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1864 Excerpt: ...the moon and the stars which thou hast ordained;
what is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the Son of man, that
thou visitest him? " Mark, my friends, here again we come across
the two petitions of our text. The prophet might almost have had
the psalm in his mind. David found it hard to think that God could
remember man, or visit him; yet the prophet's prayer goes to just
these two things: a Remember me, and visit me " What a wonderful
view of God is in that prayer What a steady faith in God is in that
prayer There are the heavens, indeed; and there are the moon and
stars; and there the little sinful creature of yesterday; yet he is
sure that God can be mindful of him amid all the other things He
has to mind; and coming, like a little child, to the great Father,
the little voice pleads, " Do not forget me I" And it is not
presumption; it is faith, that speaks here Not a sparrow falls
without our Father; not a hair on the believer's head but is
reckoned; He compasseth our path and our lying down, and is
acquainted with all our ways My friends, when you enter into your
closet and shut the door, and pray to your Father which is in
secret, be sure of this, that, if your prayer be earnest and
sincere, and offered in simple faith in Christ the Mediator and
Intercessor, you never spoke words to your nearest neighbor that he
heard more distinctly than the Almighty hears that prayer And He
will not be impatient nor weary though you ask His notice to your
own little self, and your own little cares and concerns. You may
tell to Him all those little things that really make up your life,
though you would almost be ashamed to speak of them to a human
being. You may make sure of a ready ear, sure of a kind sympathy,
sure that you will not be...
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