By Stephen Olford, Heather Olford
Late pastor Stephen Olford, referred to as "the preacher’s preacher" and an outstanding impression upon Billy Graham, was once simply twenty-two years outdated in 1940 whilst he begun a different devotional learn of the hot testomony. residing in Wales amidst the serious turmoil of global struggle II, Olford started out studying and writing each day and evening approximately every one bankruptcy from Matthew 1 via Revelation 22.
Nearly seventy years later and 4 years after his passing, Olford’s quiet time notes are accrued in According for your Word, a remarkably targeted choice of 260 devotions which are uncommonly passionate, historic, and certain to encourage all who will learn them now.
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28:18-19). In other words, “I have the power, I will impart the power. ” Teach me daily how to appropriate this power. Amen. ” – Mark 1:7 The stooping to unloose the strap of a sandal was the meanest job for the lowest servant. ” He says that he was not worthy even to stoop down. Stooping down was humility itself, but John says that he was not worthy to take such a high place (though humanly speaking it was the lowest place). Here, surely, was real humility. And because of it, the Lord exalted John the Baptist to the highest place of honor.
I have come,” said the Savior, “that they may have life” (John 10:10). The Gospel is preached. In the Gospel is comprehended all. “It is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes” (Rom. 1:16). Thank You, Father, for not just asking us to believe but showing us why we can believe. ” – Luke 8:35 A wonderful miracle had been performed. A man, who was more of a beast than a human being, had been completely changed. Though no man could bind him (not even with chains) or tame him, Christ had delivered him.
Mark 10:26 The Lord Jesus had just made three important statements, which represented in themselves three possible stages in the experience of an unsaved man. They were: “How hard it is for those who have riches” to be saved (v. 23)! Here the possession of riches is best illustrated in the foregoing story of the rich young ruler. “He … went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions” (v. 22). “How hard it is for those who trust in riches” to be saved (v. 24)! Here is not merely possession of, but “trust in,” riches.
According to Your Word. Morning and Evening Through the New Testament, A Collection of Devotional... by Stephen Olford, Heather Olford