O LORD my God, I cried unto thee, and thou hast healed me.
OPENING COMMENT by Robert
The great things the Lord has done for us, both by his providence and by his grace, bind us in gratitude to do all we can to advance his kingdom among men, though the most we can do is but little. God’s saints in heaven sing to him; why should not those on earth do the same? Not one of all God’s perfections carries in it more terror to the wicked or more comfort to the godly than his holiness. It is a good sign that we are in some measure partakers of his holiness if we can heartily rejoice at the remembrance of it. Our happiness is bound up in the Divine favour; if we have that, we have enough, whatever else we want; but as long as God’s anger continues, so long the saints’ weeping continues.
Sickness brought sin to his remembrance, and he looked upon it as a token of God’s displeasure against him.
The affliction of his body will be tolerable if he has comfort in his soul. Christ’s sorest complaint, in his sufferings, was of the trouble of his soul and the want of his Father’s smiles.
Every page of Scripture proclaims the fact that salvation is only of the Lord. Man is a sinner; his case can only be reached by mercy, and never is mercy more illustrious than in restoring backsliders.
With good reason, we may pray that if it is the will of God, and he has any further work for us or our friends to do in this world, he will yet spare them or us to serve him.
To depart and be with Christ is happiest for the saints, but for them to abide in the flesh is more profitable for the church.
Remember, these messages are given by a humble servant obedient unto our Lord Yeshua as a Watchman. This I pray for all. ”Our Heavenly Father brings us to the river which bringeth forth fruit so we may partake of its sustenance and be filled spiritually with nurturing wisdom and humble dedication in service to Yeshua. “Blessings to All.” As you go forward in peace, knowledge, and strength.