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March 20

Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve. — Matt 4:10

Blessed are they that keep His testimonies, and that seek Him with the whole heart. — Ps 119:2

The comfort of a mind at rest
From every care Thou hast not blest;
A heart from all the world set free,
To worship and to wait on Thee.

Resign every forbidden joy; restrain every wish that is not referred to His will; banish all eager desires, all anxiety. Desire only the will of God; seek Him alone, and you will find peace.

“I’ve been a great deal happier since I have given up thinking about what is easy and pleasant, and being discontented because I couldn’t have my own will. Our life is determined for us; and it makes the mind very free when we give up wishing, and only think of bearing what is laid upon us, and doing what is given us to do.”

Daily Strength for Daily Needs - March 20

Public domain content taken from Daily Strength for Daily Needs by Mary Wilder Tileston.

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