"Other things may press upon you; the Lord's work even may have urgent claims upon your attention; but I deliberately repeat, it is of supreme and paramount importance that you should seek above all things to have your souls truly happy in God Himself. Day by day seek to make this the most important business of your life. This has been my firm and settled conviction for the last five and thirty years...
I began therefore to mediate on the New Testament from the beginning, early in the morning. The first thing I did, after having asked in a few words the God's blessing upon His precious word, was to begin to meditate on the word of God, searching as if were into every verse to get blessing out of it; not for the sake of the public ministry of the word, not for the sake of preaching on what I had mediated upon, but for the sake of obtaining food for my own soul." (Bethesda Chapel, Bistol in May 1871)
George Muller, Transforming Discovery in spring 1841