He Will Not Lose One. No Not One

Thus does the Lord lead His people. He leads them through
the wilderness, up the steep ascent, and down into the low valley,
through water and fire, cloud and storm, thorn-brake and desert,
watching them with an eye that never slumbers, keeping them by
a hand that never wearies, and encircling them with a love that
never chills. Thus, step by step He leads them on, from grace to
glory, from earth to heaven, from the wilderness below to the paradise
above. Not one of that flock, thus led, thus guarded, thus
loved, shall be missing when the Shepherd folds them on high. His
“rod and His staff ” will be found to have restored them, guided
them, comforted them, and at last to have brought them home—
little faith, and fickle love, and weak grace, and limited experi-ence,
and defective knowledge, and faltering steps, finding their
way, through trial and temptation and suffering, home to God—
not one “vessel of mercy” missing.

Octavius Winslow “Help Heavenward”

About Matthew Blair

Sinner saved by grace.
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1 Response to He Will Not Lose One. No Not One

  1. Gary Zimmerli says:

    Some through the water, some through the flood, some through the fire, but all through the blood.

    Thanks for a beautiful post!

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