Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Help and the helper
"Read whatever chapter of Scripture you will, you will be ever so delighted with it - yet it will leave you as poor, as empty and unchanged as it found you unless it has turned you wholly and solely to the Spirit of God, and brought you into full union with and dependence upon him."
(The Power of the Spirit).
Over and over I have discovered the truth of this observation as I have met people for whom the Bible meant nothing, while for others it was the richest book in the world. And the difference between the two? The Spirit of God. Once the Holy Spirit indwells within you then the Book of books comes alive when once it was dead.
John Wesley was almost in despair. He did not have the faith to continue to preach. When death stared him in the face, he was fearful and ...