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Expect Much

Charles Kingsley

Today's Devotional

Expect great things from God, and also expect the least things, for the great test of faith is shown about the least matters. People will believe their soul is sure to be saved who have not the heart to expect that God will take away some small burden.

About the author and the source

Charles Kingsley (1819–1875) is recognized for his novels Westward Ho! and Hereward the Wake (among others) and his children's story, The Water Babies. A churchman, he wove Christian themes through all his books. After his death, his wife Fanny compiled a thought for each day of the year from his publications and manuscripts.

Charles Kingsley. MS. Letter, 1842, in Daily Thoughts, edited by Fanny Kingsley. Macmillan and Co., 1885.

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