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Scripture at Sunrise 4.15.09

Spurgeon on Praying for Guidance

“Take your difficulty to God in prayer and say, ‘Speak, Lord, for Your servant hears’ (1 Sam. 3:9). Do not ask God to confirm your opinion; ask Him to make your opinion conform to His truth.” Beside Still Waters, page 26

[via Josh Harris]

Scripture at Sunrise 2.19.09

“…’My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness.’  Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.”  -2 Corinthians 12:9

“If you have shallow sorrows you will receive shallow graces. If you have deep afflictions you will obtain deeper proof of God’s faithfulness.” —Spurgeon, Beside Still Waters.

[via Josh Harris]