The Christian’s compass and chart, by which he is steered safely over the tempestuous ocean of life!Leave a comment
October 8, 2018 by directorfsm
Without Christ we are lost in the world, and without God’s word as our daily compass it is just as easy to lose our way.
The Christian’s compass and chart, by which he is steered safely over the tempestuous ocean of life!
(William Nicholson, “God’s Word, a Preservative Prom Sin” 1862)
“Your Word have I hid in my heart, that I might not sin against You.” Psalm 119:11
The Psalmist deposited the precepts and promises of God in his heart, and proved their value and efficiency . . .
to preserve him from sin,
to comfort him in trouble, and
to cheer him in a dying hour.
Just so, Christians must “let the word of Christ dwell in them richly, in all wisdom”–which will preserve them from sin, and make them wise unto salvation.
The Word must be deposited in our hearts, woven into our natures–by carefully reading and meditating upon it. “Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night…
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