God so thoroughly knows men, that he can not only tell what they will do, but what they would do under certain circumstances. He knows us better than we know ourselves. Let us always consult his wisdom upon all occasions, and under his direction we shall not err.
Thou art near; yes, Lord, I feel it,
Thou art near where’er I move,
And though sense would fain conceal it,
Faith oft whispers it to love.
Then, my soul, since God doth love thee,
Faint not, droop not, do not fear;
Though his heaven is high above thee,
He himself is ever near!