Hey Ya’ll –
For the last week I have been re-reading a fantastic book entitled “Christ The Healer” by F.F. Bosworth. It’s one of the most incredible books on the doctrine of “divine healing” and “divine health”, and God’s will for us, as Believers, to be healthy. It’s amazing how quickly we can forget the Word of God in this area when we are sick. I’d been struggling with back-to-back infirmities over the last few months, and had gotten really discouraged. This book is so full of the Word of God and is a refreshing reminder of God’s will for us.
I could blog (10) times a day for the next month quoting passages from this book – and I’m sure I’ll quote it a lot in the next couple of weeks … but this morning during my devotional time, I have been reading Chapter 4 – The Lord’s Compassion. F.F. Bosworth is describing God’s character attributes of being full of mercy and compassion. He attempts to get the reader to remove the obstacles they may have in receiving what God so desperately wishes to give to us – his mercy, compassion and goodness. This quote was so good – I just had to share it …
Suppose the vast Pacific Ocean were elevated high above us. Then conceive of its pressure into every crevice to find an outlet through which it might pour its ocean-tides over all the earth, and you have a picture of God’s benevolent attitude toward us.
WOW. I’ll type that backwards – WOW. 🙂
Ya know, that’s just the TRUTH. God is constantly being described throughout the Word of God as being “slow to anger, abounding in love, compassionate, gracious, faithful …”. I don’t know about you, but there are lots of areas in my life where I need God to lavish His overwhelming goodness, mercies, and compassionate benevolence on me. And I’ve decided that I’m crazy enough to believe His Word, and I’ve opened my “Accounts Receivable” doors wide. I hope you’ll do the same.
For the Kingdom,
Fred F. McKinnon