Speak…we are listening…

(“Every Day!” Author unknown, 1872) “Speak Lord, for Your servant is listening!” 1 Samuel 3:9 Lord, I may not expect to hear You speak to me with an audible voice, as You spoke to Samuel; but by Your Word and … Continued

The place of comfort!

The place of comfort! We ourselves know by experience that there is no place for comfort like the cross! It is a tree stripped of all foliage, and apparently dead; yet we sit under its shadow with great delight, and its … Continued

Only one life!

Only One Life! Two little lines I heard one day, Traveling along life’s busy way; Bringing conviction to my heart, And from my mind would not depart: Only one life, ’twill soon be past, Only what’s done for Christ will … Continued

Short gems from Octavius Winslow

Pithy gems from Octavius Winslow, 1808-1878 ~  ~  ~  ~ So completely was Jesus bent upon saving sinners by the sacrifice of Himself–that He created the tree upon which He was to die; and nurtured from infancy, the wicked men who were to … Continued

Short gems from J. Flavel…

Pithy gems from John Flavel, 1628-1691    ~  ~  ~  ~ The Christian shall gain that which he cannot lose–by parting with that which he cannot keep.    ~  ~  ~  ~ Jesus is the fountain, ocean, and center of … Continued

Heavenly light of truth…

This heavenly light of truth (John Angell James) “All Scripture is inspired by God, and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.” 2 Timothy 3:16-17 … Continued

Think about this!

Christian, think about this!  (Richard Baxter) “Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us!” Ephesians 5:2 Is it a small thing in your eyes to be loved by God–to be the son, the spouse, the beloved, the delight of the … Continued

Life changing transformation…

(Arthur Pink) “For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring Word of God!” 1 Peter 1:23 The new birth is very much more than simply shedding a few tears due to … Continued

Afflictions produce endurance, proven character and hope…

(John Fawcett) “We also rejoice in our afflictions, because we know that affliction produces endurance, endurance produces proven character, and proven character produces hope.” Romans 5:3-4 All the afflictions of God’s people are designed, under His gracious management–to test, to make … Continued

Apart from the Spirit…

(Octavius Winslow) “Our gospel came to you not simply with words, but also with power, with the Holy Spirit and with deep conviction!” 1 Thessalonians 1:5 Apart from the Spirit, the Bible cannot quicken, nor sanctify, nor comfort. It may be . … Continued