Having trouble viewing this email? Try
viewing it in your browser. Click
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
"Faith Not Shaken"
"Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not
upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith."
The following devotional was written by Mr. J.
C. Penny in the Christian Herald, during the 1920’s:
Changing world conditions over the decades
have not shaken my faith in the ultimate triumph of freedom and
justice. I was reared by parents whose faith in God, whose belief that
right eventually triumphs, are too deeply implanted in me to doubt the
I would, however, emphasize the words
"ultimate" and "final." I am not at all sure we may not have to pass
through a period of great trial. I am of the opinion that we are in
prophetic days, a time when Evil is to be powerful- powerful enough
apparently to override the Good.
But we must face conditions as they exist- and
possible greater tribulation- as part of the world's destiny, without
losing faith that in due time right will triumph over might. A business
friend of mine once said that everything tends to make him pessimistic.
Our experiences should cause us to examine our faith and re-establish
our convictions. We should resolve with God's help to acquit ourselves
like men. We should seek and find a deep and abiding faith that cannot
be shaken by outward events.
God alone, not evil, is all-powerful. His will
for the world is justice and right. Good emerges slowly, by we must not
doubt its final victory. God's purpose will be established on
(The text verse and study verses have been added
to reinforce the truth
of this devotion.)
Study verses - Deuteronomy
32:20; Matthew 6:19-34; 8:23-27; Acts 16:5; I Corinthians 2:5; 16:13;
II Corinthians 5:7; Revelation 20:1-10.
Note: If these "Words of
are helpful to you, please let us know by responding to this e-mail.
Back to top
- March 24, 2010
- March 17, 2010
- March 10, 2010
- March 3, 2010
- February 24, 2010
All Things Whatsoever I Have Commanded You" - February 17, 2010
Praying Church" - February 10, 2010
Glorious Church" - February 3, 2010
of the Ministry" - January 27, 2010
The Time" - January 20, 2010
- January 13, 2010
- January 6, 2010
Expected End" - December 30, 2009
Night, Holy Night" - December 23, 2009
- Part 2" - December 16, 2009
- Part 1" - December 9, 2009
in Truth" - December 2, 2009
Back to top