By Thomas Freiling
Might be no different American president is as respected as Abraham Lincoln, whose robust religion and ethical braveness encouraged a kingdom, and whose undying phrases of logic proceed to persuade women and men this day.
In Abraham Lincoln's day-by-day Treasure, readers will locate day-by-day devotional choices in numerous topic issues. each one devotion comprises Scripture, a devotional idea, a non secular or inspirational quote from Lincoln or a comparable truth approximately his lifestyles, and take-away for private program. This specific devotional is outfitted round the Believer's day-by-day Treasure, a e-book Lincoln used to be given in 1847 upon the loss of life of his son and that he carried with him continuously. Lincoln usually quoted from the Believer's day-by-day Treasure in his addresses to the state and incorporated snippets from it in his letters. He additionally learn from it for private energy throughout the Civil War.
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Introduction In this book I offer the reader daily doses of Abraham Lincoln’s spiritual and moral axioms equaling a year’s worth of godly advice from America’s greatest president. I call them daily treasures, first, because many of them are based on a nineteenth-century devotional book used by Lincoln during the Civil War entitled The Believer’s Daily Treasure. The second reason I call them treasures is because they will make you rich. Read them and you’ll abound in godly wisdom and spiritual truth.
If you struggle to be honest, loyal, or humble, let Lincoln go to work on your character. If you give no time to God, struggle to find God’s will. If you have no need of God’s Word, let Lincoln stir your soul. I discovered The Believer’s Daily Treasure while browsing the dusty shelves of a used-book store. You see, I’m a rare book collector. While others spend their time on the golf course, I can be found at antiquarian book shops. , at the United States House of Representatives. The small devotional, originally published in England in 1852, was filled with Scripture, prose, and poetry for every day of the year.
How would you take it if you were publicly ridiculed? Not many people are accustomed to it, and not many people could take it. But for Lincoln it mattered little. Why? Because he expected to be criticized. It didn’t surprise him, and because he knew it came with the job, he didn’t let it bother him. When you take on a big responsibility, you should expect to be criticized. Get ready for it, and then when it happens, it won’t take you unawares. Week 3 Day 4 How to Gain a Loyal Friend Ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.