荒漠甘泉05/08

荒漠甘泉∕5 8

原作∕Mrs. Charles E. Cowman

 

「在火中遊行。」(聖經但以理書三章 25 節)

 

  火並沒有制服他們;他們倒在火中遊行。那裡他們看見了神大能的異蹟。神的拯救,不是免去患難的拯救,乃是經過患難的拯救。

 

  哦,我的神啊!當黑暗罩住我的時候,求你教導我知道:我不過是暫時在隧道中,不久就會重見天日的。

 

  他們告訴我:有一天我將站在橄欖山頂享受復活的榮耀。但是,父啊,我還要向你討一件東西,我要十字架一步一步領我上去。我要知道這世界的患難是一條近路一條進入父家的路。

 

求你叫我知道爬山的一段力氣是必須花的,因為你的家是在山上!我既能在火中遊行,患難怎能傷害我呢?── 馬得勝(George Matheson

 
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"Walking in the midst of the fire." (Daniel 3:25.)

THE fire did not arrest their motion; they walked in the midst of it. It was one of the streets through which they moved to their destiny. The comfort of Christ's revelation is not that it teaches emancipation from sorrow, but emancipation through sorrow.

O my God, teach me, when the shadows have gathered, that I am only in a tunnel. It is enough for me to know that it will be all right some day.

They tell me that I shall stand upon the peaks of Olivet, the heights of resurrection glory. But I want more, O my Father; I want Calvary to lead up to it. I want to know that the shadows of this world are the shades of an avenue─the avenue to the house of my Father. Tell me I am only forced to climb because Thy house is on the hill! I shall receive no hurt from sorrow if I shall walk in the midst of the fire. --- George Matheson.

 

 

 

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