"Do not live for money; be content with what you have; for God Himself has said, 'I will never leave you or desert you'; and so we can take courage and say, 'The Lord is my Helper, I will not fear; what can man do to me?'" (Heb 13:5,6 NEB).
'I have noticed that wherever there has been
a faithful following of the Lord in a consecrated soul, several things have
inevitably followed, sooner or later. Meekness and quietness of spirit become in
time the characteristics of the daily life.
A submissive acceptance of the Will of God as it comes in the
hourly events of each day; pliability in the hands of God to do or to suffer all
the good pleasure of His Will; sweetness under provocation;
calmness in the midst of turmoil and bustle...
and an insensibility to slights and affronts; absence of worry or anxiety; deliverance from care and fear;