And that is the secret of the spiritual life. In all your judgings and meditations and thoughts and deeds and questionings and studies and prayers, learn to be kept by your Almighty God. All life is in unbroken continuity. Many a one says: "I believe what you say, but there is one difficulty. When God comes to me with the promise of His keeping, and I have nothing on earth to trust in, I say to God: "Thy word is enough; kept by the power of God." You tell God that if He gets […] It is Omnipotence you must learn to know and trust, and then you will live as a Christian ought to live. (1 Cor 10:12-13) So, if you think you are standing firm, be careful that you don’t fall! In all your judgings and meditations and thoughts and deeds and questionings and studies and prayers, learn to be kept by your Almighty God. You perhaps say: "He can; but there is something in me that cannot attain to it, and which God does not take away.". In South Africa they sometimes make a graft, and above it they tie a bottle of water, so that now and then there shall be a drop to saturate what they have put about it. (2) We need to be kept from the power of the world without. Here are some scriptures that say God keeps a record: (Rev 20:12) And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works. Holy Father, protect them by the power of your name–the name you gave me–so that they may be one as we are one. you would answer: "I not only know He is able to do it, but I think He has done it. i.5. David had very wonderful views of how the everlasting God is Himself the hiding=place of the believing soul, and of how He takes the believer and keeps him in the very hollow of His hand, in the secret of His pavilion, under the shadow of His wings, under His very feathers. Perhaps I can make it plainer if I tell the story of how the Keswick Convention began. {29} He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. But when faith in its struggling gets to the end of itself, and just throws itself upon God and rests on Him, then comes joy and victory. A psalm of David. (2 Th 3:3) But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen and protect you from the evil one. And God will take care that His own divine light shines upon you, and that you shall abide in that light, if you will only trust Him for it. He walked back, and on the way met his servant, and got the first news that the child was well, that at one o'clock on the afternoon of the previous day, at the very time that Jesus spoke to him, the fever left the child. He has the power to let the sunshine of His love be with us all the day. It is a great thing in prospect of these to enter into a covenant with the omnipotent Jehovah, not on account of anything that any man says, or of anything that my heart feels, but on the strength of the Word of God: "Kept by the power of God through faith.". And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. Every morning God will meet you as you wake. {22} But now he has reconciled you by Christ’s physical body through death to present you holy in his sight, without blemish and free from accusation– {23} if you continue in your faith, established and firm, not moved from the hope held out in the gospel. What a change comes when a man is thus broken down into utter helplessness and self=despair, and says: "I can do nothing!". from this time forth and forevermore. Think, first of all, that this keeping is all=inclusive. If you have been blessed by an article at God.net please consider a donation to help us continue and expand the resources. Let us see from the Scriptures how we who have been saved by God can be kept by Him. I am kept; all I am, all I have, and I will be hinges on one thing. It was a secret he should have kept. I am not praying for the world, but for those you have given me, for they are yours. – What you believe in is what you live in, and the perspective you see from; When you believe in Christ and His Word, you see from His perspective. All the father has is at the disposal of the son. In Joshua 14:11 Caleb says: "I am as strong this day as in the day that Moses sent me: as my strength was then, even so is my strength now, for war and to go out and to come in." The implication is that these two men normally had special influence, although in this case, even they would not prevail. And oh, we who are the children of Pentecost, we who have known Christ and His blood and the Holy Ghost sent down from heaven, why is it we know so little of what it is to walk tremblingly step by step with the Almighty God as our Keeper? Let me say, first of all, that this faith means. All rights reserved. At the bottom of all faith there is a feeling of helplessness. {11} I will remain in the world no longer, but they are still in the world, and I am coming to you. KEPT BY THE POWER OF GOD. How little we have learned to study God, and to understand that a godly life is a life full of God, a life that loves God and waits on Him, and trusts Him, and allows Him to bless it! This gentleman wanted to take Dr. Boardman up to the top of the tower to see how the work was done. . That’s not to say that there won’t be struggles, or that life won’t cause us pain, but when … The Higher We Rise. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. He can; and that is what God is going to do for them that trust Him. by Eddie Lawrence. Oh, friends, that is faith! How little we have learned to study God, and to understand that a godly life is a life full of God, a life that loves God and waits on Him, and trusts Him, and allows Him to bless it! Many people want to take the Word and believe that, and they find they cannot believe it. Let us trust God to do that with a great and entire trust. We cannot do the will of God except by the power of God. Now, if He can do that for an hour or a day, why not for two days? in time of trial God keeps me, but in times of prosperity I do not need His keeping; then I forget Him and let Him go." Do not try to stir and arouse faith from within. All life is in unbroken continuity. 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