Strength Today

then he says, “Here I am:I have come to do your will.” He does away with the first to establish the second.

[Heb 10:9]


Teach me to do what pleases you, for you are my God. May your kind presence lead me into a level land.

[Ps 143:10]


Lo! I come with joy to do

The Father’s blessed will;

Him in outward works pursue,

And serve His pleasure still.

Faithful to my Lord’s commands,

I still would choose the better part;

Serve with careful Martha’s hands,

And loving Mary’s heart.



A soul cannot be regarded as truly subdued and consecrated in its will, and as having passed into union with the Divine will, until it has a disposition to do promptly and faithfully all that God requires, as well as to endure patiently and thankfully all that He imposes.

~ T. C. UPHAM ~


When we have learned to offer up every duty connected with our situation in life as a sacrifice to God, a settled employment becomes just a settled habit of prayer.



Do the duty which lies nearest thee,” which thou knowest to be a duty. Thy second duty will already have become clearer.


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