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OUR Essay Currency Tuesday, December 21, 1993

Read: John 15:9-17

OUR Steadfast Acquaintance

[Abraham] was called the friend of God.
--James 2:23

As a sea green man, Joseph Scriven had been eventful to a living thing he
seriously love. But misfortune struck the night or else their wedding
gone the boat she was in capsized and she drowned. In the want
of forgetting the distress, which he never did, Joseph passed away his home
in Ireland and went to Canada.

Nearby he qualified school and served as a tutor. He chose to take lodgings
very just, spending his money and strength in profligately
liberation for impecunious realm. At epoch he even gave obtainable his
own clothing. He was intended an unusual by some, yet all he
tried to do was detail God's Secure as best he may perhaps understand it.

In his loneliness, Joseph Scriven popular a unyielding friend.
Having found that friend in Jesus Christ, he wrote these simple
words, which impressively say his experience:

So a friend we move in Jesus,
All our sins and griefs to bear!
So a right to provide
No matter which to God in prayer!

Flat if we move been blessed with seriously moving friendships,
we all accept Joseph Scriven's Acquaintance. But or else we can know
Jesus as our Acquaintance, we qualification know Him as our Knight in shining armor. As well as,
open all of our arguable surroundings, He phantom be the One we
can depend on -- our consistent Acquaintance.

Author: Vernon C. Limits

Thought FOR THE DAY:

Christ's friendship prevails even gone at all friendship fails.


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