Comfort of comforts…

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(Thomas Brooks, "The Transcendent Excellency of a Believer's Portion above All Earthly Portions") The knowledge of a man's property in God—is the comfort of comforts. ...Of all words, the word mine is the sweetest…

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We have not passed this way before…

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(J.R. Miller) "You have not passed this way before!" Joshua 3:4 "Abraham named the place Jehovah-Jireh (which means 'the LORD will provide')" Genesis 22:14 As you begin meditating on this…

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The sweet, inward, quiet, gracious frame of spirit…

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Jeremiah Burroughs, 1600-1646) "I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances!" Philippians 4:11 Christian contentment is that sweet, inward, quiet, gracious frame of spirit, which freely submits to and…

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Sorrows, cares and losses

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(John Angell James, 1785-1859) "Since we have now been justified by His blood, how much more shall we be saved from God's wrath through Him!" Romans 5:9 What are all your sorrows, your cares,…

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The most excellent choice – part 1

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(Thomas Doolittle, "Love to Christ Necessary to Escape the Curse at His Coming!" 1693) Can you find a more EXCELLENT OBJECT for your love, than Jesus? If you search through…

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in the day of trouble…

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(Newman Hall, "Leaves of Healing from the Garden of Grief"  1891) "Call upon Me in the day of trouble, and I will deliver you." Psalm 50:15 If God is willing…

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the school of trials…

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(Octavius Winslow, "Trial, A Help Heavenward") The school of trial is the school of spiritual knowledge. Oh yes, in severe trials we learn more of . . . God's power to support us, His wisdom to guide us, His love to comfort us,…

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When my heart is overwhelmed…

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Charles Spurgeon When my heart is overwhelmed—lead me to the Rock that is higher than I!" Psalm 61:2 Most of us know what it is to be overwhelmed in heart—sinking like…

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