Quiet Time

He led them with a cloud by day, and with the light of a fire all night long.

[Ps 78:14 NET]

My day is my prosperity; it is the time when the sun of fortune is bright above me, and, therefore, it is the time when I need a shade. If my sunshine were not chequered I would forget Thee, O my God.

But I have nights to meet as well as days. The night is my adversity; it is the time when the sun of fortune has gone down behind the hills, and I am left alone, and then it is, O my Father, that I need the light of Thy fire! My light of fire for the night is the vision of Calvary the vision of Thy love in the Cross. I need the light of Thy fire “ all the night.”

~ George Matheson ~

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