Excellent! What great encouragement! Enjoy!
“Comfort in Affliction” 1837
“He led them forth by the right way–that they might go to a city of habitation.” Psalm 107:7
There is a striking analogy between the Israelites in the wilderness, on their journey to Canaan–and believers in the world, on their journey to Heaven. The history of the former, has been recorded mainly for the purpose of guiding and comforting the latter.
Dear brethren, we are now in the wilderness! This poor world is not our rest! We too have heard of a city of habitation, a city which has foundations, whose builder and maker is God. And many of us, I trust, have been separated from the world and united to that company of pilgrims who have set their faces steadfastly to go up to the Jerusalem above.
God is our leader, as He was theirs. And as God is our leader, so…
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