“He that watereth
shall be watered also himself.”
carefully consider others, God will consider me; and in
some way or other He will recompense me. Let me consider
the poor, and the Lord will consider me. Let me look
after little children, and the Lord will treat me as His
child. Let me feed His flock, and He will feed me. Let
me water His garden, and He will make a watered garden
of my soul. This is the Lord’s own promise; be it mine
to fulfill the condition, and then to expect its
I may care about myself till I grow morbid; I may watch
over my own feelings till I feel nothing; and I may
lament my own weakness till I grow almost too weak to
lament. It will be far more profitable for me to become
unselfish, and out of love to my Lord Jesus begin to
care for the souls of those around me.
My tank is getting very low; no fresh rain comes to fill
it; what shall I do? I will pull up the plug, and let
its contents run out to water the withering plants
What do I see? My cistern seems to fill as it flows. A
secret spring is at work. While all was stagnant, the
fresh spring was sealed; but as my stock flows out to
water others the Lord thinketh upon me.
"Lord Dictated Them"