God of remarkable surprises

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God of remarkable surprises
For reading & meditation: Psalms 18:20-40
“O thou Eternal, thou wilt light my lamp ‘ thou wilt make my darkness shine.” (v.28, Moffatt)

If you have not yet taken hold of the truth we have been discussing over the past few days, then grasp it with both hands today: the greatest loneliness is the loneliness of “a corn of wheat afraid to die”. If we are afraid to die to our own purposes and allow God’s purposes to become supreme, then we finish up pleasing ourselves but not liking the self we have pleased. And again, being willing to face any situation that comes with the conviction that God will make it contributive enables us to face life with an inner fortitude and poise. Understanding this truth and being willing to apply it to all circumstances and situations is one of the greatest safeguards against emotional…

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