The life of George Muller was characterized by his remarkable trust in God to supply the needs of the Soul Nourishment First by George Ferdinand Muller. Soul Nourishment First. From The Autobiography of George Muller. It has pleased the Lord to teach me a truth, the benefit of which I have not lost for more than. 7 Apr Soul Nourishment First – by George Muller – read by Peter-John Parisis – The Founder of The School of Prayer.
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Soul Nourishment First
Often my mind wandered for quite some time before I really soul nourishment first by george muller to pray. When we pray, we speak to God. The point is this: Before this time my practice had been, at least for ten years previously, as an habitual thing, to give myself to prayer, after having dressed myself in the morning. As a result, there is always a good deal geroge confession, thanksgiving, intercession, or supplication mingled with my meditation.
As the outward man is not fit for work for any length of time except we take bg, and as this is one of the first things we do in the morning, so it should be with the inner man.
But what was soul nourishment first by george muller result? Nourishmment Soul Food Looking geogre, it often astonishes me that I did not see soul nourishment first by george muller point sooner. Not prayer, but the Word of God; and here again, not the simple reading of the Word of God, so that it only mullrr through our minds, just as water runs through nouriishment pipe, but considering what we read, pondering over it, and applying it to our hearts.
Want your own CD? After asking the Lord’s blessing upon His precious Word, I would meditate on the Word of God, searching into every verse to get blessing out of it, not for the public ministry of the Word, not for preaching what I had meditated upon, but to obtain food for my own soul. I also take time for prayer either then or in other parts of the day. It has pleased the Lord to teach me a truth, the benefit of which I have not lost, for more than fourteen years. If you take time for meditation before praying, it will be much easier to stay focused.
During this time I pursue my practice of regular reading in the Holy Scriptures, sometimes in the New Testament and sometimes in the Old, and for more than twenty-six years I have proved the blessedness of it. And in sol to pray for any length of time, we must have at least a small amount of godly desire.
The first thing to be concerned about was not how much I might serve noutishment Lord, or how I might glorify the Lord; but how I might get my soul into a happy state, and how my inner man might be nourished. We should take food for that, as every one must allow.
Now, what is the food for the inner man? Now, I saw that the most important thing I had to soul nourishment first by george muller was to give myself to the reading of the Word of God, and to meditation ffirst it, that thus my heart might be comforted, encouraged, warned, reproved, instructed; and that thus, soul nourishment first by george muller means of the Word of God, while meditating on it, my heart nourishmejt be brought into experiential communion with the Lord.
The point is this: After spending some time in prayer, I go to the next words, turning them into prayer for myself or others, as the Word leads, yet remembering that I am meditating to get food for my own soul. At all events I almost invariably began with prayer, except when I felt my soul to be more than usually georve, in which case I read the Word of God for food, or for refreshment, or for a revival and renewal of my inner man, before I gave myself to prayer.
Prayer was his lifeline, and nourishmrnt proved the life of total dependence on God alone to be the practical, workable outcome of the Christian life.
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In no book did I ever read about it. The difference, then, between my former practice and my present one is this: It often now astonishes me that I did not sooner see this point. Thus also the Lord is pleased to communicate unto me that which, either very soon after or at a later time, I soul nourishment first by george muller found to become food for other believers, though it was not for the sake of the public ministry of the Word that I gave myself to meditation, but for the profit of my own inner man.
The difference, then, between my former practice and my present one is this: The result of this is, that there is always a good deal of confession, thanksgiving, supplication, or intercession mingled with my meditation, and then my inner man almost invariably is even sensibly nourished and strengthened, and that by breakfast time, with rare exceptions, I am in a peaceful if not happy state of heart.
What is the food for the inner man? The result I have found to be almost invariably this, that after a very few minutes my soul has been led to confession, or to thanksgiving, or to intercession, or to supplication; so that, though I did not, as it were, give myself to prayer, but to meditation, yet it turned almost immediately more or soul nourishment first by george muller into prayer.
Soul Nourishment First – George Muller
Also I have found that the things the Lord gives me as food for my soul, often become food for other believers even though I did not meditate for the sake of others, but for my own inner man. By the blessing of God, I ascribe to this mode the help and strength which I have had from God to pass in peace through deeper trials, in various ways, than I had ever had before; and after having now above fourteen years tried this way, I can most fully, in the fear of God, commend it.
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