Will You Flee?


Then all the disciples left him and fled.
Matthew 26:56

He never deserted them, but they in cowardly fear of their lives fled from Him at the very outset of His sufferings. This is but one instructive instance of the frailty of all believers if left to themselves; they are but sheep at best, and they flee when the wolf appears. They had all been warned of the danger and had promised to die rather than leave their Master; and yet they were seized with sudden panic and took to their heels.

It may be that I, at the opening of this day, have braced myself to bear a trial for the Lord’s sake, and I imagine myself able for the challenge; but let me be careful in case with the same evil heart of unbelief I should depart from my Lord as the apostles did. It is one thing…

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New Day New Mercies


“The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”

Lamentations‬ ‭3:22-23‬ ‭ESV‬‬

Christian, was your week like mine, a week of failures with faith rising and falling, but mostly falling? Then let us repent where repentance is needed and rest with warmed souls in His forgiving embrace. Though we may fail, His compassions fail not. A new day brings new mercies.


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