Daily Treasure

In Prosperity to Be Humble

For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think.

~ Rom 12:3

Lord, if thou thy grace impart,  
Poor in spirit, meek in heart,  
I shall, as my Saviour, be  
Rooted in humility:  
Pleas’d with all the Lord provides,  
Wean’d from all the world besides.

Daily Treasure

Search the Scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.
~ John 5:39

Lord, thy teaching grace impart,  
That we may not read in vain;  
Write thy precepts on our heart,  
Make thy truths and doctrine plain;  
Let the message of thy love  
Guide us to thy rest above.

Daily Treasure

Entire Consecration

Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.

~ Rom 6:13

Yield to the Lord, with simple heart,  
All that thou hast, and all thou art:  
Renounce all strength, but strength divine,  
And peace shall be for ever thine.

Daily Treasure

Improvement of Time

Knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.

~ Rom 13:11

The time is short, but who can tell  
How short his time below may be?  
To-day on earth his soul may dwell,  
To-morrow in eternity.

Daily Treasure

Increase of Grace

The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: he shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon. They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be fat and flourishing.

~ Ps 92:12,14

Lord, one thing we want,  
More holiness grant;  
For more of thy mind and thy image we pant:  
While onward we move  
To Canaan above,  
Come, fill us with holiness, fill us with love.

Believer’s Daily Treasure

Of Divine Promises Fulfilled

“Look, today I am about to die. You know with all your heart and being that not even one of all the faithful promises the Lord your God made to you is left unfulfilled; every one was realized – not one promise is unfulfilled! — Josh 23:14 NET

In all my ways thy hand I own,
Thy ruling providence I see;
Assist me still my course to run,
And still direct my paths to thee.

Believer’s Daily Treasure

Of the Divine Mercy

He does not deal with us as our sins deserve; he does not repay us as our misdeeds deserve. [Ps 103:10 NET]

He hath with a piteous eye
Look’d upon our misery:
Let us, then, with gladsome mind,
Praise the Lord, for he is kind:
For his mercies shall endure,
Ever faithful, ever sure.

Believer’s Daily Treasure

Of the Divine Faithfulness

You are good to your servant, O Lord, just as you promised.

[Ps 119:65 NET]

Since first the maze of life I trod,
Hast thou not hedged about my way,
My worldly vain designs withstood,
And robb’d my passions of their prey?
Thrice happy loss, which makes me see
My happiness alone in thee!

Believer’s Daily Treasure

Of the Divine Guidance

King David went in, sat before the Lord, and said, “Who am I, O Lord God, and what is my family, that you should have brought me to this point? And you didn’t stop there, O Lord God! You have also spoken about the future of your servant’s family. Is this your usual way of dealing with men, O Lord God?

[2 Sam 7:18-19 NET]

Render’d safe by his protection,
I shall pass the watery waste;
Trusting to his wise direction,
I shall gain the port at last;
And with wonder,
Think on toils and dangers past.

Believer’s Daily Treasure

Of the Divine Help

Samuel took a stone and placed it between Mizpah and Shen. He named it Ebenezer, saying, “Up to here the Lord has helped us.”

[1 Sam 7:12 NET]

Here I raise my Ebenezer,
Hither, by thy help, I’m come:
And I hope, by thy good pleasure,
Safely to arrive at home.