with a forward by Brother Andrew (paperback, revised 2000)

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