How is one to learn to be gentle & self-controlled?
The great secret, I am firmly convinced & I beg for earnest consideration of it, is to keep nearer to God than to Christians.
One can stand almost anything if one dwells in the secret place of the Most High.
Our Lord could face all the contradictions of sinners & the unbelief of His own family in Nazareth because He dwelt not there, but in the bosom of His Father.
- Dr. A. T. Schofield. (moreillustrations.com)
“The dearest friend on earth is a mere shadow compared to Jesus Christ.” - Oswald Chambers.
Ps 91:1 (KJV): “He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.”
“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” - Helen Keller.