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"He brought me forth also into a large place; he delivered me; because he delighted in me."
- Psalm 18:19
 
A favorite charge against Christians is that they live in a narrow world. Just how large is a world that begins at birth and ends at death and centers in self, and imagines itself to be free is in reality enslaved by sin?
 
What is this large place? What can it be but God Himself, that infinite Being in whom all other beings and all other streams of life terminate? God is a large place indeed. And it was through humiliation and . . .

"He brought me forth also into a large place; he delivered me; because he delighted in me."
- Psalm 18:19
 
A favorite charge against Christians is that they live in a narrow world. Just how large is a world that begins at birth and ends at death and centers in self, and imagines itself to be free is in reality enslaved by sin?
 
What is this large place? What can it be but God Himself, that infinite Being in whom all other beings and all other streams of life terminate? God is a large place indeed. And it was through humiliation and nothingness that David was brought into it. In contrast ask St. Matthew, Peter and St. Paul when they left to follow Jesus and become missionaries of the world's Savior.
 
Christian friends,The question is not how small, but how large is the Christian's world, that which is seen and that which is not seen. It draws on the resources of Him who said: "As thy days, so shall thy strength be." It is a world that includes everybody for "God so loved the world that He gave His only-begotten Son." It is a world that includes an eternal heaven. It is a world that includes an eternal heaven. Yes, He brought me forth into a large place.
 
Unto Himself! No earthly tongue can tell
The bliss I find since in His heart I dwell;
The things that charmed me once seem all as naught;
Unto Himself I'm brought. 

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