Ebenezer!


(John MacDuff, “Ripples in the Twilight” 1885)

“Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen. He named it ‘Ebenezer’ saying: Thus far has the LORD helped us!” 1 Samuel 7:12

What a retrospect will that be at the end of life’s journey! The rough paths, the jagged precipices, the valleys of humiliation — all will be seen to have been bathed in the luminous light of God’s love and wisdom. There will be nothing more but to erect earth’s farewell monument, and to carve upon it, “Ebenezer!

“And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose!” Romans 8:28

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