SOUL NOURISHMENT FIRST BY GEORGE MULLER PDF
The life of George Muller was characterized by his remarkable trust in God to supply the needs of the Soul Nourishment First by George Ferdinand Muller. 17 Mar George Muller | The School of Prayer. Soul Nourishment First – by George Muller – brought by Peter-John Parisis. Soul Nourishment First (Mueller). From the autobiography of George Mueller. It has pleased the Lord to teach me a truth, the benefit of which I have not lost for.
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Soul Nourishment First – George Muller
The first thing to be concerned about was not how nouurishment I might serve the Lord, or how I might glorify the Lord, but how I might get my soul into a happy state, and how my inner man might be nourished. It often now astonishes me that I did not sooner see this point. The difference, furst, between my former practice and my present one is this: For I might seek to set the truth before the unconverted, I might seek to benefit believers, I might seek to relieve the distressed, I might in other ways seek to behave myself as it becomes a child of God in this world; and yet, not being happy in the Lord, and not being nourished and strengthened in my inner man day by day, all this might figst be attended to in a right spirit.
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And the best time to pray is after our inner man has been nourished by meditation on the Word of God, where we find our Father speaking to us to encourage us, comfort us, instruct us, humble us, and reprove us.
By this, my inner man is usually nourished and strengthened, and by breakfast time, with rare exceptions, I am in a peaceful, if not happy, state of heart. I often spent fifteen to thirty minutes, or even an hour, on my knees, before knowingly receiving comfort, encouragement, and humbling of soul.
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Prayer was his lifeline, zoul he proved the life of total dependence on God alone to be the practical, workable outcome of the Christian life. Here again, not the simple reading of the Word of God, so that it only passes through our minds, as water runs through a pipe, but meditating on it-considering what we read, pondering it, and applying it to our hearts.
I never read about it in any book. No public ministry ever brought the matter before me. We should take food for that, as every fifst must allow. Before this time my practice had been, at least for ten years previously, gekrge an habitual thing, to give myself to prayer, after having dressed myself in the morning.
Yet since God has geofge me this lesson, it is as plain to me as anything, that first of all every morning, the child of God has to obtain food for his inner man. The result I have found to be almost invariably this, that after a very few minutes my soul has been led to confession, or to thanksgiving, or to intercession, or to supplication; so that, though I did not, as it were, give myself to prayer, but to mullr, yet it turned almost immediately more or less into prayer.
His life was characterized by his remarkable trust in God to supply the necessities of life for his numerous dependents.
Daily Soul Food Looking back, it often astonishes me that I did not see this point sooner. Now, prayer, in order to be continued for any length of time in any other than a formal manner, requires, generally speaking, a measure of strength or godly desire: Prayer Resources Welcome to our prayer resources!
When we pray, we speak to God. By the blessing of God, I ascribe to this mode the help and strength which I have had from God to pass in peace through deeper trials, in various way, than I had ever had before. In addition to this, Sul generally read larger portions of the Bible after family prayer.
Soul Nourishment First
And that thus, by means of firat Word of God, whilst meditating on it, my heart be brought into experimental communion with the Lord. Now, I saw that the most important thing I had to do was to give myself to the reading of the Word of God, and to meditation on it, that thus my heart might be comforted, encouraged, warned, reproved, instructed; and that thus, by means of the Word of God, while meditating on it, my heart might be brought into experiential nourisgment with the Lord.
Training Today For Battle Tomorrow. I saw more souul than ever before that the first thing I should do every day was to get my soul happy in the Lord. Looking back, it often astonishes me that I did not see this point sooner.
For my heart, first being nourished by the truth, being brought into experiential fellowship with God, I then speak to my Father and to my Friend vile though I am, and unworthy of it about the things that He niurishment brought before me in His precious Word.
I began therefore to meditate on the New Testament from the beginning, early in the morning. The first thing to be concerned about was not how much I might serve the Lord, or how I might glorify the Lord; forst how I might get my soul into a happy state, and how my zoul man might be nourished.
Formerly, when I rose, I began to pray as soon as possible, and generally spent all my time till breakfast in prayer, or almost all the time.