Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy,
— Jude 1:24, NKJV
The Lord is waiting to do great things for His people.
Jesus led His disciples into the audience chamber of the Most High. He impressed upon their minds what was to be the burden of their prayer. They were to pray for the gift of the Holy Spirit, which would supply every need of the soul, for it would work by love and purify the soul. The Spirit taking its abode in the heart, will transform the entire being, conforming it to the likeness of Christ.
Let us humble our hearts before God, and believe He has pardoned all our transgressions and forgiven all our sins. We cannot honor God unless we do believe this, and make Jesus our personal Saviour.
Satan is active, and we must be active. Satan is untiring and persevering and we must be. This is no time now to make excuses and blame others for our backslidings.
Jesus has provided for every emergency. If they will walk where He leads the way, He will make rough places plain. He, with His presence will create an atmosphere for the soul. He closes the door, and brings the soul into seclusion with God, and the needy soul is to forget everyone and everything but God. Satan will walk with him, but speak aloud to God, and He will drive back the hellish shadow of Satan. With humble, subdued, thankful hearts they will come forth saying, Thy gentleness hath made me great.
The sincere seeker comes forth from the audience with God, rich in the assurance of His love, to go forth to distill a heavenly fragrance wherever he goes. He can talk of the righteousness of Christ, he can talk of the love of God with sincerity. He has tasted, and he knows the Lord is good. This work is to be done in all our churches. Christ, His love, His forgiveness, His purity, is to be the theme upon which we are to dwell. The charms of Jesus are to be kept ever before our minds.
Let us turn our eyes from everything that would dishearten and discourage... Our eyes must be fixed on Jesus.
— Bible Training School, June 1, 1917
Pray for the gift of the Holy Spirit, which would supply every need of the soul and work by love and purify the soul.
Speak aloud to God and He will drive back the hellish shadow of Satan. With a humble, thankful heart say, Your gentleness has made me great.
Dwell on the themes of Christ, His love, His forgiveness, His purity.
Turn your eyes from everything that disheartens and discourages. Fix your eyes on Jesus.