By Stephen Olford, Heather Olford
Late pastor Stephen Olford, referred to as "the preacher’s preacher" and an excellent effect upon Billy Graham, was once simply twenty-two years previous in 1940 while he all started a different devotional research of the hot testomony. dwelling in Wales amidst the serious turmoil of worldwide warfare II, Olford started out interpreting and writing each day and evening approximately every one bankruptcy from Matthew 1 via Revelation 22.
Nearly seventy years later and 4 years after his passing, Olford’s quiet time notes are amassed in According for your Word, a remarkably targeted selection of 260 devotions which are uncommonly passionate, ancient, and certain to motivate all who will learn them now.
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Mark 16:20 This is the promise to all true disciples. And what an honor! The Lord working with me! How absolutely incredible! Yet it is true – blessed be His Holy Name. Yes, He has promised to be with me right to the end of the age. He has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you” (Heb. 13:5). “My presence will go with you” (Ex. 33:14). One of the obvious proofs of His presence and working power is the confirmation of His Word, with signs following. How clearly these signs shone in the days of the early apostles.
Here, the conditions are stated as being first, watchful, then second, prayerful. Watchful. This is consistent vigilance – the vigilance of the watchman on the lookout, who is ready to give the alarm or warning immediately if the enemy is sighted. He who sleeps will never be counted worthy. Prayerful. ” In other words, fulfilling such injunctions as “Pray without ceasing” (1 Thess. 5:17), “Men always ought to pray and not lose heart” (Luke 18:1), and “Praying always with all prayer and supplication” (Eph.
To quote Luke again, he says, “The power of the Lord was present to heal them” (Luke 5:17). Notice also the healing of the palsied man, and also the forgiving of his sins. Lord, take Your rightful place in MY house. ” – Mark 3:21 These words were said to my blessed Lord by members of His own kinsmen. It was their estimate of the loving and increasing labors of my Lord. The Lord Jesus said on one occasion: “The night is coming when no one can work” (John 9:4). Earlier in His life, “I must be about My Father's business” (Luke 2:49, emphasis mine).
According to Your Word. Morning and Evening Through the New Testament, A Collection of Devotional... by Stephen Olford, Heather Olford