From Robert Murray MCheyne, The Lord’s Dealings with His People:
Ah, beloved, he loves us better every day. It was said of Jesus, “He increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man” (Luke 2:52). So it is with all that are united to him. If, when we were enemies, God loved and Jesus died for us, how much more now, being reconciled by the death of his Son! Ah, yes! he will love us – “I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you.”
I would now apply this subject.
To you that are bold, and have no fears – no doubts. Ah! rejoice with trembling. Believer, you are carried by the same hand. The nailed hand of Jesus is underneath you. Walk softly.
To you that are fearful, fear not: your Redeemer is strong. He that brought you to Christ will bring you safe to glory. He, from his throne, will put the crown upon your head – the crown of victory. He will do it -“I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you.” Greater is he that is for you, than he that is in the world” (1 John 4:4). “Fear not, little flock: it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom” (Luke 12:32).