Son 8:5 Who is this that cometh up from the wilderness, leaning upon her beloved? I raised thee up under the apple tree: there thy mother brought thee forth: there she brought thee forth that bare thee.
one gained a good lesson from a Southern prayer meeting.
asked the Lord for various blessings as you and I do, and thanked the
Lord for many already received as you and I do;
But he closed with this
unusual petition: "And, O Lord, support us!"
Yes support us Lord on
every leanin' side!
Have you any leaning sides?
This humble man's
prayer pictures them in a new way and shows the Great Supporter in a new
He is always walking by the Christian, ready to extend His
mighty arm and steady the weak one on every leanin' side.
of My love, lean hard, And let Me feel the pressure of thy care;
thy burden, child. I shaped it; Poised it in Mine Own hand; made no
proportion In its weight to thine unaided strength...
For even as I laid
it on, I said, I shall be near, and while she leans on Me, This burden
shall be Mine, not hers;
So shall I keep My child within the circling
arms Of My Own love.
Here lay it down, nor fear To impose it on a
shoulder which upholds the government of worlds.
Yet closer come: Thou
art not near enough.
I would embrace thy care; So I might feel My child
reposing on My breast.
Thou lovest Me?
I knew it. Doubt not then; But
Loving Me, lean hard.