Coming Down from the Mountain

While Moses went up to God. The Lord called to him out of the mountain, saying, “Thus you shall say to the house of Jacob, and tell the people of Israel: …” Exodus 19:3 In the Scriptures, the “mountain” is often the place where God reveals himself and his will to a person. Following such a revelation, the person was to go down the mountain and begin to implement God’s revealed plan. Such was the case with the man Moses. God revealed himself to Moses on Mount Sinai. In that revelation, God gave to his servant his holy Law, which in turn was to … Continue reading “Coming Down from the Mountain”

Mighty in Faith

And through his faith, though he died, he still speaks. Hebrews 11:4 George Müller (1805-1898) was great in faith and prayer, trusting God alone to supply the needs of orphans under his care. His biographer Roger Steer tells the following story about how God faithfully heard the prayers and honored his believing servant. Early one morning Abigail was playing in Müller’s garden on Ashley Down when he took her by the hand. “Come see what our Father will do.” He led her into a long dining-room. “The plates and cups or bowls were on the table. There was nothing on the … Continue reading “Mighty in Faith”