Remedy for a troubled heart

(James Smith, “The Remedy for a Troubled Heart!”) “Let not your heart be troubled. You believe in God — believe also in Me!” John 14:1 Our Lord would have us be calm, patient, and composed; therefore He says, “Let not your heart … Continued

Nothing is left to ‘chance.’

(James Smith) “My times are in Your hand!” Psalm 31:15 Every event is under Divine control. Nothing is left to ‘chance’. The hand of God is in all that occurs: directing, overruling, and sanctifying everything to our good and His glory. … Continued

the grand object of faith

(Charles Spurgeon) “We fix our eyes not on what is seen–but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal!” 2 Corinthians 4:18 In our Christian pilgrimage it is well for the most part to … Continued

Infinite Wisdom…

“Letters of Mary Winslow” 1774-1854 My heart feels for you, my dear friend, in your deep, deep trial. This present world is a world of sadness; but when we think of that glorious world which is to come, into which … Continued

A Father to His people…

(James Smith, “The Love of Christ! The Fullness, Freeness, and Immutability of the Savior’s Grace Displayed!”) Jesus has revealed Himself as a Father to His people. Having begotten them again unto a living hope — He treats them as His children, and deals with them as … Continued

What astonishing Love!

(John Flavel) “For God loved the world so much that He gave His one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life!” John 3:16 Let it be considered, to what the Father gave His … Continued

This one thought…

(George Everard, 1884) “You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus!” Galatians 3:26 Here is one of the sweetest privileges of the Christian life. The Christian is God’s beloved child, and shares all the love and tenderness of the Father’s … Continued

Growing in Grace…

(Thomas Moor, “Counsels and Thoughts for the Spiritual Life of Believers” 1882) Remember that among your chief thoughts of the Lord Jesus, one must ever have a prominent place: that He is ever looking down upon you and watching you with … Continued

Your Word has revived me!

(Thomas Guthrie) “Oh, how I love Your Law! I meditate on it all day long!” Psalm 119:97 The Bible is . . . an armory of heavenly weapons, a pharmacy of infallible medicines, a mine of exhaustless wealth, a guidebook for every road, … Continued

No eye has seen…

(John MacDuff, “The Promised Land” 1859) “And the days of your mourning shall be ended!” Isaiah 60:20 The present world is a valley of tears — a wilderness of woe. While passing through it, we are exposed to sorrows and sufferings of various kinds. Pain and disease beset us on … Continued