September 9 – Cultivate — Yourself
In Thy Strength we conquer.
Yes! Your conquering Power you gain from Me. There can be no failure with me. The secret of success then is Life with Me.
Do you want to make the best of life? Then live very near to Me, the Master and Giver of all Life.
Your reward will be sure. It will be perfect success, but My success.
Sometimes the success of souls won, sometimes the success of disease cured, and devils cast out. Sometimes the success of a finished sacrifice as on Calvary. Sometimes the success of one who answered never a word in the face of the scorn and torture and jeering cries of his enemies, or the success of a Risen Savior as He walked through the Garden of Joseph of Arimathea on that first Easter morning.
But My success. The world may deem you failures. The world judges not as I judge.
Bend your knees in wonder before My revelation. The joy of seeing Spiritual Truths is a great Joy. When the Heavens are opened and the Voice speaks, not to all hearts, but to the faithful loving hearts.
Remember your great field of labor is yourself. That is your first task, the weeding, the planting, digging, pruning, bearing fruit. When that is done I lead you out into other fields.
Now thanks be unto God, which always causeth us to triumph
in Christ, and maketh manifest the savior of his knowledge
by us in every place. 2 Corinthians 2:14