and sometimes they could help--but they will not.
many difficulties to overcome,
many foes to conquer,
many trials to endure,
many duties to perform,
and many privileges to enjoy.
But not one of them can be attended to with success--without divine help.
maintain our profession,
live above the world,
exercise our graces,
and labor for God--
but such is our ignorance, and such is our weakness--that unless we are assisted by divine wisdom and strengthened by divine power--we shall utterly fail in every point!
hide pride from men;
exercise the graces of His people;
try the sincerity of those who profess to rely upon Him;
and keep His saints humble at His footstool.
the help He affords,
the supplies He sends,
and the deliverances He works.
infinite in wisdom,
omnipotent in power, and
whose grace is immutable and free.
You might want to read the whole of James Smith's uplifting two page article, "The Sure Resource!"
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