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It Matters to Him

23 Dec

He, who counts the very hairs of our heads and suffers not a sparrow to fall without him, takes note of the minutest matters that can affect the lives of his children, and regulates them all according to his perfect will, let their origin be what they may.

Hannah Whitall Smith (1832-1911)

The Christian’s Secret of a Happy Life, Wilder, 2009, 153

The Sweeter Rest

1 Nov

Once I knew what it was to rest upon the rock of God’s promises, and it was indeed a precious resting place, but now I rest in His grace. He is teaching me that the bosom of His love is a far sweeter resting-place than even the rock of His promises.

Hannah Whitall Smith (1832-1911)

Quoted in Mystics, Mavericks & Miracle Workers, by E. Sandras & J. Chatraw, Ampelon 2007, 140

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