As though it had never been!

(Octavius Winslow, “Morning Thoughts”) Child of God, soon, oh, how soon! all that now loads your heart with care, and wrings it with sorrow; all that dims your eye with tears, and renders the day anxious and the night sleepless; … Continued

His understanding is unsearchable!

(Cornelius Tyree, “The Glorious Sufficiency of Christ!” 1879) “Our Lord is great, vast in power; His understanding is infinite.” Psalm 147:5 “He knows all things.” 1 John 3:20 Christ’s knowledge is as limitless as His power, His understanding is boundless; He knows the end from the … Continued

Why should I doubt or fear?

(“Every Day!” Author unknown, 1872) “My times are in Your hand!” Psalm 31:15 Is not this truth a joy to you, my soul? It would be a sorry thing for me if my times were in my own hands–and it would afford … Continued

He gave Himself for me!

(John Flavel, 1627-1691)    “The Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me.” Galatians 2:20 The condemnation was Yours, that the justification might be mine! The agony was Yours, that the victory might be mine! The pain was Yours, that eternal pleasure might … Continued

No complaining…

(Francis Quarles, 1592-1644) “How long shall I bear with this evil congregation who are grumbling against Me? I have heard the complaints of the sons of Israel, which they are making against Me.” Numbers 14:27 Complaining Christian! How you wrong the God of mercy, and … Continued

He will make it plain…

(“Every Day!” Author unknown, 1872) “You do not realize now what I am doing–but later you will understand.” John 13:7 Peter could not apprehend the design of our Lord in washing the disciples’ feet, and impatiently expressed his surprise, “You shall … Continued

Worst & best days…

(Jerry Bridges) GRACE is God’s free and unmerited favor shown to guilty sinners who deserve only judgment. It’s the love of God shown to the unlovely. It is God reaching downward to people who are in rebellion against Him. Christian! Your … Continued

Sovereign blessings!

(Letters of William Romaine, 1714-1795) My dear friend, He does all things for the best! And He is teaching you not only to say it, but also to feel it. He will make you sensible that all His dealings with you are in loving-kindness … Continued

Streams of Consolation…

(John MacDuff, “Sunsets on the Hebrew Mountains”) “Is there no Balm in Gilead? Is there no Physician there?” Jeremiah 8:22 There is not a wounded bosom on earth for which there is not Balm in Gilead, and a Physician there. … Continued

Infinitely wise and gracious…

(“Every Day!” Author unknown, 1872) “We know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God–to those who are called according to His purpose!” Romans 8:28 We love Him–because He first loved us! When … Continued