Faith by Jesse Hendley

Jesse M. Hendley
October 11, 1907---November 30, 1994
Matthew 8:5-13

It is wonderful to talk about the Lord Jesus Christ,
isn't it? It is wonderful to love Him, wonderful to
trust Him, wonderful to serve Him. It is wonderful to
give our lives unto Him. You know, He says, "I am the

In a recent union campaign, each morning we met in the
church from 10:00 until 10:45 with just the people of
God, and there we studied together the Word of God.
How our hearts burned within us as we meditated on the
great truths about the Lord Jesus! Each morning I
would go downstairs for a few minutes meditation
during the song service, just before it was time to
speak. There in one of the junior departments was a
picture that was a great blessing to me. I would like
to have one like it. It was a picture of the Lord
Jesus standing at the edge of a road with a large
group of children. The road was stretching out through
the valleys and over the mountains ahead and it lost
itself out there in the distance. The lesson of the
picture was, "Give your life to Jesus in youth and let
Him lead you over life's road and safely on home to

That touched my heart deeply. It is wonderful to walk
with Jesus. Some people don't want Him till they get
to the very end of the journey of life. Then, at the
last minute, they give their hearts to Christ. But
that isn't victory! That is a wasted life! God says,
"Remember thy creator in the days of thy youth." That
is the time to come to Jesus. That is the time to
start the life of no regrets. Youth is the time to
remember Christ, and go with Him, and go through all
of life's journey in the company of Jesus, letting Him
lead and guide. That is the way of blessing.

I'm glad I've had twenty years with Jesus! Twenty
golden, glorious years! There have been trials. There
have been some ups and downs in the road. But thank
God, I have never lost the touch of His Hand, ...

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