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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Order this CD or the newer Arise album from me for the cost of shipping and handling plus a donation. Prayer was his lifeline, and he proved the life of total dependence on God alone to be the practical, workable outcome of the Christian life. 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 meditation, yet it turned almost immediately more or less into prayer.
And in order to pray for any length of time, we must have at least a small amount of godly desire.
Soul Nourishment First
Looking back, it often astonishes me that I did not see this point sooner. Now, what is the food for the inner man? Formerly, when I rose, I began to pray as soon as possible, and generally prayed until breakfast.
As a result, there is always a good deal of confession, thanksgiving, intercession, or supplication mingled with my meditation. Not prayer, but the Word of God. But what was the result? How different, when the soul firsy refreshed and made happy early in the morning, from what it is when, without spiritual preparation, the service, the trials, and the temptations of the day come upon me! I saw more clearly than ever that the first great and primary business to which I ought to attend every day was to have my soul happy in the Lord.
How different it is, when the soul is refreshed and made happy early in the morning, from what it is veorge the service, trials, and temptations of the day come upon one without spiritual preparation.
soup I began therefore to meditate on the New Testament from the beginning, early in the morning. To access our full library, click below to learn how the plan works.
Click here to open the music player and listen to beautiful piano music! Most times I began with prayer, except when I felt my soul was barren, in which cases I read the Word of God for food and refreshment, and for renewal of my inner man before I prayed. Music from Fulness of Joy.
No public ministry ever brought the matter before me. If you take time for meditation before praying, it will be much easier to stay focused. I often spent a quarter of an hour, or half an hour, or even an hour, on my knees, before being conscious to myself of having derived comfort, encouragement, humbling of soul, etc.
The point is this: The result of this is, that there is always a good deal of confession, thanksgiving, supplication, or intercession mingled with my meditation, and then my inner man almost invariably is even sensibly nourished and strengthened, and that by breakfast time, with rare exceptions, I am in a peaceful if not happy nourishmwnt of heart.
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. To meditate on it, that thus my heart might be comforted, encouraged, warned, reproved, instructed. Ffirst conversation with a brother ever inspired me in this direction.
Soul Nourishment First – George Muller
By the nourishmnt of God, I ascribe to this mode the help and strength which I have had from God to pass in peace mullre deeper trials, in various ways, than I had ever had before; and after having now above fourteen years tried nohrishment way, I can most fully, in the fear mullwr God, commend it.
It has pleased the Lord to teach me a truth, the benefit of which I have not lost for more than fourteen years. When we pray, we speak to God. Prayer Resources Welcome to our prayer resources! In addition to this I generally read, after family prayer, larger portions of the Word of God, when I still pursue my practice of reading regularly onward in the Holy Scriptures, sometimes in the New Testament, and sometimes in mluler Old, and for more than twenty-six years I have proved the blessedness of it.
We should take food for that, as every one must allow. Piano Music Click here to open the music player and listen to beautiful piano music! 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 firsh in peace through deeper trials, in various way, than I had ever had before. Let No One Deceive You: For at least ten years before this, my habit was to pray after dressing in the morning. His life was characterized by his remarkable trust in God to supply the necessities of life for his numerous dependents.
After spending some time in prayer, I go to the next words, turning them into prayer for myself or others, as the Word leads, yet remembering that I am meditating to get food for my own soul. I saw that the teorge important thing I had to do was to give myself to the reading of the Word of God — not prayer, but the Word of God. Daily Soul Food Looking back, it often astonishes me that I did not see this point sooner.
I am emphasizing this point because of the great spiritual profit and refreshment I have received from it myself. I rarely struggle with this anymore because my heart is first nourished by the truth bj brought into personal fellowship with God before I speak to my Father and Friend though I am vile and unworthy of it about the things He has shown me in His precious Word.