THE WORK THAT GOD MAKETH --- Ecclesiastes 3:11. C. H. V. Bogatzky's Daily Devotions April 25.

The Twenty Fifth of April.

THE WORK THAT GOD MAKETH --- Ecclesiastes 3:11.

"God is not the author of confusion . . .--- 1 Corinthains 14:33.

"He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also, no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end." --- Ecclesiastes 3:11.

O Lord, I am like a little child, knowing neither the beginning nor the end of my ways; but thou being a wonderful Counsellor, I think it my only wisdom to be advised and ruled by thee.

Oh show me, then, always thy ways in all things, even in the least, that I may never miss to do thy work in due season, and due order. Make me such a faithful steward, as not to go an inch from thy will, but on all occasions to act and suffer according to thy good pleasure.

Whither, oh whither shall I fly,
But to my loving Saviour's breast?
Secure within thy arms to lie,
And safe beneath thy wings to rest.

I have no might to oppose the foe;
But everlasting strength is thine:
Show me the way that I should go;
Show me the path I should decline.

Which shall I leave, and which pursue?
Thou only my Advisor be;
My God, I know not what to do!
But oh! mine eyes are fix'd on thee.

Foolish, and impotent, and blind,
Lead me a way I have not known;
Bring me where I my heaven may find,
The heaven of loving thee alone.