Many a father who has died
in the faith, resting upon the eternal promise of God, has left his
loved ones in full trust that the Lord would care for them.
And how does the Lord provide for these
bereaved ones? He does not work a miracle
in sending manna from heaven; He does not
send ravens to bring them food; but He
works a miracle upon human hearts,
expelling selfishness from the soul and
unsealing the fountains of benevolence.
He tests the love of His professed followers by
committing to their tender mercies the afflicted
and bereaved ones…