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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Help From Without

Isa 41:10  Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

Yesterday's promise secured us strength for what we have to do, but this guarantees us aid in cases where we cannot act alone.

The LORD says, "I will help thee." Strength within is supplemented by help without. 

God can raise us up allies in our warfare if so it seems good in His sight; and even if He does not send us human assistance, He Himself will be at our side, and this is better still.

His help is timely: He is a very present help in time of trouble. 

His help is very wise: He knows how to give each man help meet and fit for him. 

His help is most effectual, though vain is the help of man. His help is more than help, for He bears all the burden and supplies all the need. 

The LORD is my helper, I will not fear what man can do unto me. Because He has already been our help, we feel confidence in Him for the present and the future. 

Our prayer is, "LORD, by thou my helper"; our experience is, The Spirit also helpeth our infirmities, our expectation is, I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, whence cometh my help, and our song soon will be, Thou, LORD, hast holden me.

~Charles Spurgeon~

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