Friday, July 17, 2009

Servants of the Master

Servants, as they must do their Master's work, so they must be for any work their Master has them to do: they must not pick and choose, this I will do, and that I will not do; they must not say this is too hard, or this is too mean, or this may be well enough let alone; good servants, when they have chosen their Master, will let their Master choose their work, and will not dispute His will.

(From John Wesley's Covenant Service)

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Resting in God's Care

To the Hills I Lift My Eyes

(v.2) . . . Lean on thy Redeemer's breast;
He thy quiet spirit keeps;
Rest in Him, securely rest;
Thy watchman never sleeps.
(Charles Wesley. #63, Wesley Hymns. Lillenas. 1982)

Through the storms of life, it is good to know that we can securely rest in the God who keeps us, and that this same God can quiet our spirits as we do so rest.