Strength for This Day

“As your days–so shall your strength be.” Deuteronomy 33:25


This promise which ensures us suitable and sufficient strength for all future days–is made by One who loves us dearly. Loves us–but who shall describe, who can suitably represent His love!
It is Infinite love–and cannot be comprehended!
It is Eternal love–and cannot be measured!
It is Unchangeable love–and cannot be diverted from its objects!
It is Sovereign love–and was fixed on them without anything in them to attract or draw it toward them!
It is Divine love–
deeper than a father’s love;
more tender than a mother’s love;
stronger than a husband’s love.

This Divine love is . . .
a fire that cannot be quenched,
an ocean that cannot be exhausted,
a sun that will never set!

James Smith, “Strength for the Day” 1859

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