Character

pp2300 on August 30th, 2011

1. Not one bird or bee or flower, but our Father knows its cares;     And He carries all its cares, for He is strong. Not a second of the hour is our Father unawares     Of our trials, of our struggles, of our song. “Seek My face” He bids His children; “Let us reason” is His […]

Continue reading about Knowing God

pp2300 on July 26th, 2011

1. In the beginning God set up a school:     The classroom was Eden and love was the rule; The students, at first, were a woman and man,     And keeping the garden was part of the plan. In working, they learned how God worked to make man;     In serving, they learned how God first had served […]

Continue reading about The Schools of Life

pp2300 on July 26th, 2011

1. Daniel’s wisdom may I know,     Stephen’s faith and spirit show; John’s divine communion feel,     Moses’ meekness, Joshua’s zeal; Run like the unwearied Paul,     Win the day and conquer all. 2. Mary’s love may I possess,     Lydia’s tenderheartedness; Peter’s ardent spirit feel,     James’s faith by works reveal; Like young Timothy, may I     Ev’ry sinful passion […]

Continue reading about Imitation

pp2300 on July 24th, 2011

1. The deep-throated thunder shook the wet world thereunder     While the lightning slashed through the dark sky; Where black clouds were seething with forebodings unpleasing     As the rain pounded down from on high. The rumbling rivers sent through men the cold shivers     As they pondered this awesome display. They knew that impending were disasters heart-rending […]

Continue reading about Satan the Destroyer — God the Restorer

pp2300 on July 25th, 2010

1. Oh God, Your ways are higher far     Than all the faulty ways of man; Creator of sun, moon, and star,     And Author of salvation’s plan. 2. We thought You were like heathen gods,     Or like a childish potentate; Who struck in anger or destroyed     At will, the beings You create. 3. But You have […]

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