WHAT OF MY HOUSE?
"Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house" Acts 16:31
gospel for a man with a sword at his throat is the gospel for me. This
would suit me if I were dying, and it is all that I need while I am
living. I look away from self, and sin, and all idea of personal merit,
and I trust the Lord Jesus as the Saviour whom God has given. I believe
in Him, I rest on Him, I accept Him to be my all in all. Lord, I am
saved, and I shall be saved to all eternity, for I believe in Jesus.
Blessed be thy name for this. May I daily prove by my life that I am
saved from selfishness, and worldliness, and every form of evil.
those last words about my "house": Lord, I would not run away with half
a promise when thou dost give a whole one. I beseech thee, save all my
family. Save the nearest and dearest. Convert the children, and the
grandchildren, if I have any. Be gracious to my servants, and all who
dwell under my roof, or work for me. Thou makest this promise to me
personally if I believe in the Lord Jesus; I beseech thee to do as thou
I would go over in my
prayer every day the names of all my brothers and sisters, parents,
children, friends, relatives, servants, and give thee no rest till that
word is fulfilled, "and thy house."